Prague/Czech Republic

19-22 May 2022

Diver-Cities and Diverse Theatres for Europe's Local Communities

A deep dive panel discussion invited us to interrogate what is driving the working culture in our organisations and how we can make every aspect of theatre a safe, diverse space for art, artists, local communities and cities.

The confernece also introduced a brand new 'Talent Market' session, a chance to meet the next generation of European theatre talent, and the 'In Focus: Ukraine 2022' event, a vital opportunity to come together as a community to support Ukrainian artists and theatres who are at war.

Press release

24 May 2022

The future looks bright for artistic collaboration in Europe, with a wave of leading theatres all deciding to join the continent’s biggest theatre network at the same time.

10 theatres, plus one supported member, have joined the European Theatre Convention (ETC) network of publicly-funded theatres – receiving their acceptance during the ETC International Theatre Conference, 19-22 May 2022, held in partnership with Národní divadlo - National Theatre Prague.

The list of new members includes the Young Vic and the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, two high-profile theatres from the UK. It also includes theatres joining ETC for the first time from Greece (National Theatre of Greece), Latvia (Dailes Theatre), Montenegro (Royal Theatre ‘Zetski Dom’), Kosovo (National Theatre Kosovo), alongside a special support for a boundary-pushing theatre from Ukraine, Left Bank Theater...

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19-22 May 2022

Why Join ETC?

  • Meet and network with colleagues from other European theatres
  • Create international artistic collaborations
  • Get inspired by new ideas and shared best practices
  • Be represented at European and international level
  • Discover new contexts, cities and perspectives
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