Category Archives: MIDDLE EAST


11 Dec 2018

TWB Digest

Dear esteemed reader,  we hope so far, your artistic labor continues to bring you joy. This issue presents 2019 opportunities, events and approaching deadlines. On the Move has short selection of calls and opportunities with a reference page for deadlines. Culture 360:...

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16 May 2018

TWB Digest #347

Quote: DAWSON.We did nothing wrong. SAM.A jury just said your behavior was unbecoming of a Marine. What does that mean? DAWSON.You're are the lawyer. SAM.You're the marine. A Few Good Men Aaron Sorkin International Community Arts Festival Pre-registration of the ICAF...

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1 Apr 2018

TWB Digest #342

TWB Digest #342 March 27th,  was International Theatre Day. Our own Roberta Levitow, together with her friends Julie Hébert & Jill Klein created a series of short videos where women talk about women who have inspired them. They called the videos...

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1 Apr 2018

TWB Digest #341

Quote of the week Old man "And the truth will set you free  Even if the master don't." Father Comes Home From the Wars. (Parts 1,2 & 3) by Susan-Lori Parks  Dear friends, first, take a look at Artists at Risk Connection. An organization committed...

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14 Nov 2017

TWB e-letter

In this issue check out for call for applications from: Brown University, Women in the Arts and Media coalition, Performers without Borders, Intercultural Leadership Institute, CECArts Link, Company of Wolves. And a Polish Theatre Festival at Lamama E.T.C and Bethlehem International Performing Arts Festival...

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2 Nov 2017

Announcement about the HowlRound Theatre Map

Dear Theatre Without Borders network members, I have some great news to share! Now you can “put yourself on the map” on the Theatre Without Borders Map and on the HowlRound World Theatre Map!   HowlRound is an online “knowledge...

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22 Mar 2016

Arab Film Festival

Arab Film Festival  The Arab Film Festival is now accepting submissions for the 20th annual film festival to be held in October 2016. AFF annually showcases works by independent filmmakers that provide insight into the beauty, complexity and diversity of...

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22 Mar 2016

Istanbul Theatre Festival

We are happy to announce the calendar of our showcase programme for the 20th Istanbul Theatre Festival which will take place between 3-28 May 2016 in Istanbul. On 19-22 May 2016, we invite you to attend a selection of recent...

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22 Mar 2016

Experts are People

 Experts are People a contemporary hybrid of traditional investigative reporting and short-form social media coverage. It is an online collection of voices, responding to questions about complex sociopolitical situations. The goal of Experts are People is to use conversation as...

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17 Feb 2016

#‎FREEABUSAKHA‬

Thousands of people and organizations around the world stand with Mohammed AbuSakha, a clown, an artist, a wonderful soul with a passion is to make people laugh and to teach children circus to offer them a bright future. Read here...

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16 Feb 2016

A traveling festival for social and environmental films!

Green Caravan Film Festival- In the Spring of 2016 they’ll be taking the Green Caravan on a tour to several major GCC cities. There will be screenings in Dubai, Doha, Bahrain, Muscat and Kuwait. In each city, they will show...

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16 Feb 2016

Great scholarship opportunity with the Royal College of Art in London!

The Abraaj RCA Innovation Scholarship is a great scholarship opportunity in 23 eligible countries. The deadline: January 13, 2016 [so HURRY!] The Abraaj RCA Innovation Scholarship aims to empower creative potential and will be the largest scholarship program of its...

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25 Sep 2015

Istanbul Theatre Festival 2016

SEPT 29: SUBMISSIONS CLOSED Bringing together theatre companies and dance groups from Turkey and abroad with the audience, The Istanbul Theatre Festival, first held in 1989, is an international event organised during three weeks in May. Organised biennially since 2002,...

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25 Sep 2015

Golden Thread Productions in San Francisco 

Re-orient the way you see The Middle East with Golden Thread productions in San Francisco Sep. 10–Oct. 4 Featuring plays and artists from Armenia, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, Turkey, United Kingdom, and the U.S., Golden Thread’s ReOrient...

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4 Sep 2015

BTS: Exploring the experience of migrants and refugees

If you have been following the news in the Mediterranean, you know that the refugee crisis in the region has escalated to an unprecedented humanitarian crisis. How do communities cope? How do artists respond? These and other questions will be...

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12 Jun 2015

Arab Stages Volume One, Issue Two Now Online!

www.arabstages.org The free and open access Arab Stages is devoted to broadening international awareness and understanding of the theatre and performance cultures of the Arab-Islamic world and of its diaspora. 14 contributions including essays, short plays and reviews. Articles include...

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12 May 2015

Introducing: Iranian Contemporary Theater

Today, Iranians show a lot of appreciation for theatre. Once rather quiet, theatre halls are now running out of tickets as enthusiastic crowds flock to see productions with various themes and genres that cater to various tastes. Theatrical performances have...

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5 May 2015

Istanbul Theatre Festival 2016

Bringing together theatre companies and dance groups from Turkey and abroad with the audience, The Istanbul Theatre Festival, first held in 1989, is an international event organised during three weeks in May. Organised biennially since 2002, the festival hosts carefully...

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2 Dec 2014

Support Kaveh’s Dream of “Shirin” theater

 Support Kaveh's Dream of "Shirin" theaterMr. Kaveh Ayreek needs your monetary help to complete his "Shirin" theater.If you could help go to the link below.http://www.gofundme.com/h6g728?fb_action_ids=767057353329404&fb_action_types=og.sharesFor see Kaveh’s Work, Please click link below.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hD-R1vElfdk Please like Kaveh’s page in facebook and share this emails to all...

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13 Nov 2014

ArteEast News November 2014

ArteEast News November 2014   Featured: DAAR An open call for a winter 2014 and Spring 2015 residency for architects, artists and cultural practitioners is offered by DAAR(Decolonising Architecture Art Residency), for those interested in exploring the intersection between space...

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