29 November – 01 December

Whose Stories Are We Telling?


During this conference in Amsterdam, the ETC network had the will to go deeper into the idea of diversity in storytelling and look at whose stories are being presented and reflected on the European stage. 

Theatre’s greatest power is its ability to show multiple perspectives in the course of a single play. This is a major value in the polarised environment of contemporary Europe. As theatre makers, we have access to stages on which we can tell the story of the other, and ensure the less dominant voices in our societies are heard. The stories we stage let us get to know each other, in all our diversity, and embrace our differences.


Press Release

02 December 2019


Report from the ETC International Theatre Conference

For this conference, and in the face of the populism that spares almost no country, we wanted to reflect in greater detail on all the components of the performance: who is speaking onstage, what do they want to tell, and to whom?” – Serge Rangoni, ETC President

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28 November – 01 December 2019

ETC International Theatre Conference in Amsterdam
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ETC International Theatre Conference

28 November – 01 December 2019

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