July 9th - 11th 2021
Würzburger Improtheaterfestival: Flip-Flop Edition
About the Festival
So are we crazy? Maybe a little. But what would be the alternative? Waiting until there is real certainty regarding mutations, tests and vaccinations? We all suspect that there won't be that certainty any time soon. But as improv enthusiasts we love risk - even if more on stage than backstage. Most of all we still have a bit of energy left and a huge thirst for culture, improv, you and something to look forward to!
That's why we've decided to organize the Würzburger Improtheaterfestival 2021 as a cosy Flip-Flop Edition from July 9th to 11th. We don't know, whether everything goes well. But we will do everything in our power to make it happen. And we hope you'll join us on our way.
We are really looking forward to the sunny special edition of our festival: to inspiring shows under the open sky, to intensive work in the workshops and (if hopefully allowed!) to drinking a cool glass of grape juice or wine in the fresh air with you. And who knows: maybe we'll jump into the Main together!
During the festival we proudly present different improv ensembles from all around the planet who show their work to the Würzburg audience. Stay tuned for this year's line-up.
The Flip-Flop Edition of the Würzburger Improtheaterfestival will offer four workshops with our wonderful workshop teachers: Gunter Lösel, Felipe Ortiz, Regina Fabian and Evan Schweitzer. All workshops will last 12 hours each, starting on Friday, July 9th till Sunday, July 11th. Registration is open from March 27th till April 10th. This year we'll go back to our lottery system, since last year's registration (frist come - first served) felt quite unfair. Soon will the workshop topics be published here!
At the festival we will work in small groups and hopefully take advantage of the good summer weather to go outside in between. Further information on participation regarding Corona as well as our hygiene concept, which we adapt to changing regulations, can be found below in the FAQs. For your own protection, there is seminar insurance in case you are unable to attend at short notice due to Corona.
If you would like to take part in the festival, you will find various information and all kinds of interesting facts in the festival guide. We will add to the guide during the year. If there is still an open question, just contact us.
This year we go back to our lottery system. From March 27th till April 10th you can register for the lottery for this year's festival using the registration form. You can enter up to three workshop priorities. After April 10th we'll run the lottery and come back to you - hopefully with good news! Only then you will be asked to pay for your workshop place. When your festival fee has been transferred, your workshop spot is firmly booked. If you havn't heard from us thill April 17th, please contact us via email@example.com
No, you haven’t. The banks don't all work at the same speed and we process the cash receipts in one go. That's why it can take a couple of days before you get the final confirmation. If we discover that we haven't received your festival fee, we will check with you before we give your spot to someone else.
Yes, there is one. As soon as someone gives up their spot, we will give the spot to the next person on the waiting list.
Until May 31st you can cancel your workshop spot and we will transfer your festival fee (minus an administrative fee of 30 Euros) back to your bank account right away. If you cancel your spot after May 31st, we will first have to find someone from the waiting list to fill your spot. If we are successful in finding someone, we will transfer the fee back to your bank account minus the administrative fee of 30 Euros.
(At) the festival
Yes, in this case you will get your workshop fee back completely. We also recommend getting travel insurrance, so your train and flight cost will be reimbursed.
Many participants are arriving early to attend our traditional opening gala. This year, the gala will take place on Thursday, July 8th. We'd be delighted to see you there. Of course you can also arrive on Friday for the workshops.
At the check-in you'll get a warm welcome, snacks and your invoice for the workshop. All hostel guests will also receive the necessary information about accommodation. If there are any outstanding questions or finances, we can clarify them at check-in. The check-in helps us to get an overview of who has already arrived. This is especially important this year. We therefore ask you come by briefly, even if you are already familiar with our Festival.
No problem! We will leave your name and your room number at the reception of the Youth Hostel.
The festival package includes the following:
- Friday: Dinner
- Saturday: Lunch and Dinner
- Sunday: Snacks
Drinks during meals are included.
For those staying at the hostel, breakfast is also included.
The youth hostel provides bed linen, you only need to bring your own towel.
No. Since there are several shows in the evenings, they are run separately via our ticket system. As a workshop participant you can buy tickets at a reduced price. We'll send you a quick note when the advance sale starts. Please buy tickets for the shows of your choice early. Especially this year the number of seats will be limited.
We would like to thank all our partners, sponsors and venues for their support and the long time cooperation.
We also want to say thank you to our patron, the Mayor of Würzburg, Christian Schuchardt!