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you can answer YES to the following questions.

Would you like to travel to international theatre festivals in exotic destinations with your favourite play?
Would you like to attend a Stanislavsky Seminar in Moscow?
Are you interested in Drama in Education....perhaps an international congress on that subject?

Are you interested in Youth Theatre/Children's Theatre/Student Theatre/Adult Theatre/Seniors Theatre?

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Who We Are?

We are the representatives of the Drama League of Ireland, Dundalk International Maytime Festival.

Meet the Board

President: Mary Pears

Secretary: Brendan Watters

Treasurer: Paddy O'Dwyer

Stephen Burns, Gabrielle Croke, Marianne Gibney.

Administration: MARY PEARS

News Update for 2012/2013

General Assembly of the CEC 2013

will take place in Monte Carlo, Monaco
in August 2013.
Organised in conjunction with the Mondial du Theatre”

=============================================================================== World President of AITA/IATA


from Finland


Updated by M.Pears 21/09/12

What's On Offer Overseas




19 – 22 October, Rokiskis, Lithuania:
INTERRAMPA International Amateur Theatre Festival. rokiskio.teatras@gmail.com

30 October – 3 November, Potsdam, Germany:
19th International Theatre Festival UNIDRAM, 12 groups,
focus on modern, innovative theatre and intercultural dialogue www.unidram.de

14 -21 December, Austria:
International Physical Theatre Lab, working language English www.iugte.com/projects/physicaltheatre


4 – 7 January, Mumbai, India:
12th International Children’s Festival for Performing Arts 2013, organised by RYAN International Schools www.ryanicfpa.com

10 – 14 March, Bat Yam, Israel:
International Festival for participants of 14 – 20 years, max. 12 persons per group including director & technician,
duration of performance 45 – 60 minutes.
Theme: Turning Point – creating a culture of involvement, responsibililty and giving. Includes tour in Israel and workshops sapirkam@yahoo.com

18 – 24 March, Friedrichshafen, Germany:
29th Theatertage am See ’SchauSPIELen’ www.theatertageamsee.de theatertage@bodensee-schule.de

9 – 12 May, Wilsele, Belgium (Flemish region):
YOS 4th Youth On Stage International Theatre Festival,
groups of max. 12 persons, duration performance max. 60 minutes,
workshops, meetings, staying with host families, city trip. Performances with strong visual character are required info@jonnatoneelschool.be

9 – 15 May, Denizli, Turkey:
Amateur Theatre Festival with groups from Turkey and Europe. Unconfirmed. www.joobili.com/denizli_amateur_theatre_festival_denizli_1664

June, Vratza, Bulgaria:

3 – 7 July, Paderborn, Germany:
Theatertage Europaeischer Kulturen www.bdat.info bdat-haas@t-online.de

19 - 28 August, Monaco:
World Congress & Festival of AITA/IATA www.aitaiata.org

29 August – 2 September, Martin, Slovakia
91th Scenicka Zatva Festival more info later


16 – 21 June, Venice, Florida, USA:
AACT Festival in Paradise, Intern ational Amateur Theatre Festival,
ca. 10 groups with performances in native languages, workshops, panel discussion
www.venicestage.com or festival@venicestage.com


La Plata, Argentina:
World Congress & Festival of AITA/IATA proposal which has to be ratified in Monaco in 2013


Mondial du Theatre 2013

AITA/IATA World Theatre Festival & Congress

Date: 19 - 28 August 2013

E-mail: Irish Centre of IATA/AITA



15th International STANISLAVSKY Seminar

Konstantin Stanislavsky & Mikhail Chekhov Today

Date:6th-13th July 2013
Place: VALKA, Latvia
In association with Estonia/Latvia/Russia
Application deadline:15th December 2012
Further details from the Irish Centre

Application forms available from Irish Centre

Please note that AITA/IATA does not control the content of the events posted via the AITA/IATA website
and, as such, cannot guarantee the accuracy of information or quality of the event.


Did you know?

IATA/AITA The International Amateur Theatre Association with NGO status - UNESCO
celebrates 60 glorious years in 2012.
The organisation was 'born' in Brussels on 20 January 1952.

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