From June 25 – July 1, 2016, the theatre company Cantieri Meticci will be travelling across Poland to join the first edition of the Atlas Festival.
Over 100 participants from 20 countries all over the world will create an international festival with the collaboration of other theater companies from four European cities: Warsaw, Bologna, Paris and Antwerp. Six days of theater, music and workshops in which art becomes a tool to reflect on the collective memory issues, migration and racism, the new frontiers and reception policies of European countries.
On July 1, the Bolognese company will be on stage with the performance “the acrobats“, loosely based on a story by Nathan Englander telling the daring attempt, during World War II, by an entire village of Jews to save lives pretending to be acrobats, On stage 15 actors from different nationalities accompanied by the Orchestra of Cantieri Meticci and directed by Pietro Floridia.
The Festival is organized by Fundacja Strefa WolnoSłowa and Powszechny Theatre, and produced with the support of the European Commission (Europe for Citizens Programme) and the Evens Foundation.
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