News The Countdown has started!

The Countdown has started!

Monday 19 August, 2019 marks the submission deadline for the RING AWARD 20!

All submission have to reach Graz by 4 September 2019 at the very latest.

After the deadline, Round 1 starts and the jury will nominate 9 semifinal-teams.

Round 2 is the semifinal where the teams are invited to Graz to present their concepts before the jury and a public audience. This stage also includes practise rehearsals by the competing directors, in-depth discussions of the concepts, and a critical reviewing of the stage designs by experts. The jury then nominates three teams for the finals. The RING AWARD 20 SEMIFINAL takes place from 09 – 11 January 2020.

At Round 3, the RING AWARD Final, the teams prepare the stage performance of the given passage of the competition opera. The three productions will premiere within 24 hours in a public performance at the Schauspielhaus Graz, before the jury and audiences. The RING AWARD 20 FINAL takes place from 27 – 28 June 2020.