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Cancellation: Programme Press Conference Ruhrtriennale 2020

Press release   •   Mar 16, 2020 14:19 GMT

Dear Sir or Madam,

due to the latest developments concerning the Corona virus the programme press conference on Thursday, 19th March 2020 at 11.00 am in Dampfgebläsehaus at Jahrhunderthalle Bochum is cancelled. We’ll inform you about this year’s programme with a digital press kit. Press pictures will be available online. Of course we’re available for individual press inquieries. Artistic Director Stefanie Carp and our artists are available for interviews as well. Furthermore we’re planing a press talk at a later date.

At the moment we expect that Ruhrtriennale will take place from 14th August till 20th September 2020. The health of our audience, artists and staff are most important. We’re in contact with the local authorities and follow the situation very attentive.

We hope for your understanding and looking forward to your coverage.

Kind regards

Verena Bierl
Press Officer



Music, dance, theatre, performance and fine arts in the former industrial buildings of the Ruhr Area: that’s the Ruhrtriennale. The venues of the Ruhrtriennale are the region’s outstanding industrial monuments, transformed each year into spectacular sites for impressive arts productions. At the centre of all this are contemporary artists seeking a dialogue with industrial spaces and between the disciplines. World premieres and new works are the essence of the programme which makes visiting the Ruhrtriennale an incomparable event. Every season, festival productions from the Ruhr region go on tour around the world.

The artists and themes featured in the programme are chosen by Artistic Directors appointed in three year cycles. The Ruhrtriennale’s Artistic Director for the years 2018, 2019 and 2020 is the dramaturg and experienced theatre and festival director Stefanie Carp. This year's Ruhrtriennale takes place from 14th August to 20th September.

Local district court: Bochum | HRB 16669, UST-ID Nr. DE 223 424 543 | Chair of the Supervisory Board: Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen | Artistic Director of Ruhrtriennale and Managing Director: Dr. Stefanie Carp | Managing Director: Dr. Vera Battis-Reese