Three training seminars for young theatre critics are taking place in 2006. Young professional theatre critics were invited to participate. Application period: April-May. The accepted participants were informed by the end of June.

NOTE: THE VILNIUS SEMINAR IS NOW FULL; A FEW PLACES ARE STILL AVAILABLE IN THE CHARLEVILLE AND SEOUL SEMINARS.

1. Within the framework of the international festival of puppetry in Charleville-Mézières, France, a seminar is being organised with the theme “Theatre and Puppetry”. This will focus on the relations between live actors theatre and the cross-over performing arts puppets-shadows-animation. Date: 15-22 September.

2. The Sirenos festival in Vilnius, Lithuania, will host a seminar for young critics between the 26th September and 1st of October. The festival will elaborate on the theme of scenography, which the seminar will also follow.

3. In Seoul, Korea, during the extraordinary congress for the 50th anniversary of IATC, a seminar will be hosted by the Seoul Performing Arts Festival. Young critics who already participated in a seminar later than 2000 are given priority for this seminar, which is aiming at profound exchange concerning the future of criticism.

Applications will be accepted from the 1st of April by the director of the seminars, Margareta Sörenson: [email protected]

1. Name (female/male)
2. Age (max. 35)
3. Nationality
4. CV and samples of published/broadcasted criticism
5. Recommendation (compulsory) by the national IATC section mailed separately; individual members send their application directly to the director of seminars.
6. Working language: French/English
7. E-mail address (communication will be established by e-mail only)

Seminars of 2005

The last two seminars of the IATC took place in Limoges, France, and in Montreal, Quebec (Canada) in September 2005.

For information, please go to the Annexes of the minutes of the Umea Excom meeting, which is in the “Excom” page, in the “Archives” section of this website.