The festival of contemporary European theater and dance shows about 12 guest performances from 10 countries in about 20 performances and 7 venues, including several German premieres.
"The festival euro-scene Leipzig was founded in 1991 and takes place each November. It brings experimental theatre and innovative dance throughout Europe to Leipzig and belongs to the cultural highlights of the city. The euro-scene Leipzig is the only festival of contemporary European theatre and modern dance in the five new German states and belongs to the most-important festivals of its kind in Europe.
The euro-scene Leipzig shows the latest trends in the European dance and theatre scene and presents on average 12 guest plays with altogether about 25 presentations in about 8 different venues. These include the theatre stages of Schauspiel and Oper as well as the free scene and unusual, newly discovered places. The duration of the festival is 6 days (Tuesday to Sunday). The programming lies in the hands of festival director Ann-Elisabeth Wolff in collaboration with the Artistic Advisory Council.
In addition to the audience from Leipzig, more and more spectators come from the environs, from other German cities and from abroad. Furthermore, the festival constitutes a fixed meeting place for national and international colleagues." - Euro Scene Festival