‘Krasnojarsk’ Wins Major Theatre Prize in Austria

Schauspielhaus Graz


Performance Exchange 2021

Frenzy for Two

Performance Exchange 2021

A 'Week of Slovenian Drama'

Prešeren Theatre Kranj

Special Jury Prize for Young Europe III's Fury Island

Weöres Sándor Theatre

Devised Play ALASKA is Streaming

CCA Dakh Theatre

Theatre Outside Theatre and Back to the Stage

National Theatre Prague

New World Premieres at National Theatre of Prague

National Theatre Prague

The Inexorable Force of Change

Teatro Nacional D. Maria II

2021/22 Final Season

Theater Magdeburg

Radar East (Radar Ost) Explores Art and Conflict for 2021

Deutsches Theater Berlin

Slovak National Drama Theatre Re-Opens for August

Slovak National Drama Theatre

'Animal Farm' plays to record audiences

National Theatre of Albania

The Three Little Pigs and the Wolf Costume

De Toneelmakerij

Three Plays to Reopen Doors

Marjanishvili Theatre

Premiere of 'Masons' by Petko Todorov

Theater and Music Center - Kardzhali

New Projects Premiere As Ján Palárik Theatre Re-Opens

Cyprus Theatre Organisation Announces Two Major Productions This Summer

The New Deadly Sins

Artistic Residencies in Ukraine with GogolFest / Dakh Theatre

Theatrical Imereti Festival Goes Live

The 10th annual event is taking place at Kutaisi Lado Meskhishvili Professional State Drama Theatre between 17 June and 1 July.

Webinar on Audience Centred Experience Design with Adeste+

National Theatre Prague is Opening its Doors to the Audience

Netzbühne Online Premiere: ‘I Capuleti e i Montecchi’

We warmly invite you to our fourth Netzbühne premiere from the big stage of the Musiktheater Linz.

Teatro Nacional D. Maria II between Lisbon, Avignon and the world

The Teatro Nacional D. Maria II returns to the Festival d’Avignon with Tiago Rodrigues’ staging of Chekhov’s classic ‘The Cherry Orchard’.

Emulation Festival 2021 To be Streamed

This exceptional week devoted to the young emerging theatre scene in the Walloon-Brussels Federation is a real showcase for these artists.

New Life for Kutaisi Theatre after the Pandemic

After a one-year pause, the theatre life has resumed with the sold-out “Alice in Wonderland”, directed by Elene Matskhonashvili.

Optimism and Hope for the Future at Kardzhali Theater

News about opening to audiences in Bulgaria.

Digital Experiments and Major Outdoor Events at Dakh Theater

The annual Gogolfest will take place in Mariupol from 28 May to 30 May.

Theatre Outside Theatre

NT Drama Prague searches for diverse ways to perform outside theatres – with a call, a walk, or in a café.

In Search of New Forms

JK Opole goes to unknown territories with experimental programme on Modelatornia stage.

Still Alive Still Online

SND Drama mainly hosts online activities these days - performance streams, podcasts - to stay close to our audiences.

To Have or Not To Have

Abdelkader Benali wins Kaas & Kappes prize for Hamlet, an urban adaption he wrote for de Toneelmakerij.

Premiere of the Opera Orpheus and Eurydice

Our contemporary Orpheus is a man who seeks meaning in the present chaotic and turbulent world.

If Things Had Gone Differently

Since reopening has still been postponed in Italy, Teatro Stabile di Torino welcomes a significant number of independent companies and artists into Teatro Carignano and Teatro Gobetti during April.

Deutsches Theater Berlin Invited to Theatertreffen 2021

The jury selected two productions as two of the ten most remarkable productions for the 2021 festival edition: 'The Magic Mountain', and 'Mary Stuart'

The Book of Disquiet in Dresden

A Multimedia Installation and Performance at the Albertinum Museum Dresden

'Zitronen Zitronen Zitronen', Streams and Festivals

Schauspielhaus Graz announces its Dramatikerinnen Festival, and streams for award-winning work about love in times of repression, magical creations by an Austrian puppet genius, and an immersive, dystopian play.


This May, Dakh Theatre in Ukraine presents a stunning online / offline journey between two worlds - filled with gods, mythology, and the world of Jonathan Swift.

Backstage im DT

A charming digital journey through the backstage of the Deutsches Theater - guided by two young actors from Junges DT.

Call for Applications: European Theatre Academy 2021

Masterclasses, mentoring and networking opportunities for ambitious theatre-makers working internationally.

ETC Exchange - Connect - Practice: Theatre Education in Digital Times

New Dramaturgy: An Interview with Pascal Rambert

Provided by Fondazione Teatro Due (Parma) as part of their new interview and creation series, MEZZ’ORE D’AUTORE.

Watch 'LE', the Opera Celebrating Ukranian Fighter and Educator Lesya Ukrainka

Residency for Belarussian Playwrights at National Theatre Prague

mezz'ore d'autore: New Contemporary Dramaturgy at Teatro Due

An Unusual Meeting Between Strangers at National Theatre Prague

Krasnoyarsk: A Journey to the End of Time in 360°

An immersive VR theatre experience from Schauspielhaus Graz, set in the poetic and dystopian world of Norwegian author Johan Harstad.

You in my House

An audio performance by National Theatre Prague, leading the audience to see their apartment in a new light...

10 mg

A new production by Teatro Stabile di Torino, examining the impact of advertising in commodifying human health.

