Report of the FTTE Forum

New board election
General coordinator : Hamadou Mande
Secrotariat : Marine Liard
On going projects :

« How to bring theatre to people ? » (international)

An event on exchanging thoughts and ideas between specialists from different countries for establishing an annual conference on how to involve people from different target groups in community theatre as participants of the performance. The experts in the specific field presented their experiences from different projects with videos, presentations, speeches, surveys, open dialogues. The whole event enhanced the mutual understanding and the best ways of cooperation for achieving the goals of how to bring theatre to people within the dynamics and possibilities of the cultures of the East and the West.

«Chekhov International School : Master classes » (Melikhovo, Russia)

To provide a platform for sharing knowledge and practices of theatre professionals in an effort to renew dialogue at the international level towards the Theatre of the Future. 30 theatre professionals joined our programs (announced through an open call) from countries including Uruguay, United States of America, Italy, Norway, Belgium, Spain, Egypt, Canada, Denmark, Russia, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Austria, Israel, Germany, Switzerland and Finland.

« Tomorrow is preaparing now » (Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso)

Give young schoolchildren in Burkina Faso a chance to participate in a project

And to propose to the authorities in charge of education an original way of introducing art education into the school world. It aims to provoke the encounter of two worlds which are fighting the same struggle but which prejudice in our local context tends to oppose by considering one (the school) as a respectable universe and the other (the arts), Better as a hobby, at worst as a pariah activity. It is essential to drop watertight bulkheads to give younger children a chance that their elders certainly did not have. The objectives are to introduce students to theatrical practice; Bringing together the world of the arts and the world of formal education; Create and disseminate


New project :

Joint and collective project: Recollection of the practices of training trainers and theatrical education with a global dimension with a view to the production of a collective work:

1- Work on the production of a document on theatrical training, assessing the diversity of training practices in the context of arts education

2- Realize a working group (Google group)

3- Form a working group of specialist in artistic education and artistic training (2X9 people)

4- Have the permanent support of a human ressource at the ITI General Secretariat

5- Collaborate with the Publication Committee.

Membres :

Naum Panosvki (USA), Iuri Imgebrishvili (Géorgia), Carmen Carafel (Spain), Arana Thamer (Colombia), Amrut Samak (India), Marko Stojanovic (Serbia), Atsushi kakumoto (Japan), Arthur Casanova (Philippines) Elmaze Nura (Kosovo), Akosva Abdallah (Ghana), Elvira M. J. Bosson-Kamoun (Sierra Leone) , Indy Lee (Hong Kong) , Apostolos Apostolides (Cyprus), Bethusi Lesolobe (Botswana); Viktor Melnikov (Denmark); Emre Erdem (Turkey); Svud Namsarai (Mongolia) ; Boris Daussa-Pastor (Spain); Israfil Shaheen (Bangladesh); Andrea Paciotto (Italy), Jeffrey Sichel (USA); Anu Lamp (Estonia); Christine Schmalor (Germany); Ulla Svedin (Sweden); Shafi Ahmed (Bangladesh); Mikkel Flyvholm (Denmark); Derek Goldman (USA); Samia Habib (Egypt); Kevin Moore (USA); José Assad (Colombia); Alberto Garcia (Spain); Zelimir Mesaric (Croatia); Alain Chevalier (Belgium); Djamel Khaber (Algeria); Hamiza Boukir  (Algeria); Maria Horne  (USA);  Jean-Henri Drèze (Belgium FR); Carlos Celdran (Cuba).