Information about events listed below with an * next to the date are posted on this website.
Dear Friends / Colleagues,
With pleasure I send you an update of the International Amateur Theatre Activities. Not only participating is a useful and great experience, visiting a festival as a spectator is as well!
Updated 18 April 2017
Events in 2017
*3 – 7 May, Ostrov, Czech Republic: SOUKANI 11th International Youth Theatre Festival theme: Escape ages 14 – 18 yrs. duration performance 30 – 50 minutes max. 12 pers. per group + max. 3 adults www.zusostrov.cz/hophop bit.ly/soukani17 (HERE on this website)
11 – 14 May, Prague, Czech Republic: 6th International Youth Theatre Festival PIDIFEST organised by High professional school for dramatic arts. Max 12 per group + 3 adults; performances 30 – 60 minutes. Web: www.vosherecka.cz. Email: email@example.com. Application deadline 23 Dec 2016
*11 – 15 May, Alba Iulia, Romania: theatre group SKEPSIS organizes 4th International Youth Theatre Festival APOLLO, age 18 – 35 years, max. 10 persons per group, max. 60 minutes set-up time, max. duration 45 – 60 minutes; large hall, studio hall, non-convential location and open air available for performances that appeal to an international audience deadline 5 February firstname.lastname@example.org (HERE on this website)
30 May – 2 June, Lomza, Poland: 30th International Theatrical Festival VALISE. Email: email@example.com
16 – 21 June, Vratsa, Bulgaria: 17th International Youth Theatre Festival VREME firstname.lastname@example.org
22 – 25 June, Rudolstadt, Germany, THEATERWELTEN 2017, www.theaterwelten.info
*3 – 10 July, Youth Summer School, Peja, Kosovo. For those aged 8 – 30; Euro 500 covering all accommodation, food and materials. Contact Marigona Bekteshi Ferati
email@example.com +386 49 710 898. (HERE on this website)
*2 – 8 July, Dublin, Ireland; 16 – 22 July, Galway, Ireland; 23 – 27 July, Ennis, Ireland, 23 – 27 July, Belfast, Ireland. International Summer School for 11 – 13 yrs and 14 – 19 yrs. See this website HERE.
*19 – 30 July, 12th EDERED Youth Encounter, Aalborg, Denmark with the theme of TIVOLI. Hosted by DATS, the Danish Amateur Theatre Association. This is for young people between 15 – 18 years. Website: www.edered.org; Facebook: www.facebook.com/EDERED2017; DATS: www.dats.dk / firstname.lastname@example.org
20 – 23 July, Vratsa, Bulgaria: 4th International Ancient Cultures Festival TODORKA’S SUN historical themed performances, outdoor stage historical reconstructions can take part. Email: email@example.com
20 July – 20 August, Kolasin, Montenegro, 4th ALTERNATIVE Theatre Festival KORIFEJ. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
*29 July 4 August, Tournon sur Rhone and Tain l’Hermitage, France: Shakespeare Festival 2017, 16 – 30 yrs, theatre, dance, music, indoor, outdoor, street around Shakespeare’s world. Email: email@example.com
20 – 30 August, Tsarevo, Bulgaria: 3rd Festival Vacation PRIESTS OF THE MUSES International Youth Festival of Arts street theatre and outdoor performances can take part firstname.lastname@example.org
*21 – 30 August, Monaco: 16th Mondial du Théâtre email@example.com
23 – 26 August, Namur, Belgium: XI International Amateur Theatre Festival performances 60 minutes, for up to 12 people. All genres – dance, musical theatre, mime, puppets. Participants to attend throughout the festival. Application deadline 31 Jan 2017. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
28 August – 2 September, Girona, Spain: 17th FITAG International Amateur Theatre Festival visual performances such as mime and theatre-dance are welcome; max 12 persons per group; max. duration 75 minutes for 25 groups. Email email@example.com
*1 – 12 September, 25th India Theatre Olympiad: International Theatre Festival, Cuttack, Odisha, India. Festival for all genres of performing arts. Contact Prof Kartik Chandra Rath: firstname.lastname@example.org cc to email@example.com
*20 – 23 September, Progress Sopron, Hungary: Hungary’s most important international amateur theatre festival with 6 international groups invited to join 6 Hungarian Groups. Deadline 30 April for electronic applications and 25 April for Postal applications. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
*22 – 26 November, Göppinger Theatertage, Goppinger, Germany. Website and Application Forms HERE.
*14 – 17 December, Delhi, India. Ryan Foundation’s 15th International Children’s Festival. For children 12 – 19, drama, dance, puppetry and music groups invited. Application Form HERE deadline 30 Aug 2017. (HERE on this website).
18 – 24 June, Venice Florida, USA. aactWorldFest 2018. www.aact.org/aactworldfest
*22 – 29 June, Lingen, Germany. 15th AITA/IATA asbl World Festival of Children’s Theatre, theme Children Move the World. Applications may be submitted until October 2017. For more information contact – email@example.com
19 – 22 July, Vratsa, Bulgaria: 5th International Ancient Cultures Festival TODORKA’S SUN, historical themed performances, outdoor stage historical reconstructions can take part. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
20 – 30 August, Tsarevo, Bulgaria: 10th Jubilee Festival PRIESTS OF THE MUSES International Youth Festival of Arts street theatre and outdoor performances can take part. Email email@example.com
Joke Elbers, Netherlands