Every season, the ETC Drama Committee selects from a pool of contemporary European plays suggested by ETC members texts to be translated into English for the first time.

The selected plays are then shared by ETC across the continent, introducing ETC Members and the European theatre scene to writers and theatre cultures they might never have encountered without this translation.

ETC Drama Committee

Representatives from within the ETC network jointly explore new dramatic writing in Europe and create new opportunities for contemporary playwrights, by collaborating with their time and expertise with the ETC Team, increasing the circulation of new works through the awarding of translation grants and facilitating participatory readings and discussion with authors during ETC Conferences.


  • Ola E. Bo, ETC Honorary Member (Norway)
  • Giacomo Giuntini, Head of Direction office, Director, Fondazione Teatro Due (Italy)
  • Matīss Gricmanis, Head Dramaturge (Dailes Theatre)
  • Miriam Kičiňová, Artistic Director, Slovak National Drama Theatre (Slovakia)
  • Karla Mäder, Head Dramaturge, Deutsches Theater Berlin (Germany)
  • Christa Müller, ETC Honorary Member (Germany)
  • Mirna Rustemovic, Dramaturge, Croatian National Theatre Zagreb (Croatia)
  • Mira Todorova, Dramaturge, National Theatre Ivan Vazov (Bulgaria)
  • Nina van Tongeren, Dramaturge, De Toneelmakerij (Netherlands)


For any enquiries, kindly contact Laura Gardes, Project & Network Manager: lgardes@europeantheatre.eu  or +49 172 357 32 45


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