Retroperspektywy Theatre Festival 2010 opened up a space for confrontations, innovative theatre search, a platform for workshop meetings and an arena for discussions about changes in theatre of the 21st century. Every two years, we want to gather prominent Polish and international theatre phenomena, whose existence breaks the anachronistic divisions into the theatre of words, movement and music, returning the unbreakable unity – choreia – a life-giving foundation of theatre. In relation to our festival, CHOREA is not a proper name, but an idea which opens new spaces for theatre, setting tasks for an actor – a storyteller-dancer-singer, and facing the director with new challenges. The director, as in Ancient Greece, should be a dramatist, choreographer and composer at the same time. Retroperspektywy Theatre Festival is a solid reference point on the theatre map of Poland.
Six years of existence of CHOREA Theatre was a perfect moment to present the first retro-per-spective of its intensive activity. That is why the Festival presented theatres which cooperate with and are ‘related’ to CHOREA in many creative ways. Festival guests included: Paweł Passini’s neTTheatre, Piotr Borowski’s Studium Teatralne, Kana Theatre, Elżbieta Rojek and Trupa Czango.