Apr 172017
 

14th World LogoRon Dodson, co-organiser of the 2016 AITA/IATA World Festival of Children’s Theatre, has provided copies of a Final Report from the organizers of the 14th World Festival of Children’s Theatre.

Ron and the WFCT team undertook this work so that anyone who wishes to hold a children’s festival has information to which they can refer. Continue reading »

Jun 172016
 

14th World LogoThe final day of the World Festival of Children’s Theatre on Tuesday 14 June 2016 saw a performance from the Theatre Group of the TPZ Lingen (Germany) with their production Play Pinocchio!

In the evening, the children, volunteers and host parents gathered for the closing ceremony. Continue reading »

Jun 092016
 

World Children's 2014 Logo thumbnailThe AITA/IATA asbl World Festival of Children’s Theatre (WFCT) opened on Sunday 5 June. In front of the Stratford City Hall, Artistic Director Ron Dodson, General Director Steve Rae, the Mayor of Stratford Dan Mathieson and AITA/AITA asbl President Rob Van Genechten welcomed the delegates, thanked all the volunteers and declared the Festival open. Continue reading »

Apr 262016
 

World Children's 2014 Logo thumbnailRon Dodson Artistic Director of the 14th World Festival of Children’s Theatre (WFCT) to be held in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, 5 – 14 June 2016 has published the final Festival Schedule.

The schedule shows when the groups will perform and in which venue. Continue reading »

Feb 172016
 

World Children's 2014 Logo thumbnailThe organisers of the 2016 AITA/IATA asbl World Festival of Children’s Theatre latest media release is on Play! A Symposium.

This media release gives lots of information, provides details of how to register and lists the Presenters of Play! A Symposium who will come from 6 continents. Continue reading »

Dec 032015
 

World Children's 2014 Logo thumbnailRon Dodson, Artistic Director of the Festival has announced the groups taking part in the 2016 AITA/IATA World Festival of Children’s Theatre, 5 – 14 June 2016, Stratford, Ontario, Canada.

The Media Release with the list of groups and countries is Continue reading »

Dec 032015
 

World Children's 2014 Logo thumbnailOur Stories, Our Planet, a Global Invitation

Please send us your stories!

As part of the 2016 AITA/IATA asbl World Festival of Children’s Theatre, PLAY! A Symposium wants to give children aged 7 – 15 worldwide, a way to be seen, to contribute, to add their voices–regardless of distance. Continue reading »

Jul 152015
 

World Children's 2014 Logo thumbnail

At THIS post below we announced that the application process to apply to perform at the World Festival of Children’s Theatre in June 2016  was open.

At the aita/iata Forum in Ypres on 9 July 2015, Ron Dodson, Artistic Director of the Festival announced that the deadline by when applications to perform at the festival must be received is now 15 August 2015.

He delayed the date by two weeks after taking into consideration the views of Delegates attending the Festival. Continue reading »

Jun 072015
 

World Children's 2014 Logo thumbnailOn the 24 November 2014 we announced Play! A Symposium taking place during the 14th World Festival of Children’s Theatre in Stratford, Ontario Canada.

The organisers have issued an update to that announcement: new dates! new deadline! a new initiative! Continue reading »