The Book of Disquiet

In three nights in May, the Staatsschauspiel Dresden ensemble will act live in front of a camera for 8 hours, in a series of performances based on Fernando Pessoa's reflections on Solitude, Sleep / Dreams, and Death.

New Modes of Communication Between Stages and Audiences in Turin

News from Teatro Stabile di Torino

Digital Ballet Matinées at Theater Dortmund

On Selected Sunday mornings, Ballettzentrum Dortmund livestream dancer warm ups, excerpts from an upcoming show, and discussions with the creative team.

'Make Up' by Dakh Daughters is Part-Documentary, Part-Musical

Kardjali Theatre Teams Up With French Partners For CréaFest

The 10 day, online creativity showcase will take place in June 2021

Watch 'L'istruttoria', the cult classic by Fondazione Teatro Due

In memory of actor and director Gigi Dall’Aglio, who passed away on 5 December 2020.

Charms of Harms

Over four evenings of online theatre, SNG Nova Gorica wove a story of hope and despair, using methods pioneered by Russian avant garde artists.

Host an Emerging Stage Director in the 2020-2021 Season

ETC Artist Residency Programme 2021

Meskhishvili Theatre Opens its 160th Theatrical Season

Kutaisi Lado Meskhishvili Professional State Drama Theatre

2020-21 Season Announcement

Teatro Stabile di Torino

Un Royaume (A Kingdom) by Claude Schmitz

Théâtre de Liège/Belgium

The Presence of the Observer Changes Everything

National Theatre in Belgrade/Serbia

12th Edition of Autorentheatertage in Berlin

Deutsches Theater Berlin/Germany

¡Adelante! In Heidelberg

Theater und Orchester Heidelberg/Germany

Your Majesty!

Kutaisi Lado Meskhishvili Professional State Drama Theatre/Georgia

Rebrand of the Molodyy Theatre

Kyiv National Academic Molodyy Theatre/Ukraine

Welcome Back to D. Maria II

Teatro Nacional D. Maria II, Lisbon/Portugal

By Far the Best

Theater Magdeburg/Germany

The Long-Awaited Return

JK Opole Theatre/Poland

Kay Voges – New Artistic Director of Volkstheater Wien

Volkstheater Wien, Vienna/Austria

Staying Open and Safe

Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb/Croatia

You Can’t Keep a Good Dog Down

Teatru Malta/Malta

Season Start at De Toneelmakerij

De Toneelmakerij, Amsterdam/Netherlands

2170 – What Will the City Have Been in Which We Will Have Lived?

Theater Dortmund/Germany

60th Anniversary Celebration

Theatre and Music Centre Kardzhali/Bulgaria


Young Europe III

Finish Your Plate & Other Stories

Youth theatre performances by de Toneelmakerij on “Theaterflix”

Strange Things

Young Europe III

Before Tomorrow

Young Europe III

Age of Rage

Young Europe III


Young Europe III

30 Years of Peaceful Revolution in Dresden

Staatsschauspiel Dresden

Premieres at Landestheater Linz

Landestheater Linz

Focusing on the Classics While Projecting Towards Contemporary Theatre

Fondazione Teatro Due

Romanian Theatre in the Spotlight

Timișoara National Theatre

From Molière to Nina Raine

Theater Magdeburg

What Does Violence Mean?

Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg

Today’s Youth at the Heart of the New Season

Staatstheater Braunschweig

Solidarity in Focus

Schauspiel Leipzig

Contemporary Dramaturgy in Focus

Teatro Stabile di Torino

Fake News: There is no Portuguese Dramaturgy

“Find Ways to Give Something Back to the Local Community”

Promoting Young Creation in Luxembourg

Generating New Audiences: More Than a Task

Radar Ost – Deutsches Theater on the Lookout

Bringing Stages to Audiences

On the process of opening satellite stages in Tbilisi and Oslo

"I Am Isa": Words of Youngsters

Young Europe III

First English Version of Ukrainian Classic, Maklena

Kyiv National Academic Molodyy Theatre

Rage – What Does the New Generation Think?

Young Europe III

The Salems Witches

Performance Exchange 2019

My Rather Odd Friend Walter

Performance Exchange 2019

P. Experiment

“Alexandru Davila” Theatre

Einer von uns

Det Norske Teatret

International Recognition for Staatsschauspiel Dresden

Staatsschauspiel Dresden

Huge Success for Counting Sheep – Staging a Revolution

Belarus Free Theatre
ETC Activities

A cross-border European theatre project inspired by eco-activist Andreas Malm's provocative book 'How to Blow Up a Pipeline'.

The next edition of the ETC International Theatre Conference will be hosted by Národní divadlo - National Theatre Prague (Czech Republic), 19-22 May 2022.

An intensive pilot programme for 10 - 15 ETC member theatres to use culture to drive sustainable change in their organisations and communities.

A chance to develop professional skills, promote peer-to-peer learning and foster international networking between the Member Theatres.

The ETC Coffee Breaks are a (virtual) place for you to take a short moment to reflect, discuss and exchange with your international peers from the network.

An annual programme for emerging artists to work alongside directors and dramaturgs at selected ETC Member Theatres.

Opportunities for all staff at ETC Member Theatres -  technical, administrative or artistic - to spend up to four weeks working at another Member Theatre.

Funding for Member Theatres to bring a guest performance from another ETC Member Theatre to their house.

The Roadshow returns! ETC will travel to CINARS Montreal in 2022, and PAMS Seoul in 2023

Year 2021
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