ETC is the largest network of publicly-funded theatres in Europe, with 44 members in 26 countries. We organise a wide range of activities to create brilliant new theatre, support and develop people working in theatre, and fight for the European theatre sector in a political context.
These activities (see full list) are open to a combination of member theatres, theatre workers, artists across the continent and audiences interested in theatre.
They are also split into three major categories:
These are activities to bring people together to create or exchange about artistic work.
These activities are workshops, mentoring programmes and monthly meetups.
These are activities to strengthen and support the European theatre sector in a political context.
- Lobbying for Theatre, regular dialogue and exchange with EU policy makers
- Policy Recommendations, distilling learning from activities on digital theatre, youth theatre, participatory theatre and diversity and gender equality
- Research, by academics on key themes conducted across our 26 member countries
- See the full list
Our name for the entire programme of activities is 'TRANSFORMATIONS'. We are delighted that ETC has been selected to deliver this work as one of the European cultural networks, in a long-term partnership with the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.