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Theatre dialogues between Austria and Russia

Theatre dialogues between Austria and Russia


The organisers of the respective project are:
Russian-Austrian public forum "Sochi Dialogue"
Austrian Cultural Forum Moscow

Theatre dialogues between Austria and Russia

The Russian-Austrian public forum "Sochi Dialogue" in collaboration with the Austrian Cultural Forum Moscow are hosting a series of discussions based on the topic of “Theatre dialogues between Austria and Russia”. Prominent cultural workers and representatives in the field of theatre from both countries are invited to participate in order to create a dialogue about recent topics within the theatre world and to exchange opinions and experience. The series of discussions will kick-off with the round table on the topic “Theatre Work during the COVID-19 pandemic: Difficulties and Challenges. Conclusions that have been drawn from this period of work”

moderator: Fabian Ortner, director of ACF Mocsow, cultural attaché of the Austrian embassy Moscow

Greeting words:

Ambassador Dr. Margot Klestil- Löffler, special representative of the Federal Minister for European and International Affairs for the Russian Federation in the context of the Sochi Dialogue

Andrej Fursenko, Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation

Dmitrij Ljubinskij, Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Austria

Dr. Werner Almhofer, Ambassador of the Republic Austria in Russia


Valery Fokin, artistic director of the Alexandrinski-Theater, Saint Petersburg

Vladimir Urin, general director of the Bolschoj theater Moscow

Roland Geyer, director at the Theater an der Wien, Vienna

Kay Voges, director of the Volkstheater Vienna

Dmitry Bertman, artistic director of the Helikon-Oper, Moscow

Alexandra Althoff, deputy artistic director of the Burgtheater Vienna