Re-enacting Communism

A living room in a typical apartment somewhere in Communist Eastern Europe: generic wooden bookshelves, an wooden vintage radio with a bad signal, rotary dialtelephone, a couple of armchairs and a lot of books – a lot of books will always give a Tempest away. A guy is pacing up and down behind a glass […]

Dancing on the Borders of Tradition

Hungarian folk music and dance has a controvertial yet important part in the lives of Hungarians from Romania. Historically these had different types of roles and impacts on the cultural practices and the identity of this minority but nowadays we can mention the following ways of consuming folk music and dance: for one, there are […]

A Midsummer`s Nightmare

To stage or not to stage Shakespeare in a contemporary way? This is the question that many directors have tried to answer: how to engage with one of the most read Shakespearean comedies and not to ruin the subtle meanings which lie underneath the words? The director David Doiashvili has chosen to cut down on […]

Dirty Little Secrets of aMan’s Man’s Man’s World

An essay on the representation of paedophilia in Béla Pintér’s Our Secrets Psychologists say that they are usually two ways a child’s mind copes with sexual abuse. One possible scenario is that the child will forget the abuse, their mind protecting them from something that seems incomprehensible and would potentially destroy them if they’re not […]

The Ultimate Roundtable Discussion

At the workshop we had a heated discussion about the performance Opera Ultima (directed by Kokan Mladenović). Some of us found it extremely entertaining and also insightful, while others thought its dramaturgy was incoherent and that it lacked substance. We’ve decided to put down all of these arguments next to each other and let the […]

Not my cup of… coffee

I have a confession to make: I truly believe that nothing of essence can be said about coffee and cigarettes after Jarmush’s cultic film, Coffee and Cigarettes. In fact, I have a feeling that when writers or directors use the two Cs, it’s out of pure laziness because this is the easiest way to create […]

Visible boredom

Dada von Bzdülöw Theatre came at Reflexfest with a choreographic performance named “Invisible Duets”, which embodies some fragments of a couples’ story. As the name of the Polish theatre says, it is a Dadaist piece that uses a provocative nonsense and experimental music (by Mikołaj Trzaska). As the performance goes by, you can expect anything […]

50 miles of Seagull | The Seagull (dir. by: Tomi Janežič)

It takes about six to seven hours for an average runner to finish a 50 mile ultramarathon.When it comes to long distances a good start is like good luck: it will help you fight your way through pain, fatigue, intolerable heat, tingling sweat on the back and never-ending thirst in the mouth. A good start […]

In/Between Reflex(ions) – WORKSHOP with the the Mentor Project of theatre journal Játéktér / Playing Area

Besides inviting representative shows, Reflex3 organizes workshop for young theatre studies students, for the newest generation of theatre specialists. This year we call up for the Mentor Project of the Playing Area/ Játéktér theatre periodical. The edition of the seminar gives possibility for participants for professional support in their own orientation. The mentors of the […]


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