In the 2018/19 season, the Deutsches Theater, together with class teachers, drama teachers and their pupils, will once again become the venue for dialogues on social issues and aesthetic approaches.I n free WORKSHOPS
and POST-PERFORMANCE DISCUSSIONS
, we will talk about the themes and directorial signatures of our productions and in how they relate to the real world.
We are also interested in offering school pupils individual ACCESS
to our productions: accompanying a piece from the start of rehearsals right through to the premiere provides an impulse for personally exploring the material and developing personal responses to the play. The results will be presented at the premiere – we thereby also invite a “young person’s perspective” into our theatre.
In order to establish personal ties and gather first-hand impressions, there will be one evening a month throughout the season when teachers and pedagogues are invited to stay for a post-performance DRINK
to talk about the performance in an informal atmosphere. Reduced-price tickets are offered for these performances.
In NEUE NACHBARSCHAFTEN (New Neighbourhoods)
,we will be working together with the Oberstufenzentrum für Bekleidung und Mode (Educational Centre for Clothing and Fashion) as part of the school and theatre partnership TUSCH
, in order to deepen our work with the Willkommensklassen (“welcome classes” in schools for non-Germans, particularly refugees). We will explore the topic of freely chosen relationships and bring the result to the stage of the Box as part of the OPEN DT
. Our KLASSENZIMMERSTÜCK (Classroom Play)
is being selected and staged this season so that it is also suitable fornon-native speakers. In Sibylle Berg’s Mein ziemlicher seltsamer Freund Walter (My Rather Odd Friend Walter)
, Leon struggles with loneliness: He is curious, has many interests, but no friends. At school hetries not to attract attention and at home he is alone. During his nightly observations of the universe, a spaceship lands. The unusual acquaintanceship with the alien Klakalnamanazdta – or Walter, as he calls him – helps Leon to help himself. It is about the small but decisive steps that you need to take to assert yourself in the world, at school and in the family. This “classroom play” is recommended for children age 10 and above.
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