Aug 082009

Directing Actors: Creating Memorable Performances for film and Television by Judith Weston (London: Michael Wiese, 1999). It is not enough that you practice. You need to know how to practice. Even though this book is made for filmmakers, it gives all theatre directors practical advice how to listen, keep a dialogue and creativity in your [...]

Aug 082009
Suggested Acting Resources

Acting Power by Robert Cohen (New York: Mc-Graw-Hill, 1978). A very, very basic acting book. One of the best ideas of how to think while acting, when to use cybernetic thinking (“why” questions) and deterministic (“what for” questions). Cohen explains such concepts as GOTE (goals, others, tactics, expectations) and RELACOM (relationship communication) to help the [...]

Aug 082009
Newsletters: May 2003 - November 2008

The most recent Newsletters are listed below: November 2014 aita/iata ARTS Newsletter [download here] ########## All pre-2009 AITA/IATA magazines and newsletters from the former English website are archived below in reverse chronological order. November 2008 Newsletter [download here] [PDF format - zipped | 696k | 8 pages] Contents: Impressions of Moscow and the Children’s Theatre [...]

Aug 082009

Memorandum of Agreement Between AITA/IATA asbl (International Amateur Theatre Association) and IDEA (International Drama/Theatre and Education Association) During the 17th IATA/AITA World Congress held in Burg Schlaining, Austria, 3rd-9th April 2009, the IATA/AITA Standing Committee for Children and Youth met with Dan Baron Cohen, President of IDEA, to discuss the distinctive contributions of each organization [...]

Aug 082009
Culture & Education Funding Guidelines

Principal criteria (updated March 2013) 1. The principal criteria which must apply for applications to the Culture and Education Fund are as follows: a) Applications must demonstrate strong international elements of education and theatre b) Priority for funding will be given to aita/iata members (an exception may be made for a country where there is [...]

Aug 082009

Procedures for Awarding Official AITA/IATA asbl Status to International Theatre/Drama Events Introduction Any applicant wishing to apply for official AITA/IATA asbl status for an international festival or event must submit a proposal to the AITA/IATA asbl Council. Currently there are seven events which have been awarded official AITA/IATA asbl status: Drama in Education Congress held [...]

Aug 052009
Culture & Education Fund

Culture & Education Fund The Culture & Education Fund is available to offer support to events or projects. Applications for grants of up to €2,500 can be made to AITA/IATA asbl. In a calendar year, AITA/IATA asbl will allocate grants of up to €5,000.  If you wish to apply for a grant from the Fund, [...]

Apr 092009
Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between AITA/IATA asbl and IDEA (International Drama / Theatre and Education Association)

On 9 April 2009 an agreement was signed between AITA/IATA asbl and IDEA (International Drama/Theatre and Education Association).  The aim is to provide support and to strengthen each organisation. Six actions were agreed and they are listed in the document. HERE is a link to the document. Secretariat AITA/IATA asbl