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22 November - 28 November 2020
ONLINE International Theatre Festival
THEATRE IS MY LOVE
AITA/IATA Members and Associates were invited to submit a video to take part in
THEATRE IS MY LOVE, an online International Theatre Festival. The event was
inspired by Alla Zorina of the AITA/IATA Russian Member (National Centre)
and has been created in co-operation with CEC, NEATA and AITA/IATA.
The selection panel were Alla Zorina, Russia & CEC; Kristiina Oomer, Estonia & NEATA
and Aled Rhys-Jones, GB (Wales), AITA/AITA Councillor. Eighteen entries
were submitted and after much deliberation, ten were selected for presentation.
Sunday 22 November – festival opening by Zoom and YouTube
The festival will open on Zoom - HERE are details of the Zoom link - on
Sunday 22 November at 17:00 Moscow time (check the time in your
country HERE). AITA/AITA President Béatrice Cellario will open the
festival and Alla Zorina and Kristiina Oomer will also speak.
After a short break the first performance, Decameron from Russia, will be
available on the Festival YouTube Channel.
From Monday 23 November through to Friday 27 November, there will
be one or two performances starting at 19:00 Moscow time available on
Saturday 28 November – festival closing events by Zoom
The festival will close on Zoom - HERE are details of the Zoom link -
on Saturday 28 November starting at 17:00 Moscow time.
There will be a short 5 – 6 minute discussion of each of the
performances led by a panel of experts – these are:
Frank Katoola, Uganda
Thorgeir Tryggvason, Iceland
Anastasia Kazmina, Russia
Overseeing the timing of this discussion will be Dirk De Corte, Belgium and
the event should take around an hour.
Directors Forum – “Amateur Theatre Time for Change”
An opportunity for festival participants, and anyone interested in the future of
amateur theatre to contribute. Facilitated by Dirk De Corte, this will be an
opportunity to consider issues such as the development of amateur theatre,
the purpose of amateur theatre festivals, and the role and influence
of amateur theatres on the international cultural space.