Theatre

    • Prof. Andrey Avramov, stage director: Dario Fo is of my blood type

      Prof. Andrey Avramov, stage director: Dario Fo is of my blood type

      The art of humour is a peculiar thing, especially when it is publicly displayed. It is a difficult and very responsible matter. Humour has different dimensions - sincere, biting, vicious, sarcastic… Pulling these invisible threads, which cause theatre audiences to laugh, is a specific thing and a part of our job is to catch them. The nature of humour is such that it originates very often from the juxtaposition of paradoxical and unexpected twists, says stage director Andrey Avramov in an interview to Europost.

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    • Czech robots are being taught to become playwrights

      Czech robots are being taught to become playwrights

      Researchers at Charles University, Svanda Theater and the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague are currently working on an intriguing research project that merges artificial intelligence and robotics with theater. Dubbed, THEaiTRE, the project's main objective is to use AI to create an innovative theatrical performance, which is expected to premiere in January 2021.

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    • Director Boyko Iliev: Without soul the stage is nothing

      Director Boyko Iliev: Without soul the stage is nothing

      The 30th anniversary since the creation of Dialogue, the first private theatre in Bulgaria's modern history, was marked with the production Antichrist. Some 20 other attempts to start private theatre companies have failed spectacularly over the years. Today, the concept of an argumentative, even contrarian style of making theatre with unique aesthetics is being kept alive by New Theatre - NDK, says director Boyko Iliev in an interview with EUROPOST.

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