2016年6月6日-19日,来自英国、法国、澳大利亚、捷克、中国、中国台湾等国家和地区的17个精彩剧目,将于上海新天地的帐篷剧场、咖啡馆、酒吧、餐厅、博物馆、广场等空间次第上演,其中包括户外多媒体影音秀、新马戏、默剧、浸没式戏剧、创意物件剧、咖啡剧、街头表演和观众参与型剧目。绝大部分剧目均为中国首演或是原创首演,为中国观众见所未见。其极具突破性的表演空间、零距离的观看体验,全球顶尖艺术家、前沿作品与观众的亲密互动,将引领中国当代表演艺术领域的新潮流。“表演艺术新天地”是《“环人民广场演艺活力区”十三五发展规划》中的艺术节展类重点孵化项目,由上海新天地携手中国“前沿剧展”策展团队整体策展,由中共黄浦区委宣传部、黄浦区文化局联合发起并作为指导单位,是中国艺术节领域形式创新、内容创新、机制创新的重要代表性艺术节展。

From 6th to 19th June, 2016, seventeen brilliant works will be performed by artists worldwide. Varieties of shows will be brought onto stage in cafés, bars, restaurants, and museums, even in a tent theatre or on squares. Featured by diversity and novelty, most of the works or original plays will premier in China, rarely seen among Chinese audiences. This festival is distinctive in ground breaking performing spaces, viewing experience within close range, intimate interaction between top artists, fringe works and audiences. It will lead a new trend of performing arts in contemporary China. Xintiandi Fringe Festival is an ongoing important incubator project of arts festival, which is a part of the 13th Five-Year Plan of Performing Arts Activity Zone of People’s Square Rim. The festival is curated by “Fringe Showcase” and co-organized by the Publicity Department of Shanghai Municipal Committee, With the Publicity Department of Shanghai Huangpu District Committee and Culture Bureau of Shanghai Huangpu District as the sponsor and instructor, It is a significant representation of Chinese arts festivals in light of innovation in form, quality and operating mechanism.