7 – 13 June 2021
The Week of New European Drama

At this conference, ETC members focused on freedom of artistic expression and new writing. A key element was the ENGAGE Festival, on 10th June, which featured the English language-premiere of new texts by the authors Patty Kim Hamilton, Casper Vanderputte and Ondřej Novotný. Alongside the Young Europe Festival, To:gather, these events constituted ETC’s week-long celebration of new writing: The Week of New European Drama.


Press Release

15 June 2021

Major theatres in 25 European countries have made a promise to reduce their carbon emissions to at least zero by 2030 as part of a plan, coordinated by the European Theatre Convention (ETC), to create a “more sustainable, conscious, mindful and just future”.

Leading European Theatres have made an ambitious promise to completely eradicate their carbon emissions over the next decade.

The 46 theatres in the European Theatre Convention (ETC) network, drawn from 25 countries, have pledged to become climate neutral by 2030 – stressing that they will make changes to activity across their buildings and theatrical productions.

Read the full press release

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7 – 13 June 2021

ETC International Theatre Conference in Graz
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