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Registration still possible till 1 September 2018!

ASSITEJ NL and De Krakeling
Professionals Programme

De Krakeling, the most famous theatre in the Netherlands that is fully dedicated to young audiences, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this autumn!
In this context ASSITEJ NL is organizing a professionals programme about
performing arts for young audiences in collaboration with Dutch Performing
Arts. The event will start in the afternoon on Friday, 5 October and will end on
Sunday, 7 October in the evening.

Professionals in the field of performing arts for young audiences (Theatre for
Young Adults, or TYA) are very welcome to follow this programme. You will
be taken to see the best of Dutch TYA at different venues in the centre of
Amsterdam, presenting subjects and themes that reflect young people’s
society of today. All will be full shows of excellent quality that are ready to be
booked by theatres worldwide. There will of course be ample opportunity to

If you would like to participate, please send an e-mail to the visitors
programme hospitality manager, Henriëtte Olland:
She will send you a registration form. For any questions about the
programme, please contact curator Kees Blijleven:
Click here ( to see the full

Companies that are taking part:
Artemis / Het Zuidelijk Toneel- ‘The story of the story’
Danstheater Aya / KNPV- ‘Blood kiss’
BonteHond – ‘Get ‘em’
Daan Mathot – ‘Deep’
Plan d- / De Dansers – ‘Rust’
Het Filiaal – ‘Falling Dreams’
NT Jong – ‘Robot XS’
Schippers&vanGucht – ‘The Boring Bus’ and ‘Out of Order’
Toneelmakerij – ‘Nadia’ and ‘Finish you plate’
Urban Myth / De Krakeling / Stip Productions– ‘Martin Luther King’
Maas Theater en Dans – ‘Chit Chat’
Kwatta – ‘Jabber’
Cie. Woest – ‘Balancing Bodies

What does Assitej NL have to offer?
Free admission to all elements of the Showcase, including tickets to all
shows, all meals and a network brunch. ASSITEJ NL will arrange local
transport between the different theatre venues. We will also provide
information about selected hotel deals.

ASSITEJ NL and De Krakeling are looking forward to meeting you in October!

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