Deventer op Stelten – English

About the festival

For more than twenty years the historic town of Deventer in the Netherlands has celebrated culture and arts on the streets. While ‘Op Stelten’ (‘on stilts’) is now used largely as a figurative sense, the performers are truly of the highest level and come from all over Europe. During the international outdoor-theatre festival ‘Deventer Op Stelten’, Deventer turns into a giant open air theatre with over 150 national and international top performances in the historic city centre of Deventer at 20 locations in- and around the centre.
During a weekend in July, performances out of Frances, Belgium, Spain, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands can be seen on monumental squares, in parks and on the streets, in churches and smaller locations.