13 January 2003
3 - 10 p. m.
„Montagehalle“, Graz Opera House
Further information on the results of the semifinals, pictures of
the stage models by all semifinalists, and some internet presentations
of submissions, can be found on the web pages in German.
Third International Competition for Stage Direction and Stage Design
Ring Award 2003 - hoffmann.remixed
Graz, Austria, 13 - 15 June 2003
The remarkable success of the previous competitions in 1997 and 2000
has encouraged the organisers to hold a Third International Competition
for Stage Direction and Design, which will be held in 2003.
This competition is also a contribution to the activities of the City
of Graz as the European Cultural Capital 2003. The competition will
again offer young artists - who form production teams comprising one
stage director and one stage designer each - an opportunity to submit
themselves to the verdict of acknowledged international experts. The
number and substance of prizes has been considerably increased and
as the highest award the Ring Award has
been established. As a further innovation there will be three juries
which will bestow the Ring Award, the Press Award, and the Theatre
This competition is still the only one of its kind worldwide, reflecting
the most recent developments in the art of staging music theatre and
giving young artists the chance of finding international resonance
for their views of what music theatre should be. As at the second
competition, there will be a possibility to choose an experimental
branch of the competition in which the most innovative ideas can be
More under hoffmann.remixed.