Calendar archived events

Find previous premieres, festivals and special events in the performing arts archive.
If you have missed a premiere, please consult the company’s own website (following the link in the company details) for further performance dates.


Cry for a hundred years or throw a hundred bombs

by Theater Basel

The theme of this new play by Swiss author Darja Stocker is a part of European colonial history: Swiss men who escaped from lack of job prospects to the headquarters of the Foreign Legion in Marseille and later fought in the Algerian war. It shows how the protagonist turns from a victim to a perpetrator and the spiral of endless violence.

Theater BaselBasel, Switzerland


Swiss Dance Awards 2019

The Swiss Dance Awards are presented every two years by the Federal Office of Culture for outstanding works and achievements in the field of dance. The principal award is the Swiss National Dance Prize. The awards aim to recognise the quality and diversity of professional dance, and to promote it in Switzerland.

Fondation Equilibre et NuithonieFribourg, Switzerland


Fierce Festival

The Birmingham-based festival has established an international reputation as one of the UK's most daring contemporary arts events. This year, it will feature exciting works by three Swiss artists: Marco Berrettini, Alexandra Bachzetsis and Yann Marussich.

Fierce FestivalBirmingham, UK


Lady Shakespeare

by Opera retablO

A show centered on Shakespeare’s female figures and the relationship between women and power: power that is exercised and coveted as well as the power of fighting. The project particularly focuses on gender discrimination, and the uses and abuses of power.

City of LuganoLugano, Switzerland



by Cie du Passage

What happens when an ordinary get-together starts to reveal fears and insecurities beneath the surface? In this comedy by Steven Berkoff, a couple has invited their friends for dinner, but under the surface there lie anxieties and desires waiting to be unleashed.

Théâtre du PassageNeuchâtel, Switzerland


Dancewalk Ultra Valais

Dancewalk Ultra, which links culture and sport, questions the notion of performance. Designed specifically to highlight the diversity of canton Valais, it is an artistic and athletic rallying event with a 10-day journey of 200 kilometers between the Rhone glacier and Lake Geneva.Dancewalk Ultra Valais

Canton of ValaisValais / Wallis, Switzerland