International Bernard-Marie Koltès Symposium

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7Stages Theater, Atlanta, GA

Conference Announcement for Next Weekend in Atlanta!

The International Koltès Symposium and world premiere of the English translation of Koltès' The Day of Murders in the History of Hamlet, directed by Thierry de Peretti, will take place on April 3-4, 2010.

A few highlights from the weekend:

April 3 International Koltès Symposium 10am - 3pm (12-1, break for lunch)

Alliance Francaise d'Atlanta
Alliance Française
Colony Square Plaza Level
1197 Peachtree St. Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30361
For directions and parking info please go to

-panel moderators are Randy Gener, senior editor at American Theater magazine and winner of the Nathan prize (the highest accolade in the US for dramatic criticism), and Dan Safer, director of Witness Relocation theater in New York, which has been described by Performing Arts Journal as a "A Dance-Theater Anarchist's Utopia"

- Panel speakers include Maria Delgado (Koltès translator and film/theater critic at The University of London), Jean de Pange (Koltès director, Université de Metz), André Petitjean (Linguist, Université de Metz) Philip Boulay (Koltès director), Thierry de Peretti (director of The Day of Murders in the History of Hamlet, Kate Moran ("Gertrude"), and Ismail ibn Connor (founder of Koltès project and "Claudius").

-Opening night and reception 8pm
7Stages Theater (for parking and directions)
1105 Euclid Avenue Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30307

April 4
-Dance performance of Koltès and Krump at MLK center, 2-4pm

Martin Luther King Center Ampitheater (next to center museum)
For directions and parking info, see
449 Auburn Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30312

For all information, go to and follow the Koltès linkls

We would greatly appreciate your participation in this event. If you are planning to attend any of the events listed in the attached packet, please contact Jennifer Orth or at so that we will know to welcome you. If not, just show up - we'd love to have you!