Theatre Feta was created in 2002 at Młodzieżowy Klub Twórczy "Plama" (Youth Creative Club "Plama") in Gdańsk. Since 1997 "Plama" Club organizes International Street and Open-Air Theatres Festival "Feta" in Gdańsk. "Feta" Festival is one of the biggest and more important events of this kind in Europe.
Theater Feta, which Director is Elwira Twardowska, was born "for the special event", 300 anniversary of Sankt Petersburg city (Russia). Gdańsk's citizens wanted to give the artistic gift to the Venice of the North. That's way the debut performance entitled "Goldwasser od Gdańszczan" ("Goldwasser from the Citizens of Gdańsk") has appeared.
This impressive spectacle presents the history of the City on the Motława River. There are 29 actors in a play. In this open-air performance there are dance, stilt walking, flags acrobatics, elements of pantomime and pyrotechnics special events, this what make the open-air theater tells a story.
"Goldwasser od Gdańszczan"'s premiere was on 5th July 2003 during XVI Międzynarodowy Festiwal Teatrów Ulicznych (16th International Festival of Street Theaters) in Cracow and was very warmly welcomed by its publicity. On 19th and 20th July 2003 the show was presented in Sankt Petersburg during "Polish Weekend".
Gdańsk's publicity knows "Goldwasser", which modified version was presented during The Opening of the Saint Dominic's Fair in July 2003.
<font color="#D2CFA8">"Goldwasser from the Citizens of Gdańsk"</font>
Director: Elwira Twardowska
Set design, costumes: Elwira Twardowska
Choreography: Joanna Czajkowska - Krawczyk, Alicja Mojko, Jacek Krawczyk
Music: Jerzy Mazzoll
Actors: stilt-walkers, dancers, folk music band "Kaszubianki" from Władysławowo - together 29 person
Year of production: 2003
Duration time: about 50 minutes
"Goldwasser from Gdańsk's Citizens" is a huge street and open air performance. There are stilt walkers and dancers, pyrotechnics and live music - Gdańsk's folk band Kaszubianki.
It's an adaptation of old Gdańsk's tale - how does the Goldwasser, traditional Gdańsk's liquor was invented. In the story there is lot of Gdańsk's tradition. You will also see magic and underwater world with its Gods and sea creatures.
Everything is full of joy, dance and street theater tricks.
Music for "Goldwasser from Gdańsk's Citizens" was composed by Mazzoll - Gdańsk's famous new jazz musician. In the performance there is also live piece performed by Gdańsk's traditional folk music band called Kaszubianki.