ITI's Action Committee for Artists Rights (ACAR) responds to the situation of artists in Egypt. ACAR's website
We are very proud to announce that ITI's Vice-President Ali Mahdi is designated as a UNESCO Artist For Peace by Irina Bokova, during an official ceremony at UNESCO on the 30th of October.
Martha Coigney (Honorary President of ITI), Marilyn Monroe, ITI ...
"Martha Coigney in Conversation with Anne Bogart" is an interesting interview with Martha Coigney that you find on YouTube, giving you information about her, about ITI in the US, about ITI and about theatre arts. Part 5, 6 and 7 are focusing on ITI. And there are anecdotes like the one on Marilyn Monroe at the Actor's Studio where Martha Coigney was working at that time. Highly recommended to watch! www.youtube.com/watch?v=EK61_RTKvI8
Ambroise M’Bia, president of the Cameroon Centre of ITI and president of the African Regional Council of ITI, just celebrated 50 years of career. To know more about him(in French):
Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui wins the Flemish Culture Award for Performing Arts. The choreographer received the Culture Award in recognition of his major international talent and staggering productivity.
Find out more about him! www.guardian.co.uk/stage/2009/dec/17/sidi-larbi-cherkaoui-dance
The choreographer Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker, author of the International Dance Day Message in 2011, was the star performer of the opening ceremony of The Tanks on the 19th of July, at the Tate Modern, London, the first museum galleries permanently dedicated to Live Art.
On the 4th of July 2012, the Maoundoh-Culture Theatre (Themacult), N’Djamena, Chad, celebrated the 23rd year since its creation. Happy anniversary and good luck!
Contact : Vangdar Dorsouma, themacult(at)yahoo.fr
On the 7 & 8 May 2012, at the Globe Theatre, London, UK, has been shown the new production of the Dhaka Theater (Bangladesh) « The Tempest », directed by Nasir Uddin Yousuff, president of the Bangladesh Centre of ITI. The show was a great success; you can watch it here: http://thespace.org/items/e000066s
Contact: Nasir Uddin Yousuff, yousuff1971(at)gmail.com
“Song of the Goat Theatre – artistic and social projects”, Brave Kids festival, performance and seminar, UNESCO 10-11 July 2012, in partnership with ITI
Tobias Biancone, Director General ITI is invited in Kiel to speak at an award ceremony
The President of the City of Kiel invited Tobias Biancone, Director General ITI to speak at the City Hall on June 24, 2012. Mr. Biancone will hold the laudatio at the Cultural Award Ceremony. This biennial award recognizes distinguished accomplishments in the field of culture that have brought significant recognition as well as national and international attention to the city to Kiel.
ITI awards Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO, a certificate of appreciation
On the 4th of June 2012, Tobias Biancone (DG ITI), Ramendu Majumdar (President ITI) and Petya Hristova (Director for International Development ITI) met with Irina Bokova (DG UNESCO) and gave her a certificate of appreciation, in recognition of the inspirational leadership and excellent collaboration with the International Theatre Institute ITI.
Peter Brook receives the first Fujairah Award for Theatre Creativity
January 2012, Fujairah.
Article on the International Fujairah Monodrama Festival- read more
The International Theatre Institute ITI mourns the loss of Václav Havel (1936 -2011), ITI World Theatre Ambassador - read a related article by the Czech Centre of ITI/Czech Theatre Institute