International Conference on Arts and Humanities
EURIPIDES THE INNOVATOR
Part III - TRANSITIONS
on May 10th to 13th, 2018
20.30 Gardzienice Theatre’s Performances ELEKTRA and IPHIGENIA AT AULIS (or IPHIGENIA IN TAURIS) dir. by Włodzimierz Staniewski (appx. 40 min. each)
and Evening Integrative Gathering run by Gardzienice actors (songs, recitations, video-clips); together with supper prepared by Hostesses Club from Gardzienice – The Palace
Friday, 11th May
9.00-10.00: Workshop: Gardzienice Actors & Musicians
10.40-11.00: Welcoming address - Why Euripides in Gardzienice? – Włodzimierz Staniewski, Director of E-CTP Gardzienice, lecturer at the Faculty of “Artes Liberales”, University of Warsaw, Robert Sucharski, Professor, Dean of the Faculty of “Artes Liberales”, University of Warsaw.
Chair Jan Bremmer
11.00-11.30: Transitions between Madness and Sanity: Euripides and medical texts – Mr. Robin Lane Fox, Emeritus Fellow of New College, Oxford and Reader in Ancient History, University of Oxford.
11.30-12.00: Sacrificial ritual(s) in the Bakchai. Towards a conclusion – Krzysztof Bielawski, Professor in the Institute for Classical Philology, Jagiellonian University, Cracow.
12.00-12.15: Euripides’ Bacchae: programme notes for tonight’s performance by Thiasos – Yana Sistovari, Artistic Director of Thiasos Theatre Company London,and Hon. Associate of APGRD, Oxford.
Chair Krzysztof Bielawski
12.45-13.15: Re-reading Euripides’ Bacchae through performance at the end of the nineteenth and into the early twentieth centuries – Fiona Macintosh, Professor of Classical Reception and Fellow of St Hilda's College, University of Oxford. Director of the Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama, University of Oxford.
13.15-13.45: The life and death of Adonis on the ancient Greek and Roman stage – Aleksandra Klęczar, Doctor in the Institute for Classical Philology, Jagiellonian University, Cracow.
13.45-14.15: Beyond joy and pain: Dionysos in the tragedies by Nicos Kazantzakis – Małgorzata Borowska, Professor in theFaculty of "Artes Liberales", University of Warsaw.
Chair: Włodzimierz Staniewski
16.30-17.00: How humans are left at the end of Euripides’ tragedies – Oliver Taplin, Fellow and Professor Emeritus, Magdalen College, University of Oxford.
Chair: David Wiles
17.00-18.15: PANEL on Euripides and the emotions - The speakers will be given 5 minutes each to present their position on a question which will be discussed between them.
20:30: PERFORMANCE—The Bacchae by Thiasos Theatre dir. by Yana Sistovari and MJ Coldiron (105 min.)
22.00: Post-performance reception (with supper prepared by Hostesses Club from Gardzienice)
Saturday, 12th May
9.00-10.00: Working in Graeco-Roman Helmet Masks—their effect on performance approaches in terms of vocal production, physical embodiment and expressivity – Workshop with MJ Coldiron, Doctor, Deputy Head of BA World Performance, E15 Acting School, University of Essex and Associate Director of Thiasos Theatre Company.
Chair: Oliver Taplin
11.00-11.30: Nevertheless They Persisted: Euripides' Medea, Hecuba and Helen – Rush Rehm, Professor of Drama and Classics at Stanford Unversity, California, USA and Artistic Director of Stanford Repertory Theater.
11.30-12.00: The gender re-contextualization of Euripidean characters on contemporary stage – Małgorzata Budzowska, Doctor in theClassical Philology Department, University of Łódz.
12.00-12.30: Euripides and the female orator – David Wiles, Emeritus Professor of Drama, University of Exeter, UK.
Chair: Rush Rehm
13.00-13.30: Transitions in Euripides' Alcestis – Jan Bremmer, Professor of Religious Studies and Theology, University of Groningen, Netherlands.
13.30-14.00: Death in Tragicomedy “Alcestis” by Euripides – Jadwiga Czerwinska, Professor in the Italian Studies Department, University of Łódź.
