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News, 6/13/2012

Theatre workshop with Veijo Baltzar 30.5.– 3.6.2012

Workshop with Veijo Baltzar Photo: Nová Scéna

May 30 – June 3, 2012 at the New Stage of National Theatre took place a five-day theater workshop for young amateur Roma and non-Roma actors led by Finnish Roma writer and director Veijo Baltzar as a part of project Theatre of the Nations: Roma on New Stage. Results of the workshop were presented in public performance called Sny (Dreams) in the auditorium 3.6.2012.

Veijo Baltzar workshop presentation ´Sny´ Photo: Nová Scéna

In the framework of the theatrical workshop young actors met and tried to find a way towards a "multiethnical theatre". It worked with the texts issued from the literary workshop which was held in April 2012.



Veijo Baltzar

Veijo Baltzar (*1942) is a Finnish-Romani writer and director, founder and head of IRWA (International Roma Writers` Association). He wrote his first novel The Burning Road at the age of 24 and raised sensation - it was the first book about Roma written by a Romani guy. In 1976 Baltzar founded the theatre group Drom to explore the possibilities of multiethnical approach towards theatre

Finnish embassy supported the workshop.

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