Theatre collective subbotnik, based in both Cologne and Düsseldorf, connects vocal and instrumental compositions, narrative and live performance to create an idiosyncratic stage language. Back in 2013, the group were awarded the Support Prize for Performing Arts of the City of Düsseldorf for their outstanding theatre work. They played at North Rhine-Westphalian theatre festival Favoriten 2014, presenting a total of three productions. “Der Traum eines lächerlichen Menschen” successfully opened the 2014/2015 season at the FFT. The FFT coproduction “Götter. Wie die Welt entstand” won the Cologne Theatre Award for Children and Youths 2016, was invited to Children and Youth Theatre Meeting Westwind 2017 as well as to Berlin’s Spurensuche festival. The follow-up production “Helden” received invitations to Children and Youth Theatre Meeting Westwind 2018 and Augenblick mal! 2019 in Berlin. subbotnik have received the Excellence Grant of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia since 2019.


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