Residency of Matyas Marofkapresented by BRAMAT Festival
- From 01-02-2023 to 23-09-2023
PL 72-100 Goleniow Open location
Project summaryThe 2084 Project aims to work on a theatre performance called 2084 – the Arrival of the Golden Age. The production is a nonverbal, movement-based performance integrating clowning, physical, and visual theatre elements directed by Matyas Marofka. The show tells a fictional, Utopian and symbolic story of humanity and strives to react to the current challenges of climate change,. demonstrating how global warming and related threats affect our present and future. Working on the structure and artistic expression of the performance, the artist will visit each partner festival and work on the production with local performers to explore the effect of climate crises in a local context ofa proposed artistic framework ,while developing the structure of the theatre performance, resulting in a work-in-progress presentation during the festivals.
After graduating at the University of Theatre and Film Arts, Budapest (BA and MA in Acting), he worked as an actor on a wide variety of performance styles in Hungary, then moved to London and studied actor training at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (MA Actor Training and Coaching). Spending 2 years in France, he worked with Leandre Ribera, world-famous catalan clown, and attended the Michael Chekhov International Academy in Berlin, and several actor training and theatre workshops and courses in Europe and the US. In 2016 he founded Ladder Art Company, an emerging artistic collective based in Budapest, and started his own work creating interdisciplinary theatre performances as a director, performer, and circus practitioner. He is also an actor trainer, workshop leader, and researcher of psycho-physical theatre practices. He does a 3-year scholarship program at Hungarian Artistic Academy, works as artistic director of the International Theatre Workshop Forum (HU) and leader of a recent Erasmus+ project working on an innovation research in actor training. In his artistic creations, he combines new circus, clowning, physical and visual theatre elements, which go beyond the classical theatre genres, with the aim of creating a special world that attracts the attention of his audience to innovative theatrical concepts and contemporary artistic forms. His new-circus theatre piece “Awakening” has been toured in several European festivals.
Partner festival 1
Istanbul Fringe Festivalhttps://www.festivalfinder.eu/festivals/istanbul-fringe-festival-2023
Partner festival 2