The Festival

From 3 to 10 November 2010 the Kulturamt der Stadt Münster and the Staedtische Buehnen, along with the NRW KULTURsekretariat, will present the first HALBSTARK festival. With its exciting and spectacular productions this new theatre festival is aimed at children and teenagers between the ages of 9 and 13. Under the artistic direction of Dutch director Silvia Andringa, it will present productions from Germany, Holland, Belgium and Denmark.

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Theatre Festival assumes Perspective of 'Halbstarke'

Be it play, dance- or musical theatre, the eleven national and international productions selected reflect the themes and dreams of their audience. The stories are about the true and untrue, the funny and the sad, the philosophical and the entertaining. And they are often also about the development of the self.

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Mentoring Classes

HALBSTARK is seeking to involve theatre professionals and audiences in an intensive dialogue. Since September 2010 children from 11 mentoring classes have been involved in a special exchange with the festival ensembles.

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Aus dem Programm

Dick Bos - Beumer en Drost (NL)

The creator of the comic book figure Dick Bos created a born-and-bred detective. Dick Bos is a man that you envy: sly and quick, manly, hard and sure of himself - a cult figure who settles scores with seedy low-lifes and always knows how to save himself from the most dodgy situations. That is until the moment that the great comic hero has had enough of his role as a drawn cliché. Dick Bos wants more and rebels against his creator. Now the illustrator and comic hero stand eye to eye. And the cartoonist begins a relentless hunt for his hero…
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HALBSTARK wants to shine out into the region and neighbouring states with its international productions. The NRW KULTURsekretariat Wuppertal is offering its member cities selected festival productions for the up-coming season.

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