Main Venue:
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam (ITA)/Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam
Leidseplein 26
1017 PT Amsterdam
Conference opening, conference sessions & Performances


Lauriergracht 99
1016 RJ Amsterdam
First Boardsession


Theater Bellevue
Leidsekade 90
1017 PN Amsterdam


Venue Outside of Amsterdam:
Koninklijke Schouwburg

Korte Voorhout 3
2511 CW Den Haag


Throughout the ETC International Theatre Conference, help and assistance will be available at the information desk at ITA (on Thursday 14:00 - 18:00 and Friday 13:00 - 15:00).


Motel One
Europaboulevard 23
1079 PC Amsterdam

How to get to Amsterdam

Schiphol Airport
From Schiphol Airport you can take the train (airport trainstation) to the city, the train departs every 30 minutes. We recommend all participants to buy a Amsterdam Travel Pass for 1-day (€17), 2-day (€22,50) or 3-day (€28). You can get off:

  • at Amsterdam Rai (ca. 14 minutes to go to Motel One)

Taxis are available in front of the terminal; the journey should cost you about €25 and last about 20-30 minutes depending on traffic.

There is an underground car park under the hotel (€18 for 24 hours, no reservation possible). Type in " Valkenburgerstraat 90, 1011 LZ Amsterdam" in your GPS to find the entrance to the car park.

When arriving at Amsterdam Central trainstation, take metro 51 or 52 to Rai Station, from there it is a 4 minutes walk to the Hotel.

Between the Conference Venues

The main venue is at Internationaal Theater Amsterdam (ITA), the other venues are in walking distance.


By Metro and Tram
To get from Motel-One to ITA, take metro 50,51 or 52 from Amsterdam Rai Station to the Vijzelgracht and there switch to Tram nr 1 or walk 10 minutes to Leidseplein (ITA) . It will take about 25 minutes.


How to Buy Train Tickets
We recommend the participants who are not travelling from and to Schiphol Airport to buy a Public Transport Ticket. For 1-day (€8), 2-day (€13,50) or 3-day (€19). It gives you unlimited metro, bus and tram travel in Amsterdam. You can buy tickets at Centraal (Stationsplein) Station, Bijlmer ArenA Station, Zuid Station and Lelylaan Station. To get information about trams, busses and metro’s go to


By Taxi
Taxi’s should cost you about €15 and take you about 10 minutes to get from the hotel to ITA . However, there are construction works in the city centre that might slow you down.


ETC International Theatre Conference

28 November – 01 December 2019

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