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ASSITEJ Germany invites ASSITEJ Centres all over the world to nominate participants to for DIRECTORS IN TYA – An International Exchange. Since 1976, this exchange, known globally as the “International Directors’ Seminar”, takes place every other year. It addresses directors as independent artists in the field of TYA. It is about learning from each other and about individuals from all over the world creating and contributing to a global artistic network. 25 directors from all over the world will be invited to take part.

In 2019 DIRECTORS IN TYA – An International Exchange will take place from June 2-9 at Theater STRAHL Berlin (, one of the most renowned independent theatre companies in Germany with its own venue in Berlin and a repertory of shows that includes dance, mask theatre and drama.

The theme of “WALLS” will be the starting point of the seminar. All participants will be invited to bring their ideas and experience and enter into an exchange on how walls inspire them as a topic or a reality in their TYA practice.

ASSITEJ Germany and Theater STRAHL will bear the costs for accommodation, catering, theatre tickets and leisure activities for all participants.

The call for applications and the application form can also be found here:

National centers are invited to nominate participants by October 1, 2018.

Application Form

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