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  • Hip hop event 31/12 | The Freedom Theatre
    Scotland Sweden UK USA Supporters عربي Home News Hip hop event 31 12 Hip hop event 31 12 Not to miss Celebrate the New Year with a grand show of hip hop rap robot dance beat box and more Mad Micz Band December 31st at 14 00 At The Freedom Theatre in Jenin Refugee Camp of course 2013 12 16 Johanna Share tweet Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email

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  • A gift that keeps on giving | The Freedom Theatre
    do anything Motaz Acting School student Donate and help make 2014 a magical year The Freedom Bus In March 2013 we organized a Freedom Ride through Occupied Palestine that included interactive theatre performances drama workshops live music events Hakawati traditional storytelling protective presence activity and volunteer work Side by side armed with mud bricks and solidarity people from all of Palestine and abroad came together to create art share stories build houses and build alliances Next year we want to get on the road again The 2014 March Freedom Ride will join residents of the Jordan Valley and South Hebron Hills who are at risk of forced expulsion from their ancestral homelands Next year we also want to produce a playback theatre inspired play that will grow out of stories from Attuwani in the South Hebron Hills Israel controls us our water and electricity and every other aspect of our life However they don t control our mind Even though our lives are very hard we don t just sit here being sad and doing nothing We continue to live we continue to resist And even though they build walls between us we find a way to go under the wall and over the wall This was my message in the story that we are all ready to connect and to work together Sawsan community participant in the 2013 March Freedom Ride Every contribution will get us one step closer to overcoming walls and barriers between people donate online now Stage Management This year we initiated a one of a kind training program in stage management expected to continue for three years Three participants study stage management in theory and practice attending to the practical and logistical requirements of our theatre productions specifically during the rehearsal and performance process In 2014 we want to continue providing professional stage management training to current and new students Applied Theatre Throughout 2013 we carried out a Drama in Education program where educators were trained to use drama as a pedagogical tool This project is a very important initiative as we follow in the footsteps of our foremost source of inspiration Arna Mer Khamis who always worked with teachers to introduce an alternative educational system Ultimately our aim is the same as Arna s to turn the pyramid of hierarchy in society upside down The introduction of alternative educational methods is an important step in order to achieve that goal In 2014 we want to continue to expand the Drama in Education program Drama in Education has become very important in my class because before I had difficult children both shy and aggressive and my aim was only to teach them how to read and write I still have the same children but now I have skills also to change their behaviour I now see the whole child and have discovered a child has many creative languages Rula Nazzal teacher at Qabatia Girls school By providing someone with the tools to help others one

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  • News | The Freedom Theatre | Page 29
    this day of action organized by a new camp committee dealing with camp issues We hope this day was the first of many to come Read More Eyad Hourani s Omar nominated for Oscar 16 January 2014 Eyad Hourani graduate of our Theatre School will be going to the Oscars this year Eyad stars in the film Omar nominated for best foreign language film Alf mabrouk Eyad and the whole Omar team Omar is a powerful political thriller interwoven with a tragic love story set against the backdrop of the Palestinian Israeli conflict It is directed by Hany Abu Assad known for the 2005 award winning film Read More Magic Note it s time to book your seat 16 January 2014 It is said that in the eyes of a child there are no seven wonders of the world there are seven million On that magical note isn t it fabulous that you can make stars sparkle in a child s eyes by booking seats to our upcoming theatre show Magic Note our very first professional play for children opens on January 25 right here Read More Magic Note opening January 25 14 January 2014 Music City is a beautiful place where everyone spends their days playing music and dancing Each year the King organizes a big music festival inviting musicians from all over the world to perform But this year things starts to go wrong the people who have spent all their life dancing and playing music have not worked the children have not Read More In memory of Josef Harringer 12 January 2014 Josef Harringer Swedish actor and filmmaker passed away in late November 2013 in the wake of an aggressive form of cancer Prior to the funeral Josef s parents actor Ewa Harringer and film producer Bo

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  • News | The Freedom Theatre | Page 28
    aspiring filmmakers Their common aim has been to record the humanity and the truth of the Palestinian situation The Freedom Films will be launched at an event on the 26th of February at 15 00 at Cinema Jenin in Jenin city To learn more Read More Photography workshops 9 February 2014 In January The Freedom Theatre launched a new photography course with 12 children from Jenin camp and its surroundings The workshops are part of a unique project that the theatre is running with support from the Swedish Postcode Lottery aimed at strengthening the theatre s ability to strengthen the child perspective in all its work be it drama photography creative Read More Magic Note the success continues 2 February 2014 After a week of wonderful performances to absolutely packed houses we can say with confidence that Magic Note has been a tremendous success beyond anything we could have hoped for Magic Note is such a joyous play full of music dance humour and happy colours yet it carries many profound messages for children and adults alike It speaks about the need to Read More Join the March Freedom Ride 28 January 2014 Stand on the right side of history Join the 2014 March Freedom Ride and add your voice to the global campaign to end Israeli apartheid and settler colonialism For more information or to register please email freedombus thefreedomtheatre org The Freedom Bus an initiative of The Freedom Theatre uses interactive theatre and cultural activism to bear witness raise awareness and build alliances throughout Read More Magic Note opens today 25 January 2014 Music City is a beautiful place where everyone spends their days playing music and dancing Each year the King organizes a big music festival inviting musicians from all over the world to perform But this