14.00-14.30: Traces of ancient Greek marriage and Euripides's influence in Wyspianski's "Wedding" – Włodzimierz Staniewski, Director of E-CTP Gardzienice, lecturer at the Faculty of “Artes Liberales”, University of Warsaw.
Chair: Aleksandra Klęczar
16.30-17.00: Met e... Euripides' ‘Met emoi’ fragment as a foundation myth for contemporary music - Jan Lech, Theatre Ecology Workspace in the Faculty of "Artes Liberales", University of Warsaw.
Chair: Fiona Macintosh
17.00-18.30 PANEL on Euripides and Gender: How has the thinking about Euripides and Gender changed over the last twenty years? - The speakers will be given 5 minutes each to present their position on a question which will be discussed between them.
20:30 PERFORMANCE - WEDDING by Gardzienice dir. by Włodzimierz Staniewski (1h)
22.00 Post-performance reception (with supper prepared by Hostesses Club from Gardzienice)
Sunday 13 May
11:30-13.00: FINAL PANEL and Closing of the Conference
EURIPIDES - INNOVATOR
May 11 - 15, 2017
Gardzienice, in collaboration with Artes Liberales Faculty, Univ. of Warsaw
Conference Program, 2017
Thursday, May 11th, Gardzienice
arrival and accommodation
20:00 Theatre events, Meeting and Gathering (food and drinks)
including: short film from the 1st Conference “Euripides-Innovator” 2016
Friday, May 12th, Gardzienice
9:00 – 10:00 Music Workshop with Roberto Tangianu (and assistant) – Sardinia
11:00 – 15:00 Conference:
13:00 – 13:30 Break
17:00 – 18:15 Conference:
20:00 Concert by Roberto Tangianu: launeddas (triple-pipe) – Sardinia
22:00 Teatr "Gardzienice" IFIGENIA at A...
from 20:00 Night Conference Club
Saturday, May 13th, Gardzienice
9:00 – 10:00 Workshop with "Gardzienice" Theatre actors and musicians
11:00 – 15:00 Conference:
13:00 – 13:30 break
17:00 – 19:00 Conference: Yana Sistovari and Thiasos Theatre
17:00 – 17:20 Yana Sistovari: Rebirth of the earth, possession and lament in Euripides’ Bacchae – Artistic Director of Theatre Thiasos, London
17:20 – 19:00 IteBakchai – towards a performance of Euripides’ Bacchae"
21.00 – "Gardzienice" Theatre ELEKTRA
Academy for Theatre Practices with "Gardzienice" actors SCENES FROM THE WEDDING
from 20.00 Night Conference Club (conversations, etc.)
Sunday, May 14th, Gardzienice
9:00 – 10:00 Workshop withactors and musicians of "Gardzienice" Theatre
11.00 – 12.30 Armand D'Angour, MaciejRychły, WłodzimierzStaniewski: The sounds of Ancient Music - Scientific Research & Practice, with presentations
Monday, May 15th, Warsaw, Faculty of “Artes Liberales” UW, 72 Dobra Street
17:30 – 19:00 Lecture of Professor Armand D’Angour: Reviving Orestes: the sound of the Chorus. Accompanied by presentation of Orestes music reconstruction according to D’Angour; "Gardzienice" Theatre actors and musician swith Maciej Rychły; Chair: Włodzimierz Staniewski
Euripides – the Innovator
Gardzienice, May 13th-15th 2016
International scientific and artistic conference
Agenda of conference:
May 13, 2016 (Friday)
17:00–19:00 workshop by Thiasos Theatre Company for collected students and actors from Gardzienice and all arround Poland, 50 people, which includes:
20:00 Theatrical Marathon ("Gardzienice" Theatre)
May 14, 2016 (Saturday)
9.00–10.00 Workshops by Thiasos, shared with "Gardzienice" team
20.00 Hippolytos by Euripides, Thiasos Theatre Company, premiere.
21.00 – questions and answers ( 20-30 min)
May, 15th (Sunday)
9.00-10. 00 Workshop by Thiasos, shared with Gardzienice team
16:00 - 16:45 Trditional Indonesian Dances demo with live performance and video footage (with explanation by Dr MJ Coldiron)