New Drama Festival "Drama.UA"

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Country and Region UkraineL'viv oblast
Type of Festival Drama
Location of Festival Lviv, L'viv oblast, Ukraine
Festival Contact Information

Art Workshop & festival Drabyna
Phone: +38(097) 905 39 31

Festival Description

The purpose of this creative action is forming of a favourable environment of permanent action for development of modern Ukrainian dramaturgy and also its popularization. This is an original attempt to come into a notice to a modern drama. Therefore: ‘Drama.UA’. Part 1. The place for creation will be ‘Factory of jam’ (124, B. Khmelnytskyi str.). This is fantastic building — a former canning factory whose history stretches from the 16th century. A jam was produced there not so long ago and it will be now creating and introducing the reckless ideas of dramaturgy and theater.

‘Drama.UA’. Part 2. The action of the festival will be expanding on the Ukrainian-Polish border zone. A theatrical and dramaturgic tented small town will operate under the open sky. Performances will take place there as well as, master-classes and discussions of various kinds. The basic event of both parts of this festival will be a presentation of readings and presentations of well known plays whose authors changed the face of European and Ukrainian dramaturgy.

Within the limits of festival will take place:
—Master-classes and meetings with dramatists;
—A video project ‘Video stage’;
—Interactive lectures from modern dramaturgy;
—Readings European and Ukrainian dramatists plays;
—A competition of plays ‘Drama on a ladder’;
—theater’s performances; and

Dramatists, theaters, specialists in drama study, critics and all those interested are invited to participate in this festival. Details of participation and other information is available on the festival web site at The festival is organized by: art workshop & festival ‘Drabyna’.

Festival Dates June 30 - July 4, 2010
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