Mammalian Diving Reflex: All the Sex I’ve Ever Had

24th, 25th, and 26th August 2018
Old Power Station
Ljubljana, Slovenia

In the frame of Mladi levi festival

Led by Artistic Director Darren O’Donnell, Mammalian Diving Reflex uses a working method called »social acupuncture«, the belief that the power, potency and significance of theatre can be revived by civic engagement and social interaction as an aesthetic. Mammalian Diving Reflex focuses on participatory processes, working with local communities to create rigorously crafted and provocative performances.


Leja Jurišić, Marko Mandić: TOGETHER (SI)

27th August 2018
Old Power Station
Ljubljana, Slovenia

In the frame of Mladi levi festival.

Six hours on stage together; Leja Jurišić, a hurricane of the contemporary dance scene, embodying feminism and engagement, who shifts between performance, dancing and choreography with ease, and Marko Mandić, one of the leading actors of National Theatre Drama Ljubljana, who also triumphs on other stages and other theatre territories, and is known for his phenomenal use of the body as his acting tool.


Right on Time? On Resilience and Timeliness, round table discussion

28th August 2018
Old Power Station
Ljubljana, Slovenia

In the frame of Mladi levi festival.

Theatre is said to be a here and now experience, which defies today’s logic of quick changes and virtual presence. It takes time. Irena Štaudohar wrote some years ago that one of the important characteristics of the Mladi Levi festival was that all curatorial choices were right – on time. Or ahead of time, maybe?


Meeting of the new Creative Europe’s Cooperation Projects

28th August 2018
Old Power Station
Ljubljana, Slovenia

In the frame of Mladi levi festival.

Meeting of the new Creative Europe’s Cooperation Projects
After the Create to Connect –> Create to Impact project

The results of the call for proposals for Cooperation within the Creative Europe Program were published this July. Once again, Slovene applicants were extremely successful.


Beton Ltd.: GREAT EXPECTATIONS|GROSSE ERWARTUNGEN (SI)

30th August 2018
Old Power Station
Ljubljana, Slovenia

In the frame of Mladi levi festival.

Beton Ltd. are a collective of authors: Katarina Stegnar, Primož Bezjak and Branko Jordan. Great Expectations|Große Erwartungen, a festival premiere, is their sixth performance. They say they always begin a performance from ground zero, but for a performance to emerge from nothing, personal grips are almost always of key importance for them. They do not enter narrations and dilemmas through individual stories alone, but also through personal ones.


Ana Borralho & João Galante: TRIGGER OF HAPPINESS

31at August and 1st Septembre 2018
Old Power Station
Ljubljana, Slovenia

In the frame of Mladi levi festival

Ana Borralho and João Galante, Portugal‑based interdisciplinary artists who usually work together, are coming to Mladi Levi for the second time. Their credo is that art is a part of society, its changes and its problems. That art has to be transformative and must have direct contact with people.


Bunker AltArt Foundation Maria Matos Teatro Municipal Artsadmin Parc et Grande Halle de la Villette Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival Groningen Santarcangelo dei Teatri Arts and Theatre Institute Festival De Keuze / Rotterdamse Schouwburg Walking Theory

ASSOCIATED PARTNERS
Fond B92 / Cultural Center REX Balkan Express Institute for Applied Theatre Studies