October 14–22, 2022

Creative laboratory for young art researchers

Creative laboratory for young art researchers

Registration of participants is open until September 26, 2022
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Commission for reviews’ competition:
Rima Jūraitė – theatre researcher, theatre and opera critic, editor at Menų Faktūra, lecturer at the LAMT;
Virginija Kulvinskaitė-Cibarauskė – writer, literary critic, editor of literary criticism column of Literatūra ir Menas magazine;
Rasa Murauskaitė-Juškienė – musicologist, music critic, chief editor at LRT KLASIKA, host of radio programmes, lecturer at the LAMT and VU.

Commission for selection of ideas for radio programmes:
Rasa Murauskaitė-Juškienė – musicologist, music critic, chief editor at LRT KLASIKA, host of radio programmes, lecturer at the LAMT and VU;
Dainius Vanagas – writer, chief editor of culture programmes at LRT KLASIKA;
Julijus Grickevičius – head of LRT KLASIKA.

Creative laboratory for young art researchers

Along the performances of the 8th contemporary opera festival NOA, a creative laboratory will take place, encouraging participation of young generation art researchers (musicologists, theatre, film and art researchers, culture and art critics and litterateurs) interested in writing critical texts and creation of radio programmes associated with contemporary opera. This laboratory has evolved and it is a continuation of the competition of reviews by young critics Versions of Quality Reviews held during NOA festivals in 2011 and 2018.

Laboratory aims to encourage the interest of young generation art researchers in contemporary music theatre and new opera, as well as offer an opportunity to perfect their skills while writing reviews and try their hand at creating radio broadcasts. Laboratory is curated by Rima Jūraitė, theatre researcher, theatre and opera critic, editor at Menų Faktūra and Rasa Murauskaitė-Juškienė, musicologist, music critic, chief editor at LRT KLASIKA, host of radio programmes.

During the meetings with curators the participants of the laboratory will be introduced to the contexts of contemporary musical theatre and new opera, peculiarities of reviews analysing and interpreting this genre, as well as the “inner kitchen” of radio broadcasts. Partners of the creative laboratory – Menų Faktūra, site dedicated to performing arts, and LRT KLASIKA radio programme. Reviews will be published at www.menufaktura.lt and www.noa.lt, and other media of the festival’s partners; radio programmes will be broadcast at LRT online radio archive, their excerpts – on air at LRT KLASIKA.

Information for participants:

  • Age of the participants of creative laboratory for young art researchers is limited to 30 years (inclusive);
  • Participants will be granted free entry to educational events (lectures, discussions, meetings) and all performances of the NOA festival;
  • Participants will have to sign a commitment to present the organisers of the competition with at least one review of the festival’s performance/s until specified date and take part in the radio programme creation process (in a manner acceptable to the participant, either as presenter, editor or otherwise);
  • All reviews submitted by the participants of the competition will be published online and / or in mass media;
  • Laboratory results will be discussed and assessed during the final meeting. Winner of the reviews’ competition will be awarded – a trip to the contemporary opera festival O. – Festival for Opera. Music. Theatre,which will take place in May 2023 in Rotterdam.
  • Ideas for radio programmes will be developed in cooperation with LRT KLASIKA and will be stored at LRT’s online radio archive. Authors of the best works will be awarded.