THEATRE & MIGRATION – CREATIVE ENCOUNTERS / workshop + public debate

THEATRE & MIGRATION – CREATIVE ENCOUNTERS / workshop + public debate

THEATRE & MIGRATION – CREATIVE ENCOUNTERS
workshop + public debate

April 17 2017 | thursday
7pm – workshop / 9pm – public debate
10€ [workshop] | [dur: 120min]

This event explores emerging theatrical responses to migration in light of recent migration and shifts in global politics and economics. We aim to survey new theatrical forms of migrant representation and to talk about possible impacts on national theatre cultures in shaping the perception of non-European migrants and migrant cultures. The event will bring together academic and practitioners’ perspectives and is designed to look at migrant perspectives on the grounds of theatre making, creating a platform where creative practices as well as cultural, theoretical and policy perspectives can meet and be debated.

 

[workshop]

Led by Fadi Skeiker, Syrian theatre practitioner and scholar (Visiting Associate Professor of Theatre, University of Minho), this practice-led, participatory workshop will use applied theatre techniques to approach topics of exile, refugedom and asylum in performance. The workshop will use textual and physical elements in an experimental way.

Participants are asked to read the following two articles in advance and to bring a printed copy to the workshop: * workshop reading 1 * workshop reading 2

Important information
Registration via email: ruadasgaivotas@teatropraga.com

 

[public debate]

This panel discussion will focus on modalities of migrant representation in current theatre productions, cultural initiatives, multi-arts projects and editorial practices. The discussion will be opened up to the public in an extended Q&A session as part of the debate.

Speakers:

Fadi Skeiker (University of Minho)

André Amálio (Hotel Europa Theatre)

Ana Bigotte Vieira (IFILNOVA/ IHC /CET, buala)

Szabolcs Musca (University of Lisbon/ New Tides Platform, UK)

 

[organisers and partners]

The event is jointly organised by New Tides Platform, Rua das Gaivotas 6 and CET- Centro de Estudos de Teatro (University of Lisbon) Partners: BUALA Cultural Association/ Buala.org and Hotel Europa Theatre

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bookings
Ticket office open 1h prior to the beginning of the performance
(+351) 912 191 940 (week days from 4pm to 8pm, on performance days from 4pm until its beggining | ruadasgaivotas@teatropraga.com

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