2016

European OISTAT Meeting in Antwerp 10 September 2016: The European TheatreEurope Group of OISTAT met for a summit to discuss the future development of this sub-association. This was founded with a view to applying for new European OISTAT projects in Brussels. In order to give all European OISTAT centres the opportunity to take part in…

2015

The architectural competition of OISTAT was highly regarded. The exhibition on 500 pallets at the Stage | Set | Scenery offered an interesting overview of the best of the numerous entries. The Prague Quadriennale took place from 18 to 28 June 2015. Since 1967, the Prague Quadriennale (PQ) has grown from an international exhibition of…

2014

The cooperation with OISTAT, always an occasion for discussion and critical remarks, was put to a new test in 2014. After the elections of the executive board of OISTAT 2013, it had become necessary to question fundamental questions, such as the international status of the organisation, financial liability risks and international business conduct. Experience has…

2013

In 2013 the DTHG as the German Centre of OISTAT again endeavoured to support the work in various commissions and other projects.
DTHG had issued an invitation to the Technical Commission for SHOWTECH 2013, which met in Berlin on June 18 and 19, 2013. Reinhold Daberto attended the annual meeting of the Architecture Commission on 10…

2012

As a German theatre-technical professional association, the DTHG had to play a more active role in the international association of various organisations and societies, since no other country in the world has such a high density and number of theatres. Germans“ were also expected to provide particularly safe and technically sophisticated solutions to various technical…

2011

The Prague Quadriennale is described in detail in several issues of BTR. The contribution of the Federal Republic of Germany, curated by the German Theatre Association, the International Theatre Institute and the DTHG could only be financed with great effort. Financial support from the federal government reached a low. The annual symposium and meeting of the…

2009

Prof. Harald Reichelt (Scenography Commission) and Martin Tschermak (Technology Commission) have resigned from their positions. The Board would like to take this opportunity to thank Prof. Reichelt and Martin Tschermak once again for their many years of cooperation and support of OISTAT on behalf of the DTHG. Prof. Tina Kitzing has now been appointed as…

2008

On 13 October the VPT – Vereniging voor Podiumtechnologie based in Amsterdam – celebrated its 30th anniversary. From the very beginning, DTHG and VPT were connected via OISTAT. Speaking of OISTAT: Karin Winkelsesser writes about the activities of DTHG in OISTAT: It is obvious that OISTAT is in a difficult phase of transition.This has already…