het Theater Festival

Highlights from the Lowlands

with Dutch Performing Arts and Kunstenpunt

International performing arts visitors’ program
25 – 27 August 2016

From 25 until 27 August 2016, Flanders Arts Institute, Theaterfestival Flanders and Dutch Performing Arts are organising Highlights from the Lowlands, an international visitors’ program during this summer’s Theaterfestival.

Highlights from the Lowlands exclusively targets programmers and focuses on theatre and performance (16+). The programme includes a reflection and inspiration moment on ‘The urban landscape of the future’, presentation and meeting moments with artists and companies. The visitors’ program contains an intriguing selection of Flemish and Dutch performing arts productions with international hit potential, and a visit to a number of inspiring locations in the city of Antwerp.


THURSDAY 25th of August

9u | Registration | deSingel

9u30 | Welcome | deSingel

10u | Pitches and showcases part I | deSingel – Festival Center

13u | Lunch by Otark | Het Bos

14u | ‘A (He)Art At The Right Place’ | Het Bos

17u30 | Dinner by Lara kookt voor u | deSingel – Festival Center

18u30 | Opening reception | deSingel – Festival Center

20u | The Blind Poet | deSingel – Red Hall

20u | Beckett Boulevard |deSingel – Theatre

20u30 | Helpdesk | on location


FRIDAY 26th of August

10u | ‘Meet The Arts Centres’ | Monty

13u | Lunch by Monty | Monty

14u | De Man in Europe | Monty

16u30 | TO BREAK – The Window of Opportunity | deSingel – Black Hall

18u | Dinner by Lara kookt voor u | deSingel – Festival Center

20u | A reason to talk | deSingel – Music Studio


SATURDAY 27th of August

9u30 | Pitches and showcases part II | deSingel – Blue Foyer & Music Studio

12u | The Great Downhill Journey of Little Tommy | HETPALEIS

13u45 | Lunch Speed Dating Concept with City Theatres and companies | Matterhorn

17u | Mount Olympus. To glorify the cult of tragedy, a 24 hour performance | Toneelhuis/Bourla

17u30 | Dinner by Lara kookt voor u @ deSingel | Festival Center

20u | The Hamilton Complex | deSingel – Red Hall

20u30 | Helpdesk | on location