Aug 162016

We have been alerted to the SDEA Conference to be held in Singapore, 30 June – 1 July 2017.

This is their fourth International Theatre Arts Conference and the call for proposals is now open. Advance booking for the conference will open in November 2016.

More information is on the website or email the conference at or

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May 132016

Back in December we posted information about the 17th Amateur Theatre Festival in Paderborn (Nordrhein-Westfalen) Germany 29 June – 3 July.

Since the call for applications, groups have been selected and the programme for the festival is now published.

The list of groups is HERE. The EFAT (European Forum of Amateur Theatre) will open Continue reading »

Mar 032015
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There are still a few places left if you wish to submit your application to attend this outstanding Drama in Education Conference held at the beautiful Retzhof Castle, Austria.

The Conference aims to to address the societal issues brought about by migration through practical workshops, lectures and plenary sessions. Sessions will be led by: Continue reading »

Nov 142014

Sharing the World – Migration and Interculturality

DIE LOGO SmallerThe 2015 Drama in Education Conference will take place, as usual in Retzhof Castle, Styria, Austria. The deadline for applications to be returned is 15 December 2014

The conference will aim to address current social issues caused by migration. In practical workshops, lectures and plenary sessions, specific issues and relevant questions for inter-cultural environments will be discussed from different perspectives.

Below is information about the speakers and the lecturers and the cost of the event to delegates. Continue reading »

Sep 172014


Culture Action Europe announce the 2014 Conference, “Beyond the Obvious” which has been designed to encourage collaboration, empowerment, and deeper understanding. Seven different formats, institutional and unorthodox speakers, more than eight hours of laboratory-style sessions – all designed… Continue reading »

Jun 052014

ASSITEJ – International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People

aita/iata was very ably represented at the ASSITEJ World Congress by CEC President Josef Hollos and CEC Council Representative, Mary Pears.  Yvette Hardie was re-elected as President and aita/iata sends her best wishes and congratulations. Continue reading »

May 272014

Honorary President Jacques Lemaire has been invited to attend the next Congress of the International University Theatre Association and will attend as the  aita/iata ambassador. 

The organisation was founded in 1994 to develop and promote theatre training, creation, and theoretical and practical research, at the level of university or higher studies. Continue reading »

Jul 122013

Mondial Logo thumbnailIn her Convocation Letter of 3 May 2013, President Merja Laaksovirta referred to the Interactive Forum that would take place on 25 August 2013 as part of the aita/iata Congress.

She said: “A discussion on the future direction and structure of aita/iata will be facilitated by Dirk De Corte who many of you will know. All are invited to attend including representatives of the theatre groups performing in Monaco.” Continue reading »