“All men dream, but not equally.
Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible.”
/T. E. Lawrence/
Theatre Ģertrūdes ielas teātris is a contemporary art’s stage – a professional producing and presenting venue in Latvia where audience is offered to experience theatre, dance and interdisciplinary performances created and performed by local and international professional artists. We also host non-commercial music concerts and exhibitions, as well as participate in other arts and education related initiatives.
Our values are relevance, audacity, sensitiveness, creative searchings, courage, openness, professionalism and thought out purposefulness.
1. To create professional, innovative stage productions of high artistic quality, covering a wide range of genres.
2. To be a centre for exchange of artistic impulses and thoughts, as well as a project implementation platform for actors, artists and directors with creative potential and strong views about today’s times and society.
3. To initiate and implement cooperation and exchange projects of Latvian and foreign performing arts professionals, thus expanding the existing borders and putting in action new artistic and theoretical qualities.
4. To widen the audience of contemporary performing arts in Latvia.
Our doors are always open.