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euro-scene Leipzig – Festival of Contemporary European Theatre and Dance

euro-scene Leipzig 2020 - 30th Festival of contemporary European theatre and dance

Schauspieler Nikolaus Habjan führt das Figurentheater F- ZAWREL bei der euro scene Leipzig auf, Kultur in Leipzig, Bühnen, Leipziger Festivalherbst
Nikolaus Habjan, Vienna, in his solo “F. Zawrel – erbbiologisch und sozial minderwertig” (“F. Zawrel – genetically and socially inferior”), Figure theatre, Guest performance within euro-scene Leipzig 2020 at Schauspielhaus (Photo: Barbara Pálffy, Vienna)

euro-scene Leipzig will take place for the 30th time from 03. – 08. November 2020. The festival of contemporary European theatre and dance will show about 12 guest performances from 10 countries in approximately 25 performances at 8 venues, among them several German premières. Leipzig’s Mayor, Burkhard Jung, is the festival’s patron.

In the 30th anniversary year, there will be a reunion with numerous artists who have had a special influence on euro-scene Leipzig. Nikolaus Habjan, puppet builder and puppeteer, director and performer from Vienna, is one of them.

euro-scene Leipzig was founded in 1991. Every year, it brings experimental theatre and innovative dance from throughout Europe to Leipzig on six days in November. euro-scene Leipzig is the only festival for contemporary theatre and modern dance in the new German states and belongs to the most important festivals of its kind in Europe.

The festival programme will be announced at the beginning of July 2020.

Ticket sale for euro-scene Leipzig 2020 will start on Saturday, 26.09.2020.