The project Stories of stars and acrobats: forms of theatre between Turkey and Europe addresses the general aim to provide concrete and durable tools answering the need of encounter, mutual knowledge and exchange between Turkish and European countries’ cultural operators, societies and institution, fostering greater mutual understanding. The project foresees the realization of a Sociological Research on traditional and contemporary theatre in Turkey, in collaboration with the University of Salento and the implementation of an International Theatre Summer School, to be held in Istanbul.
The sociological research on popular and contemporary Turkish theatre will be conducted through bibliographic research and on field research through interviews to cultural operators and video documentation. The research collected material will be the starting point for a multilingual publication. The International Theatre Summer School, will take place in Istanbul between June and July 2012, and with its multicultural approach, aims to foster an artistic-cross fertilization process, through an effective cooperation between artists. It will be divided into a Master Class and an Open Class addressed to Turkish and European theatre students, young artists and cultural operators. The Master Class will culminate with the presentation of a joint multilingual performance with the participation of Master Class artists, under the direction of Fabio Tolledi. An International Showcase will be realised with the participation of Turkish and European performers. ,
BLOG OF STORIES AND STARS Stars and acrobats
The project goes from December 2011 to October 2012 and will be concluded with an International Seminar, to be held in Istanbul at the end of the Summer School, and a Final Meeting in Paris.
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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
Call for Participation in International Theatre Summer School within the project “Stars and acrobats - forms of theatre between Turkey and the EU”
The project Stories of stars and acrobats: forms of theatre between Turkey and Europe is promoted by the International Theatre Institute Directorate General, in partnership with the Turkish Centre of I.T.I. and the vocational training association Form360, in collaboration with the University of Salento and Astràgali Teatro.