International Contemporary Dance Festival ‘New Baltic Dance' during 17 years of its existence has grown up into one of the main and most prestigious dance festivals in the Baltic Sea region. It is organized by Lithuanian Dance Information Centre and Vilnius Festivals. This year the festival will take place on May 9–15 at different venues in Vilnius. With the slogan - Energy which changes - we present the program of the festival.
On March 27th, 2014, International Theatre day, in Panevėžys, Juozas Miltinis Drama Theatre the winners of the Golden Stage Cross were announced. Between the nominations in 14 categories - 8 nominations were for the Arts Printing House productions, artists and works of the Residents.
Chamber opera for a woman, a man, an accordion, a guitar and electronics - truetruestory is a joint project of three artists: composer AlbertasNavickas, director LoretaVaskova and set designer SimonaBiekšaitė. It was provoked by Jorge Luis Borges’ phrase claiming that “invented morals are senseless” and developed having in mind Borges’ short story “Emma Zunz” as well as the personality of Valerie Solanas, a woman that attempted to kill Andy Warhol in 1968.
Arts Printing House offers a residency to professional international artists in Contemporary Performing Arts field: Contemporary Circus, Theatre, Dance. As well the Arts Printing House for the first time opens residency to the Administrators of performing arts: art directors, festival programmers or managers of the field. We try to encourage and strengthen the interaction between Lithuanian artists and guests from other countries via Artists in Residence program Print Art on Stage.
The 27th of March is an International theatre day and the prestigious Lithuanian theater awards – Golden Stage Cross.
Among the nominees for the awards – Arts Printing House productions and the Residents.
The nominees for the 2013 awards are:
“Open Space” is the main program of the Arts Printing House with an administrative, technical and financial support for a young artists. Also is a chance to debut in the professional stage and to present new ideas to the public.
At the end of the calendar winter Arts Printing House – announces – Dance till it is spring and presents the newest dance performances.
20 of February - Modern dance company Aura presents: Box Melancolique.
Four performers are thrown into a box mélancolique, trying to find these defining reference points – visualizing and dissecting them, fabricating a new mental landscape melding the time lines into one visual experience. Choreography: Johannes Wieland (Germany).
Arts Printing House in a cooperation with Korzo Producties presents the premier of the dance performance – “W(o)men”. Choreographer - well known Jérôme Meyer (Switzerland/ The Netherlands), who was working in Vilnius with four Lithuanian dancers – Agne Ramanauskaite, Airida Gudaite, Ieva Navickaite and Mantas Stabacinskas. The sketch of this performance have been presented in 2012 in the NLdanceLT - Lithuanian and Dutch dance collaborational event. After a huge success we invited choreographer Jérôme Meyer to create a full lenght performance. Before the upcoming performances on 26 of February and 23 of March – we present an interview with the chorographer Jérôme Meyer.