Cuba Ready to Host International Theater Festival
- Submitted by: lena campos
- 10 / 11 / 2013
Companies of over 70 countries of Latin America, Europe, the United States and China will take part in the 15th edition of Havana’s International Theater Festival, to be inaugurated on October 25.
Convened by the National Council of Performing Arts, the Festival will be dedicated to Russian theater actor and pedagogue Konstantin Stanislavski, for his technical contribution, creative, generative and transformational ability, the Prensa Latina news agency reported.
In addition to Havana theaters, parks and squares, the provinces of Pinar del Río, Artemisa, Mayabeque, Matanzas, Villa Clara, Sancti Spiritus, and Cienfuegos will be sub-venues of the Festival.
In a press conference, Noel Bonilla, artistic commissioner of the Festival, informed that the meeting will include a cycle of lectures on “The policy of social borders in theater and dance today,” by Benjamin Wihstutz, of the Free University of Berlin.
The 15th edition of the Festival will begin with the staging of Ana Karenina by the Evgueni Vajtangov State Academic Theater of Russia.