OPEN CALL, Eve’s Ribs festival, 25th of September – 1st of October, St Petersburg, Russia

Open call: To Dare - a devised performance by UtoUto

During 5 days of intensive evening workshops we will build a performance together, which will be staged as a part of Eve’s Ribs festival program in St Petersburg. The character, form and intensity of the result will depend on the participants. We will explore different types of theatre methods with emphasis on physical theatre and movement and work around the theme of self-trust and being able TO DARE.

The process will be led and directed by UtoUto’s Anna and Katia.


For anyone interested in theatre or performing arts, and is ready to devote 5 full evenings from Monday to Friday and a Saturday/Sunday day for the devising process and performance. Previous experience in theatre, dance, music, art or anything specific is not required.
Maximum amount of participants – 15.

The workshops will be held in English with the support of Russian when needed and if necessary. At the performance participants are welcome to use any language they feel comfortable with: from spoken to physical or visual.

SCHEDULE (still can slightly change)

Mon-Fri 25.9 – 29.9.2017 from 18 to 22.00: workshops and rehearsals
Sat 30.9 14-19.00 preparing the performance space
Sat 30.9 20.00 Performance

Workshops, rehearsals and performance will be kept in different venues, but all are located on Vasilyevski Ostrov. Detailed practical information will be sent to the participants by 21st of September.


Send a short introduction of yourself (in English or Russian) before 22тв of September 2017 and explain why you want to take part. You can use any method: a text (max 1000 characters), video or audio recording (about 1 minute). Email:,

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