Culture News, 27/03/2017

‘Me and Sela Bruk 2017’ Theater Festival Starts in Kharkiv

Fresh festival “Me and Sela Bruk 2017” opened in the Contemporary Art “Yermilov Centre” yesterday.

After the grand opening, Kharkiv school of actor’s skill “TESTO” played the performance “Black Friday”. The actors showed how advertising on the verbal level turns into a form of power and gives a robust exemption from myths and stereotypes.

The guests of the event were Kharkiv music bands Green Milk Company, “Newton’s Garage” and Bo-i-Bro, who finished the opening of the festival with their songs.

The festival “Me and Sela Bruk” is arranged in Kharkiv for the fourth time. The project aims at the search and popularization of non-traditional and modern theater practices. It runs from March 26 to April 2 at several venues.

This year, theater troupes from Zaporizhia, Cherkasy, Poltava, Kharkiv take part in it. Artists from Krasnograd were invited for the first time.

The guests of the festival are poetic, visual and musical laboratories, whose activities include theater practices.

The program contains over 30 performances, blitz-shows, master classes, lectures, concerts and other near-theater experiments.

All events are free of charge. The program of “Me and Sela Bruk 2017” is available here.

Text: Anastasia Mitrofanova

Photo: Me and Sela Bruk