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Call for application for the 8th Antalya International Theater Festival

6 February 2017

“Theater is awakening the very fields where it was born on.”

On behalf of Turkish State Theaters, Antalya State Theater would like to announce the 7th International Antalya Theater Festival, which will be held between 17-27 May 2017 in Antalya, Turkey.

 As the first international theatre oriented event of the region, the purpose of the festival is to take a step forward towards establishing future cooperation between Turkish State Theaters-The National Theatre of Turkey and foreign groups from different countries.

The Festival also aims at building contacts for joint projects by providing an exchange of directors, actors/actresses and technical staff to improve the multicultural understanding and bilateral cooperation. 

Beside their main theatre performances, groups can also propose workshops and outdoor performances like street theatre, street events, dance show events and or concerts etc. 

The festival has hosted 32 foreign companies from various countries, 19 State Theatre troupes; there have been staged 60 different plays with 129 presentations including workshops have reached totally 79,676 spectators till 2010. The festival aims to expand its scope with groups from different countries by inviting at least two companies from never attended countries.

Find the application form here.

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