Call for projects – Variété Hablingbo in Sweden (Gotland)

The Swedish Variété Hablingbo on the island Gotland is organizing an open call for projects by young multidisciplinary artists. The participants should be willing to create an unprecedented project and will be offered a three-week residency and financial support of 15 000 €. Read the entire call here: EN / FR. The application deadline is before December 10th 2017…

Open call – Dance for the very young

For the 14th edition of the Festival Visioni in Bologna (Italy) Small Size and the Young Dance Network are organising a two-day event (February 23rd-24th 2018) discussing a dance focus on the work for the very young, in order to stimulate collaboration between the two networks. They are inviting 20 professionals to participate in this exchange. Find out how to…

Welcome to the National Gathering – 11th October

All members of ASSITEJ Belgium are invited to this year’s National Gathering, on Wednesday October 11th from 9.30 until 17.00 at hetpaleis (Theaterplein, 2000 Antwerpen) as a part of the Mind the World festival. The topic of this year’s gathering will be Mind the Refugee and will explore what it means to work with and for…

Call for Participants: ASSITEJ Pakistan Next Generation

ASSITEJ Pakistan is offering an opportunity to emerging artists, storytellers or theatre-makers aged 18-35 with an interest in TYA to attend the 2nd edition of Tamasha Festival in the first half of February 2018, taking place in the beautiful city of Lahore – the cultural art hub of Pakistan. The participants will get a chance to learn, work and…

Report – Rencontres de Huy

On August 21 & 22, ASSITEJ Belgium attended the important and rather secluded Walloon showcase Rencontres Théâtre Jeune Public de Huy, for the first time with such a large Flemish delegation. For over twenty years, the youth department of the Province of Liège has been organising this showcase for performative arts for a young audience in the French Community of…

Meet the new board!

ASSITEJ Belgium held the annual General Assembly on June 14th, where we discussed what the focus of ASSITEJ Belgium should be during the next years. The General Assembly also elected the following people to be part of the new board: Isabel Joly (Zonzo Compagnie), Stef De Paepe (DE MAAN), Marie-Odile Dupuis (Théâtre des 4 Mains), Gaëtane Reginster…

Catherine Simon passed away aged 70

Last week, Catherine Simon passed away aged 70. We mourn the loss of this grande dame of children’s theatre in French-speaking Belgium where she was a former president of CTEJ and worked as a programmer for Centre Culturel Jacques Franck for 30 years. She also co-founded the festival Noël au Théâtre and generally encouraged cooperation…

Rencontres Théâtre Jeune Public

For over twenty years, the youth department of the Province of Liège has been organising the Rencontres Théâtre Jeune Public de Huy, a showcase for performative arts for a young audience in the French Community of Belgium. The showcase takes place each August in Huy, a small village along the Meuse and is the most important…

Call for projects – Cultureel Akkoord / Accord Culturel

The Flemish and French Communities are calling for cultural projects as part of their ‘Cultureel Akkoord / Accord Culturel’. If you and at least one partner from across the language border want to launch a project in 2018, you can apply for funding here (deadline October 15th 2017). The goal of this cultural agreement is to…

General Assembly 2017

Tomorrow, we are organising the annual General Assembly of ASSITEJ Belgium! This meeting will take place in BRONKS Café on Wednesday June 14th from 10:00 till 13:00. It’s the perfect opportunity to share your thoughts on what the focus of ASSITEJ Belgium should be during the next years, and to have a drink with colleagues at…