Nov 162014

Logo iata 250The aita/iata Council (EB and Regional Representatives) met in Peligros, Spain at the kind invitation of the aita/iata National Centre of Spain – CETA (Confederación Española de Teatro Amateur). While in Spain, Council were delighted to personally congratulate the new President of the Spanish National Centre, Sylvana Gross-Melzer and to thank outgoing President Jorge Crespi, aita/iata Spanish Speaking Secretary for all his work. Continue reading »

Jul 312014

Logo iata 250The aita/iata Council (EB and Regional Representatives) met in Lingen (Ems), Germany at the kind invitation of the organisers of the 13th World Festival of Children’s Theatre, Lingen, Germany.

The first day’s meeting concerned Renewal Matters and Council discussed in full the early responses to the Renewal Documents Continue reading »

Nov 042013

The Executive Board (EB) of aita/iata met on 2 November 2013 in Gent, Belgium at the generous invitation of Opendoek, the National Centre of Belgium (Flemish).

This was also an opportunity to hold a meeting with the organisers of the Spots Op West festival in preparation for the 2015 aita/iata International Festival. Also, the first meeting of the aita/iata Renewal Working Group took place. Continue reading »

Apr 042013

Appointment of a new interim English Speaking Secretary

It is with great pleasure that aita/iata announces the appointment of Aled Rhys-Jones as the interim English Speaking Secretary. The appointment is effective immediately and Aled will serve until the General Assembly and Congress in 2015.

Aled served as the English Speaking Secretary from 1999 – 2007 and has been associated with aita/iata and amateur theatre in his native Wales, the UK and internationally for many years. He is delighted to have the opportunity to take up this appointment and to work with EB and Council.

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Mar 312013

Summary of aita/iata EB and Council meetings, Berlin 8 and 9 February 2013

The aita/iata EB and Council met in Berlin, Germany between 8 and 9 February 2013. The gathering was hosted by the German National Centre, BDAT (Bund Deutscher Amateur Theater) through the good offices of Norbert Radermacher. He was a generous host, for which EB and Council members were extremely grateful. Everyone was also delighted to visit such a vibrant and historical city. Continue reading »

Oct 312012
Midland Community Theatre, Texas, USA

Summary of aita/iata EB and Council meeting

The aita/iata EB and Council met in Midland, Texas between 25 – 27 October 2012. The gathering was hosted by the Midland Community Theatre (MCT) and the American Association of Community Theatre (AACT).

Hurricane Sandy prevented some members from attending, but European and North American representatives were kept very busy moving through the lengthy list of agenda items over the three-day period. Continue reading »