Spoffin satisfied with 5th edition
Spoffin, the Dutch festival for street and site specific theatre in Amersfoort, is satisfied with its fifth edition that took place from 28th till 31 of August. Spoffin presented about 240 performances by 45 professional groups and artists from 15 European countries. The number of visitors - estimated at 40,000 – remained stable compared to last year, despite the unpredictable weather. "We are certainly happy about it."
(August 31, 2014)
The professionality of street theater: who's afraid of 'free'?
Programmers and professionals from tens of European festivals will visit international street arts festival Spoffin in Amersfoort (NL) again. Spoffin organizes a series of special meetings during the festival; workshops, pitches and on Saturday 30th of August a debat about ‘street theatre: moving audiences & static policy’, moderated by Joost Ramaer, freelance researching journalist on culture and economy. (August 27, 2014)
'Spoffin stands out internationally by courageously presenting fresh upcoming talents to the public'
International street arts festival Spoffin in Amersfoort has rapidly grown into a festival that’s popular among its audience, artists and professionals. Each year, artistic director Alfred Konijnenbelt searches in unorthodox places in Europe for innovative professional performances, in order to compose a program that is interesting to professionals as well as accessible to a wide audience. Spoffin 2014 includes more than 240 acts, performed by 45 professional groups and artists from 15 European countries, including 20 Dutch or international premières. (August 19, 2014)