Fortress Theatre Festival
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|Country and Region||Serbia — Danube|
|Type of Festival||Drama|
|Location of Festival||Smederevo, Danube, Serbia|
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Ambijentalni pozorišni festival
|Festival Dates||July 11 - 20, 2012|
Performance features 2012:
- Wednesday, July 11 in the evening the action theatre ensemble from Freiburg will open the Fortress Theatre Festival in Smederevo with the production TRANSITion. Setup is taking place right now at temperatures slightly below 40 ºC. The collaboration with the Serbian festival is part of a cultural cooperation programme between the state of Baden-Württemberg and the Republic of Serbia.
- Romeo feat. Julia
- Saturday and Sunday, July 14 and 15 — The final work of the youth project featuring over 120 youths from Freiburg and the surrounding area, as well as 8 young rappers from different parts of Germany, rehearsed at the hall of the freight station (Güterbahnhof), together with the SWR Symphonic Orchestra of Baden-Baden and Freiburg. Under the title “Romeo feat. Julia” this musical play based on Sergei Prokofjew’s ballet “Romeo and Juliette”. The youths will rap with texts taken from the original version of Shakespeare, and will be accompanied by a band of orchester musicians and the bass player Robbee Mariano (Söhne Mannheims). Arrangements: Chr. Grund. The youths have been working on this project since January under the direction of Sigrun Fritsch and five choreographers.