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Project 5 of the European Ensemble
by Wojtek Ziemilski
Dates
https://www.schauspiel-stuttgart.de/ Schauspiel Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart
https://www.schauspiel-stuttgart.de/ Schauspiel Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart
https://www.schauspiel-stuttgart.de/ Schauspiel Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart
Online
Duration – 1 hour, via Zoom
in English with Polish surtitles
World Premiere
via Zoom
Tue – 29. Sep 20
Dates
https://www.schauspiel-stuttgart.de/ Schauspiel Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart
https://www.schauspiel-stuttgart.de/ Schauspiel Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart
https://www.schauspiel-stuttgart.de/ Schauspiel Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart
"Zoom seems like a bad thing. (Close but far, human but square, normal but exhausting....)
Once upon a time of zoom meetings, selfie broadcasting and snap-chat masks there was a country that had LGBTQ+ free zones: ‘zones free of queer ideology’ they called them in the country, but meant: zones free of queer people. The country was part of the EU. The zones were completely mundane and full of strange creatures. We went there. The rest is history.
So we start from Zoom. And we feel awkward. Like it’s a substitute that we’re trying to make ours, to believe this is not just a sex doll. (Because it’s not)
We want to make it bearable. Not just bearable. Cozy. And nice.
Now, stay with us: maybe it’s a metaphor of Europe. Or the EU. The universal language of Europe has this awkward quality, like it’s a substitute. Focus on it not being virtual. The opposite of Matrix - there is a spoon. There is a spoon."

The European Ensemble consists of six young actors - two of them from Germany, Poland and Croatia. They're invited to create their own vision of Europe.

Tickets can be purchased here

Funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation. A coproduction of Schauspiel Stuttgart, Nowy Teatr, Warsaw and Zagreb Youth Theatre (Zagrebačko kazalište mladih).
Staging
Wojtek Ziemilski
Stage design and video design
Wojciech Pustoła
Co-devising
Sodja Zupanc Lotker, Wojciech Pustoła
Dramaturgy
Sodja Zupanc Lotker