2005

The World Congress took place in Toronto on 14 and 15 March 2005. The acting president, Maija Pekkanen, was able to present a balance which was quite respectable on the organisational level of the association. Due to the low level of funding, the Board had taken on tasks that were previously assigned to the function…

2003

12-29 June 2003 in Prague The issues of BTR reported on the German participation in PQ, which was coordinated by DTHG. The German contribution was entitled: Das deutsche Dreispartentheater am Beispiel der Württembergischen Staatsheater Stuttgart. Productions with outstanding stage designs from all areas were shown. The architectural contribution presented conversions and transformations. In the field…

2001

OISTAT Congress in Berlin Reformed structures for the expansion of the network. 
About 50 people from 27 countries met in Berlin during the SHOW-TECH for the OISTAT Congress. Every four years, the President and the Board of Directors are newly elected and thematic priorities are discussed. This congress was marked by necessary structural changes. For…

2000

After only one year in office, the President of OISTAT Dick Durst resigned for professional reasons. Maija Pekkanen from Finland was appointed interim president. The OISTAT World Congress was invited to Berlin from 11 – 13 May 2001 at the invitation of the DTHG in connection with SHOWTECH and an International Scenography Congress of the…

1997

Karin Winkelsesser reports in detail about the OISTAT World Congress in Pittsburgh/USA. Of 38 member countries, 28 were officially represented at the congress. It was noticeable that unlike the umbrella organisation of OISTAT, UNESCO, no high officials arrived but representatives of the national organisations, which could consider themselves lucky if they were reimbursed for travel…

1995

In 1995 the Quadriennale took place in Prague and again the financing of a German competition entry was not the best. „It has never been as bleak as this year…“, writes Helmut Großer disappointedly. Nevertheless, Germany won a gold medal: The winners were announced at the Prague Quadrennial, the only world exhibition for stage and…

1994

In January, the Executive Committee met in Harlem, the Netherlands, and thus moved to its new location. In the forthcoming elections Helmut Großer was re-elected president, but he had already announced in advance that this would be his last term of office. Karin Winkelsesser has now also been accepted as an employee of the Secretary…

1993

The international work of DTHG concentrated on active participation in OISTAT and especially on cooperation with OeTHG and the, svtb. A stage technology conference for the year 1994 in Bregenz had been decided with both associations. Unfortunately, the date of the conference must be brought forward one week to May 4 – 6, 94, because…

1991

The GDR section of OISTAT had also been dissolved. In a letter to OISTAT President Helmut Großer, Siegfried Stäblein, chairman of the association, advocated further involvement of colleagues in future work: At the next annual general meeting with new election of the executive committee of the DTHG also the composition of the DTHG representatives for…