Leioa Festival of Comedy Street Theatre (Festival de Artistes de Rue de Leioa)
|Country and Region||Spain — Basque Country|
|Type of Festival||Comedy|
|Location of Festival||Leioa, Basque Country, Spain|
|Festival Contact Information|
The LEIOA Festival of Comedy Street Theatre featuare companies and artists of diverse performances in the field of Street Arts. Leading Basque, Spanish and international companies premiere numerous productions and, at the same time, providing young and upcoming performers the opportunity to show off their work. A mixture of experience and youth that has enabled this festival to remain fresh after all these years.
One of the core goals that the festival pursues is to become the perfect setting for showcasing all kinds of performance styles within the field of Street Arts. For four days, Leioa provides a unique opportunity for companies, distributors, programmers and press to experience theatre in its purest form. It is a time to forge contacts, share ideas, present shows and contract performances; a scenario in which to live and breathe theatre right around the clock. All this hand-in-hand with a local audience that pours out onto the streets, ready to take part and actively enjoy each one of the performances on offer.
|Festival Dates||May 16 - 18, 2013|
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- The time of year has now arrived when we invite you to submit your shows to be considered for participation in the 13th UMORE AZOKA – LEIOA Festival of Street Arts, which is to be held on 16, 17, 18 May 2012. The celebration of this 14 Edition makes this Performing Arts Festival one of the most important in Spain and Europe in the field of Street Arts. This claim is backed up by the interest shown in taking part both within the sphere of companies/performers and by those professionals in the contracting sector. Umore azoka has consolidated its existence as a festival through the presence, year after year, of leading companies from the Basque Country, Spain and abroad, through the premiere of numerous productions and, at the same time, by offering up-and-coming artistes the chance to show off their work. A combination of experience and youth ensures that Umore Azoka has remained fresh over these years. One of the permanent and underlying goals of the Umore azoka is to become the perfect setting for showcasing all kinds of performing art expressions within the field of Street Arts. For four days, Leioa provides a unique opportunity for companies, distributors, programmers and media to co-exist with the theatre in its purest form. It is a time to make contacts, share ideas, present productions and contract performances; a forum in which to live and breathe theatre right around the clock. All this is compounded by the audiences of local people who pour out onto the streets during these days, actively ready to take part and enjoy each one of the shows staged for them. If you would like to register for this forthcoming edition of Umore azoka, please read the
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