Mauser by Heiner Muller

February 22nd- 26th, 2013

MAUSER by Heiner Müller, directed by Theodoros Terzopoulos, will be presented again in Grotowski Institute from February 22nd to 26th. These days, T. Terzopoulos and his assistant, Antonis Myriagkos is in Wroclaw for the rehearsals. Mauser premiere was held on October 2012, after two months rehearsals. The performance that T. Terzopoulos directed, with the participation of Polish actors, is part of Grotowski Institute’s project Masters in Residence. Peter Brook, Eugenio Barba and Anatoly Wasiliev have also directed performances within the framework of this project.
Theodoros Terzopoulos and Attis Theatre had participated in the International Festival of the Institute in 2009, presenting the performance Ajax, the madness, a masterclass and lectures. The Festival under the title The World as a Place of Truth was organized on the occasion of the 10th anniversary from J. Grotowski’s death. E. Barba, P. Bausch, P. Brook, L. Flaszen, K. Lupa, R. Schechner, T. Suzuki, K. Warlikowski, A. Wasiliev had also presented their works in that Festival.
On the occasion of Mauser’s premiere, the Grotowski Institute organized an homage to the work of Theodoros Terzopoulos, including the documentary Theatre Encomium by Dimitris Trikas, video projections of older performances of Attis Theatre and a conference on the performances and the work method of the director. Moreover, the book Im Labyrinth, Theodoros Terzopoulos begegnet Heiner Müller by Frank Raddatz (ed. Theater der Zeit) translated into Polish, was presented in public.
Mauser had been presented in Athens, in Attis Theatre, was famously awarded by the audience and highly praised by the critics. Antonis Myriagkos, one of the actors participating in the Attis performance, will be the assistant of Theodoros Terzopoulos. The music is composed by the composer Panayotis Velianitnis, collaborator of Attis Theatre.

MAUSER by Heiner Muller

 Translation: Mateusz Borowsky, Malgorzata Sugiera
 Direction, set design: Theodoros Terzopoulos
 Director's assistant: Antonis Myriagkos
 Photo installation: Johanna Weber
 Music: Panagiotis Velianitis
 Acting: Jolanta Goralczyk, Przemysław Wasilkowski, Przemyslaw Blaszczak, Marcin Misiura, Mateusz Smaczny, Bartosz Bielenia.

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