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December 28, 2018

Conference, “Theatre Between Tradition & Contemporaneity”

Dear Colleagues

It is our pleasure to invite you to take part in the International Conference

“Theatre Between Tradition & Contemporaneity”

December 17 – 21, 2013

at Retzhof Castle – Retzhof Educational Institute

in Leitring bei Leibnitz, Austria!

“Theatre Between Tradition and Contemporaneity” is the professional conference researching the Bridge between Tradition and Contemporaneity in performing arts.

The conference is inviting professionals working in the field of music – musicians, composers, singers, music researchers, journalists and critics, music educators and teachers, music producers and promoters from all over the world interested in the research of traditional methods as applied to contemporary performing arts work. This meeting is a great opportunity to meet potential collaborators and partners – producers, theatre managers, theatre directors, choreographers, talent managers, arts agents, festival organizers and arts publishers from different countries.

The conference working language is English.

You are welcome to take part in the conference as a Speaker, Presenter, Participant, Observer!

At the moment the conference is accepting presentation proposals!


The conference offers a wonderful opportunity for music experts – musicians, music educators and teachers – to demonstrate their methods and techniques to the international audience.


practical workshop/master class, work in progress, performance fragment not requiring special technical conditions, reading/lecture, other way of demonstration offered by Speaker/Presenter can be considered.


the presentation proposal should be sent to and should include the following documents:

• Letter of motivation stating the conference title and dates describing the purpose of application – at least in one sentence

• Detailed CV

• Brief biography – max 100 words

• Title and format of presentation

• Brief overview of presentation – max 250 words

• Head shot and additional photo materials

Registration fee for Presenters/Speakers:

450 EUR if payment is made before September 21st – early reduced registration fee.

(550 EUR if payment is made after September 21st).

The fee covers the Speaker’s/Presenter’s registration fee and participation in all events of the conference programme.

Conference web page:

Photo gallery of the past events:

Speakers/Presenters of the past conferences:

We appreciate in advance if you could spread the word among your friends and colleagues.

Thank you very much, and have a great creative work in your field!