Hugin/Munin Conference Playwriting for children and youth 22 April 2023

The theme of the conference is writing plays for and in consultation with young theatre performers. The event is for play writers and others interested in drama for children and young people.

The conference is part of a Nordic collaboration project Hugin/Munin, with the purpose to increase the number of playable scripts for children aged 9–15.

All talks will be in Swedish or English as indicated in the programme at the link below. The event is free. The direct link to the live stream is HERE.

Soukani Ostrov
Children & Youth Festival
3-7 May 2023

Soukani Ostrov is an international theatre festival of all genres for children and youth. The festival is held in Ostrov, small town on the west of Czech Republic. This 14th annual event focuses on young actors aged 12 – 15 years and their themes, problems and areas of interest.

The deadline for the submission of entries is 31 December 2022.

More information is HERE and at the ‘Online Application Form’ below.

18th International Festival of Educational and Social Theatre
8 - 27 May 2023

The Festival presents theatre performances and workshops from Schools, Associations, etc; and there are opportunities for cultural exchange on the problems of Educational Theater.

The Festival is divided into a series of activities including playing and viewing competing performances; public debates and discussions; workshops; conferences and seminars on Educational Theater; and guided tours of the area.

Application Forms are on the website and must be sent in by 10 March to

(Non-verbal theatre workshop)
28 July - 5 August 2023

As part of the Hronov Festival, ‘Jiraskův Hronov’ in the Czech Republic, the National Centre invites all those interested in non-verbal forms of theatre (e.g. pantomime) to this workshop. Led by Juraj Benčík, the former white clown in the cirque de soleil, an internationally respected Slovak teacher, actor and director.

Applications on the form below by sent on the form at the link below 30 April 2023 to

Festival internacional de teatre d'Elx (FITELX)
1 - 6 August 2023
Elche, Spain

First held in 2015, the festival, held in Elx, Spain has grown over the years. 

For information see the website HERE and the Facebook page is HERE.

The deadline for submitting applications to take part is 18 May 2023. The organisers ask that those who are selected are willing to participate in the promotion activities for the festival. The Rules and Application Form is at the links below and the completed form should be sent to   

9th International Youth Theatre Festival
12 - 16 October 2023

Organised by AITA/IATA Associate Skepsis Group from Alba Iulia, Romania, on a social partnership, with the support of the Municipality, local institutions, NGO’s and sponsors. 

Designed for theatre groups with an age range 18 – 39 to come together, learn and perform. 

Deadline for the receipt of Application Forms is 1 June 2023.

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