The Green Theatre Committee works to push forwards the ambitious committment for ETC to become a climate neutral network by 2030.

The Committee, made up of representatives from the network, will also work on developing a 'Green Theatre Label'.

Committee members:

  • Heidi Wiley, Executive Director, ETC
  • Silvano Catufa, Technical and safety manager, Teatro Stabile di Torino (Italy)
  • Frank Holldack, Head of Design & Costume, Schauspielhaus Graz (Austria)
  • Joachim Klement, Artistic Director, Staatsschauspiel Dresden (Germany), ETC Board Delegate
  • Emmanuelle Lejeune, Environmental Advisor, Théâtre de Liège (Belgium)
  • Michaela Rýgrová, Environmental Activities Coordinator, National Theatre Prague (Czech Republic)
  • Paddy Dillon, Coordinator, Theatre Green Book
  • Teresa Pfaud, Project Manager, ETC
  • Lisa Burger, Director, Renew Culture


Committee Meeting dates

  • 27 February 2023, 14:00 -15:00 CET
  • 20 March 2023, 14:00 -15:00 CET
  • 3 April 2023, 14:00 -15:00 CET
  • 27 April, 2023 15:00 - 16:00 CET

The Green Theatre Committee is always looking for additional expertise from within the network. Contact Heidi Wiley, ETC Executive Director, for more information 


Read the press release announcing the climate neutral pledge

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.

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