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"hellwach" is coming closer!

The 8th international theatre festival "hellwach" will take place from June 3rd-10th, 2018. In six towns of the Hellweg region, seven companies from Europe, Asia and Africa will present extraordinary productions for children, young people and adults, starting from the very young.

The HELIOS Theater in the Kulturbahnhof Hamm will be the festival centre: a place for the exchange between the international artists and audience. In addition to the performances, talks will be held that give more background to the shows and deal with questions of a modern, international theatre for young audiences.

The programme is already online: enjoy browsing through the "hellwach" pages!

If you plan a visit to "hellwach", please contact the festival office for further information: +49 (0)2381 926837 or via email to

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New production: "Face to Face"

The latest production of HELIOS Theater, "Face to Face", premiered in September 2017. The play is a co-operation with visual artist Alexandra Dementieva (Brussels/New York). She has worked together with HELIOS in 2011 before. For "Face to Face", the ensemble has developed a rhythmic play with video installations and humorous texts for everybody 4 years +.

Further information about "Face to Face" can be found here.
More performance dates in Hamm are online here.

The play is a production in the EU-funded project small size – wide eyes. It was presented at the project's final event in Galway, Ireland in February and at Visioni festival in Bologna in March.