Saturday, August 22, 2009

Russian-Canadian Collaborative Theatre Project in Toronto

Poster: Voluspa, Innis Town Hall Theatre, August 29, 2009
Teatralnaya Laboratoriya of Vadim Maksimov

The Russian House Community Center is organizing a collaborative theatre project including Canadian and Russian actors in order to promote cultural and artistic exchange and share of innovation skills of an experimental theatre art.

The Russian experimental theatre from St. Petersburg Theatre Lab of Vadim Maksimov (Teatralnaya Laboratoriya Vadima Maksimova) would arrive to Canada to product and perform together with Canadian actors a play written by Canadian play writer, as well as to perform their ongoing plays.

The first show "Voluspa" after Nordic epic will be performed on the stage of Innis Town Hall Theatre and and the second play will be "A Hunt For a Sweet Little Dear" - the show which will be produced in cooperation of two Russian and two Canadian actors. This play of Vladimir Milman will be directed by Vadim Maksimov.

Teatralnaya Laboratoria of Vadim Maksimov
St. Petersburg, Russia presents:

Saturday, August 29, 2009
Time: 8:00 pm
Innis Town Hall Theatre (University of Toronto)
2 Sussex Ave., Toronto, ON
Tickets: $20.00 at the door
Author: Vadim Maksimov
Director: Vadim Maksimov
Voluspa: Oxana Svoyskaya

"A Hunt For a Sweet Little Dear"
Sunday, September 6
Time: 8:00 pm
North York Central Library
5120 Yonge St., Toronto, ON
Tickets: $20.00 at the door

Monday, September 7
Time: 8:00 pm
George Ignatieff Theatre
Trinity College, Larkin Building (NW corner)
15 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON
Tickets: $20.00 at the door

Author: Vladimir Milman
Director: Vadim Maksimov

More information on these productions can be found
on the web site:
or the blog:

Poster: A Hunt For a Sweet Little Dear, North York Central Library, September 6, 2009
George Ignatieff Theatre, September 7, 2009
Teatralnaya Laboratoriya of Vadim Maksimov & Cultural Diversity Theatre "Phoenix"

About the Theatre
Teatralnaya Laboratoriya (The Theatre Lab) of Vadim Maksimov is the only theatre in Russia that works with using of Antonin Artaud’s system.

The theatre exists already 25 years. During this time Laboratoriya has produced more than 20 performances based on world classics as well as on modern European drama.

Director and founder of Laboratoriya is Professor of St. Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy Vadim Maksimov, expert in French theater.

The main principle of Laboratoriya’s performances is a rhythmic and psychoenergetic act of organization, an integration of voice, gesture and word into a unified impulse, which has a profound affect on the audience’s perceptions.

The Arts Junction: Russian Branch of Antonin Artaud's Theatre in Toronto: "Voluspa" & "A Hunt For a Sweet Little Deer", August 29, September 6-7
by Vladimir Milman Russian-Canadian Theatre project in August 2009 Völuspa @ Teatarfest 2009 - Sloga , Sarajevo topic - www.teatr.

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