Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre is announcing an international directing competition for stage directors / creative teams with the aim of selecting the best artistic concept for J. Offenbach’s opera “Les Contes d’Hoffmann”, to be staged as a new production in the 2022 / 2023 Season.
The production will be staged on the main stage of the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre in March 2023 and will be conducted by maestro Sesto Quatrini. For this production, the LNOBT will also be looking for co-production partners in different European opera houses.
Requirements for the artistic concept:
Requirements for the candidates:
Rounds of the competition:
During the 1st round of the competition, an international jury led by LNOBT’s Artistic Director of the Opera Sesto Quatrini, will select 3 artistic concepts from all submitted applications. The application form can be found below. The application can be submitted until 31st March 2022.
2nd round will take place on 15th May 2022 at the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre. The three candidates chosen in the 1st round will make a public presentation of their artistic concept in English, in front of an international jury and the audience, who will also have a vote. Every candidate must be present at the second round, otherwise the candidate will be excluded from the competition. In case of any Covid-19 restrictions at the time of the 2nd round, the candidates shall present their concepts via an online platform.
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