Video 2017
Videoclip in Austrian Sign Language


Since 25 years, ARBOS - Company for Music and Theatre is presenting extra ordinary theatre, and from the artistic point of view since 25 years ARBOS works with the Sign Language of the Deaf. For 25 years now ARBOS presents performances including this fascinating “Language in Space”. This anniversary will also be celebrated in 2017 with the festival VISUAL 18 and new ARBOS productions with thirty performances in sixteen days from 27th of May 2017 to 12th of June 2017 in Vienna and the Austrian provinces of Lower Austria, Tyrol, Salzburg and Carinthia.

The festival presents professional deaf and hearing artists and theatres from 12 countries (England, Latvia, Spain, USA, Switzerland, Greece, Poland, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Russia, Austria). In the performances the artistic expressions of gesture, movement, dance and visual music will be combined.
The THEATER SPIELRAUM in Vienna will be from 27th of May 2017 to 2nd of June 2017 the centre of the festival and performances, the theatre is in downtown of Vienna in the 7th district in Kaiserstraße 46.

Until 3rd of June 2017 performances take place also in the URBAN SPACE of VIENNA and until 12nd of June 2017 performances take place in Lower Austria at Grafenegg-Etsdorf, at the theatre PERPETUUM in St. Pölten, in Tyrol at the BÄCKEREI, Innsbruck's Cultural Bakery, in the city of Salzburg at the TOIHAUS and in Carinthia in the AULA of the Neue Mittelschule at Klagenfurt-Wölfnitz.

Daily at 6 pm there will be presented in Vienna at the THEATER SPIELRAUM a film programe and an exhibition "The 5 Senses" (Helen Keller, Laura Bridgman, Mary Ann Moore, Sarah Harvey Porter). Admission free! Daily at 7.30 pm an introduction in Austrian Sign Language, International Signs, German and English language.
Admission free!

The performances for children takes place in the THEATER SPIELRAUM at VIENNA from 29th of May 2017 to 2nd of June 2017 daily at 10.00 am. Informations about all venues are accessible by e-mail and SMS and telephone 0664-3229563.

The THEATER SPIELRAUM is located at Vienna downtown centre in the 7th district of Vienna at the Kaiserstraße 46. The THEATER SPIELRAUM is reachable with the tramline 5, Station Kaiserstraße/Westbahnstraße. The THEATER SPIELRAUM is directly located at the tram station.

At the WITAF the adance ticket sales takes place. The reduced ticket prices in advance for 8, - € (reduced price for the Deaf, Seniors and club ticket holders) and 13, - € (full price) and the festival pass for 55, - € for all performances (Telephone: 01-2145874, Fax: 01-2147695, E-Mail: Advance ticket sales will take place only at the WITAF.

The ticket prices at the ticket office are 10, - € (reduced price for the Deaf, Seniors and card club owners) and 15, - € (full price) and the Festival Pass by 60, - € for all performances. Ticket reservations are possible at the THEATER SPIELRAUM (Telephone 01 - 713 04 60 60 & E-Mail plus reservation at the homepage: and DIRECT RESERVATIONS at ARBOS by SMS and telephone at 0664-7936915.