Il Gerione
19th International Festival of Educational and Social Theatre
16 - 25 May 2024

On Different Boats We Sail the Same Sea

The participants to the Festival “Il Gerione” can combine the experience of the educational theatre with a fascinating trip, because Campagna is a place of strong artistic-cultural attraction.

The Festival presents theatre performances and workshops produced by various Educational Theater Agencies: Schools, Associations, Oratories, etc; there are also moments of comparison and cultural exchange on the problems of the Educational Theater.

Performances must be no longer than 45 minutes and the application form is available on page and links are below. Application must be submitted by 10 April 2024.

30 May - 2 June 2024
Stuttgart, Germany

AMAFEST is an international amateur theatre festival of all theatre genres, for actors age 18 and up.

The 6th annual festival focuses on classical and current themes and areas of interest.

AMAFEST 24 will take place in Stuttgart, Germany, from 30 May – 2 June 2024.

The call for applications is now open!

More information, festival rules and application download at the link below.

Deadline for the submission of entries is 29 February 2024.


International Youth Theatre Meeting
Brixen, Italy
5 - 9 June 2024

The International Youth Theatre Meeting SAPPERLOT is one thing above all: a feast. Groups from all over the world are invited to join us in celebrating youth theatre. We are happy when the International Meeting of Youth Theatre SAPPERLOT manages to overcome linguistic, cultural and other borders and communicate through the language of theatre, that we learn new things and question what we have learned in the past, get new inspiration and above all make friends. We invite groups from all over the world who are open to reflecting on their own work and on other forms of theatre.

The application deadline is 31 October 2023 and if you need information contact

The Application Form link is HERE

FITAG Festival, Girona, Spain
27 - 31 August 2024

The XXIV Girona International Amateur Theatre Festival will take place in Girona 27 – 31 August 2024.

The application deadline is 15 May 2024 and it won’t be extended.

The FITAG Terms and Conditions are HERE

The Application Form link is HERE

The Facebook link is HERE and the Instagram link is HERE 

In-Vaso Festival
Festival Internazionale del Teatro Amatoriale
Muravera, Sardinia
2 - 7 September 2024

The event takes place outdoors and takes its name from the terracotta vase into which the companies coming from the four selected nations, during the final day, will pour a bag of their land as a symbol of the contamination and cultural enrichment that in many cases the invasions have brought.

The application deadline is 30 June 2024 and is for productions of between 50 and 70 minutes. The organisers will host up to 5 members of each company. The Rules and Regulations are HERE in English, HERE in French and HERE in Spanish. The Application Forms are below. 

The Website is HERE. No information about the 2024 event appears yet. 

10th Mont-Laurier International Theatre, Canada
5 - 11 September 2024 organised by Double Défi

It is now time to submit your project for the 10th edition of the Mont-Laurier International Theater Festival which will take place from September 5 to 11, 2024 !

The entire Double Défi team is enthusiastic about receiving your applications and preparing another exceptional edition of the incomparable Mont-Laurier International Theater Festival !

The accommodation is mixed with 4 people per room. 

The festival brochure is HERE.

12th International "Abtenau is Stage"
12 - 15 September 2024
Abtenau, Austria

This festival is jointly organised by AITA/AITA Associate Salzburger Amateur Theatre and Theatre Abtenau and is supported by Austrian Amateurtheatre Association.

The theme of the festival is Premier Performances and the organisers invited new stage creations, to write plays or to rethink old literature and present it in new theatre forms. 

The performances should last between 10 and 70 minutes. Groups of up to ten participants will be hosted for free full day lodging in Abtenau but participants will pay for their travel expenses and any expenses connected with their performance. 

Participation in the opening ceremony on Thursday, 12 September is obligatory. The call for applications is now open and the deadline for the receipt of applications is 12 May 2024.

More information, festival rules and application form is at the link below. For more information contact Veronika Pernthaner-Maeke at

10th APOLLO International Festival for Youth and Independent Theatre
12 - 16 September 2024
Alba Iulia, Romania

APOLLO festival is organized by Skepsis Group Association (Alba Iulia, RO) on a social partnership, with the support of the Municipality, local institutions, NGO’s and sponsors. The event is EU co-funded within the frame of LOCUS – Local Cultural Urban Synergies project.

The aim is to promote youth and independent theatre companies and to promote Alba Iulia as a citadel of art and a landmark in the international youth cultural events. Theatre groups (age range 18 to 39 years) perform and the festival unites professional and non-professional theatre groups and companies, private companies and freelance artists.

Its goal is to build bridges between artists, to open and develop collaboration relationships and to share experience.

The Deadline for receipt of applications is 15 May 2024More information, festival rules and the application form is at the links below and for more information contact: 

4th Lalabala Kathmandu international Children's theatre festival
Kathmandu, Nepal
25–30 October 2024

The organisers are looking for groups of up to 10 people (including technicians) of any age to participate in this event.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 30 August 2024More information including the outline guidance and the application form is at the links below. For more information contact:

Tanka Chaulagain (AITA Associate) /

Tel: +977-9841364543

AITA/IATA World Festival of Children's Theatre
27 June - 4 July 2025

The dates are announced so start planning. More information will be available in March 2024 on the Welt-Kindertheater-Fest Facebook page HERE and on the website HERE.


Mondial du Theatre
20 - 27 August 2025

During the AITA/IATA General Assembly, 24 June 2023, Beatrice Cellario announced the dates of the next Mondial du Theatre.

The slide presentation is at the link below and this outlines the key dates for those interested to apply to take part. 

More information should be available in early March.

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