Prague Crossroads Festival
Prague Crossroads 2021...
….will take place! If not as a presentation of foreign performances, then in any form the pandemics will allow. Last year’s program had to be cancelled completely, but instead we organised a workshop with the choreographer Flora Détraz, prepared a ‘telephone project’ Distant Thoughts with the Dutch group Building Conversation, and provided scholarships for two Belarussian playwrights. The ethos and sense of the Prague Crossroads Festival – keeping in contact with foreign theatres, following new trends, and the original human-rights aspect – were thus maintained.
We have changed the concept of the ‘Prague Crossroads’. Rather than a regular festival assigned a serial number and exact dates, we conceive them as a dramaturgy line focusing on co-operation with theatres abroad. Under ideal conditions, we will bring interesting foreign performances but also organise accompanying events, such as meetings with the authors, workshops led by the artists, or stage ‘reading’ of their works; we will also continue our support for Belarussian artists through a new round of literary residential stays.
The program for the first part of the season is known and presented below; the second part is being negotiated – the more you can look forward to what the spring brings.