VIDEO: THE EUROPEAN OF THE YEAR

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Featuring Boris Krastev

Directed by Eric de Vroedt


Camera operator | postproduction: Fabian Hoffmann

Assistance | stage design: Dorothea Lütke Wöstmann

Assistance | dramaturgy: Miriam Wendschoff


From 17 - 22 August 2015, the UTE Decentralized Academy got settled in Bochum for a new masterclass directed by Dutch theatre maker Eric de Vroedt. Eight participant actors from Germany, Bulgaria, France, Greece and Israel/Palestine came together to work on a series of monologues for the “European of the Year”.


Bulgarian director Boris Krastev is a graduate from National Academy for Theatre and Film Art “Krastyu Sarafov” in Sofia, where he studied both directing and acting. Boris worked on a text-montage based on Heiner Müller’s third part of the triptychon: Verkommenes Ufer, Medeamaterial, Landschaft mit Argonauten, a text that had its world premiere in Bochum in 1983. He is a member of the ISO theatre collective since 2012.


Eric de Vroedt

From September 2016 on, Eric de Vroedt will be the artistic director of the National Theatre (Nationale Toneel) in Den Haag/Netherlands. During the last seasons, he worked regularly at the Schauspielhaus Bochum where he premiered with Hugo Claus’ Freitag (Season 2013/14) and with Judith Herzberg’s Leas Hochzeit (Season 2013/14).


Our special thanks go to:

The team of the Schauspielhaus Bochum!


A project of the Decentralized Academy of the Union des Théâtres de l’Europe

at the Schauspielhaus Bochum (Germany) | 17 – 22 August 2015


In the framework of the CONFLICT ZONES network-programme of the UTE.

With the support of the "Creative Europe" programme of the European Union.