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  • News | The Freedom Theatre | Page 31
    will forever be in the hearts of millions across the world In Palestine Mandela is known as a brother a friend and an inspiration Born in a country that viewed him as a second class citizen Mandela died Read More It s GivingTuesday 3 December 2013 Celebrate this year s GivingTuesday with The Freedom Theatre by making a donation to the Freedom Bus project and supporting the March Freedom Ride 2014 GivingTuesday is a new day for giving back On Tuesday December 3 2013 over 6300 charities families businesses community centers students and many more across the globe will come together to give something more It s a simple but powerful idea Read More We re hiring 1 December 2013 Freedom Bus Coordinator The Freedom Theatre s Applied Theatre Program is looking for a full time Coordinator for the March Freedom Ride The Coordinator will engage in direct liaison with participant communities client organizations and other departments of The Freedom Theatre The Coordinator will also be responsible for managing coordinating and administering the 2014 Freedom Ride and various training programs and events Read More Support our Acting School 29 November 2013 Micaela Miranda has worked at The Freedom Theatre s Acting School since it was started in 2008 Micaela is today the Director of the school and besides training the acting students in Movement Analysis Physical theatre and directing the movement of the plays we produce Miranda is also developing the pedagogy of this unique school Since the start 16 students have graduated many Read More Give a gift get a gift 28 November 2013 Don t let the holidays take you by surprise this year Donate to The Freedom Bus and give a gift that keeps giving plus you get a free The Freedom Theatre t shirt of your

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  • News | The Freedom Theatre | Page 32
    The Freedom Theatre The teacher is of course an artist but being an artist does not mean that he or she can make the profile can shape the students What the educator does in teaching is to make it possible for the students to become themselves Paulo Read More GivingTuesday December 3 26 November 2013 One week and the count down is on Celebrate this year s GivingTuesday with The Freedom Theatre by making a donation to the Freedom Bus project and supporting the March Freedom Ride 2014 GivingTuesday is a new day for giving back On Tuesday December 3 2013 over 6300 charities families businesses community centers students and many more across the globe will come together to Read More Last performance of Lost Land 25 November 2013 The Freedom Theatre s latest in house production Lost Land opened on November 21st to an audience of 277 people Many more were turned away at the door as the theatre hall was filled to the brim Since the premiere Lost Land has continued to attract audiences from the Jenin area other parts of the West Bank and from Palestine 48 Special Read More The Island to be performed in Brazil

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  • News | The Freedom Theatre | Page 60
    and avid supporter of The Freedom Theatre was arrested by Palestinian security forces on the 13th of May and taken to Jericho prison Since then Zakaria has not been allowed to meet his lawyer Farid Hawash or have any contact with his family I am Read More Artistic Director of The Freedom Theatre taken by Israeli Army 6 June 2012 Press Release by The Freedom Theatre June 6 2012 At approximately 03 15 am this morning the Israeli army entered the home of Nabil Al Raee Artistic Director of The Freedom Theatre and took him to an unknown location Nabil s wife Micaela Miranda explains what happened The dog started barking so I went outside and saw soldiers jumping over the gate and Read More In order not to forget 10 May 2012 The Freedom Theatre and Cinema Jenin welcome you to a day of remembering and honouring experiences from Al Nakba the Catastrophe when more than 700 000 Palestinians were made refugees to this day denied their right of return and more than 500 Palestinian villages were destroyed The day will contain interactive theatre film screenings music and discussions Read More Jo Salas joins the Freedom Bus 6 May 2012 Jo Salas co founded Playback Theatre in 1975 and is also the founder and artistic director of Hudson River Playback Theatre Jo Salas came to The Freedom Theatre in April to teach the Freedom Bus troupe During her time in Occupied Palestine Jo Salas wrote this piece describing her experiences of traveling with the Freedom Bus to performances in other parts Read More Egypt Tour 29 April 2012 It really to me shows how art can and sometimes should be at the same time the most political and most aesthetic of acts I would add that I think what

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  • Freedom Theatre in Jenin aims to plant seeds of dignity | The Freedom Theatre
    during the 2002 Israeli incursion that destroyed much of Jenin camp and claimed over 50 of the 13 000 residents lives Arna s son Juliano Mer Khamis is involved in the new theatre as he was a director in the original theatre Juliano also directed a film Arna s Children which follows the short lives of some of the children Arna affected some of the wide eyed young thespians grow up to be fighters who launch attacks on Israeli civilian targets or are killed in the Israeli invasion The harrowing film startlingly juxtaposes images of the fresh faced youth who eventually become faces on martyr posters One of Arna s children Zakaria Zubeidi his still youthful face scarred from a bomb blast is currently the leader of the Al Aqsa Bridgades in Jenin and with gun in tow was at the opening ceremony of the theatre Zubeidi standing nearby as children enjoyed a clown performance is a reminder of how fast children grow up in Jenin camp where half the population is estimated to be under the age of fifteen Though they were laughing like regular kids on Sunday to the Boomchucka Circus troupe made up of foreign volunteers the children of Jenin camp have very adult realities Subjected to curfew and incursions the arrest or killing of family and neighbors it is no surprise that fear related to the Israeli occupation is never far from mind as it colors so many aspects of their young lives Indeed on the day of the opening two 17 year old boys in nearby Nablus were shot in the necks and killed during a still ongoing Israeli invasion Though the theatre along with the rest of the camp has been rebuilt the threat of violence and another round of demolitions is not far

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