The European Theatre Academy is a four-day seminar of masterclasses and workshops offering broad and in-depth knowledge on the development and management of international theatre collaborations. It is designed for theatre professionals at the beginning of their careers, with the ambition to grow internationally.

The Academy is open for both ETC Member Theatres and non-members. It usually takes place during the Festival d'Avignon, France.


ETC European Theatre Academy 2020

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the 6th edition of the Academy will take place online in 2020.

This year, the Academy will welcome 14 talented professionals coming from 13 different countries. They will receive high-level mentoring from Rui Catarino, Administrator and Executive Board Member of Teatro Nacional D. Maria II (Lisbon, Portugal) and Dubravka Vrgoč, General Manager and Artistic Director of Croatian National Theatre (Zagreb, Croatia). Furthermore, the participants will be offered 6 masterclasses on creating and developing international projects.


Call for Applications

The online application for the Academy 2020 is now closed. The open call for the next European Theatre Academy 2021 will be published in spring 2021.


For further inquiries or additional information, please contact Alice Burrows, Project and Administrative Officer, +49 (0)30 28 441 461


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