tête-à-tête is the biggest international street theatre festival in Germany and takes position with its contemporary focus. Every two years international and professional artists from all over Europe come to Rastatt to transform the baroque city into a setting for modern street performing arts.
This year tête-à-tête celebrates its 25th anniversary from 29th May to 3rd June 2018 and stays innovative. Free and outdoors it will attract hundreds of thousands of visitors with its unique atmosphere. After the artistic direction of the festival has changed since the last edition, the new team of Julia von Wild and Kathrin Bahr represents now for the second time its progressive orientation.
At tête-à-tête, artistic newcomers meet well-known crowd favourites, renowned productions meet experimental young talents, and visually stunning stage productions meet poetic installations.
The festival's cross-genre programme has both entertaining and political aspirations. Overall, the opulent programme selection impresses through diversity and a sense of new artistic trends and developments.
In an interdisciplinary mixture of dance, circus arts, theater and performance, the international street theatre festival convinces with its visual and physical language, which appeals to an intercultural and intergenerational audience.
Five days, six nights, 16 nations, 47 groups, 270 shows, 12 German premieres 4 World premier