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World Stage Design 2021 / World Congress of OISTAT /CITT/ICTS Rendez-vous

The International Organisation of Scenographers, Theatre Architects and Technicians (OISTAT) has chosen Calgary, Alberta, Canada as the next destination for World Stage Design (WSD2021). From August 5th to 15th, 2021 the University of Calgary’s School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) with the Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology/Institut canadien des technologies scénographiques (CITT/ICTS), Canada’s OISTAT […]

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For Free Theatre and Independent Culture

Artists have published a petition against the destruction of Hungarian cultural life: Dear Members of Parliament! The government is about to systematically destroy cultural life in our country! According to a new bill they plan: – to bulldoze the National Cultural Fund – to give the minister of human resources the right to appoint directors […]

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Drastic cuts for theatre in Flanders

From 1.1. 2020, the Flemish Prime Minister Jan Jambon, member of the right-wing nationalist party Nieuw-Vlaamse Alliantie (N-VA), will decrease the cultural budget of Flanders by a total of 22 million Euros. Subsidies for large institutions will be cut by either 3 % or 6 %. Funding for independent projects, amateur arts and socio-cultural organisations […]

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Call for help from Tel Aviv

For the first time I have to resort to ask your support for our major theatrical project, the Alfa Theatre, Tel Aviv. In its 9 years of existence, our theatre, combined with the Academy of Performing Arts, has produced non-commercial theatre productions, involving professional actors both Jews and Arabs; trained actors for stage, TV and […]