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  • Amandla! | The Freedom Theatre
    and an inspiration Born in a country that viewed him as a second class citizen Mandela died on December 5 as one of the most respected statesmen in the world On Saturday December 7 and Sunday December 8 The Freedom Theatre will be paying tribute to Mandela by performing The Island in Sao Paulo Brazil at the USP theatre festival This South African play with its story of political prisoners was inspired by Nelson Mandela s time incarcerated at Robben Island The Freedom Theatre s adaptation of The Island reflects the experiences of Palestinian political prisoners and the abuses within the Israeli prison system The play also highlights the parallels between apartheid South Africa and Palestine today The separation the denial of basic human and political rights the discrimination and oppression that is evident in countless aspects of daily life The Island is a testament to the importance of culture as a tool for resistance and for humanity Despite the prisoners circumstances their souls are thirsty and art is the water that keeps them alive In Palestine as in apartheid South Africa we need to keep ourselves alive Our performance tomorrow will be a message of resistance for equality and

    Original URL path: http://www.thefreedomtheatre.org/news/amandla/ (2016-02-17)
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  • It’s #GivingTuesday! | The Freedom Theatre
    LIVE STREAM DONATE FRIENDS SUPPORTERS France Germany Portugal Scotland Sweden UK USA Supporters عربي Home News It s GivingTuesday It s GivingTuesday 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 One day a year at the start of the holiday season set aside to remind us to give back be generous compassionate Of course The Freedom Theatre is part of this global movement and so can you Make a donation to our Freedom Bus project and dedicate your UNselfie to us Take a photo of you or others holding up a sign saying what you did to give back this GivingTuesday and then post it on Facebook Twitter your blog And please post your photo on our Facebook page too 2013 12 03 Johanna Share tweet Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Name Email Website Comment

    Original URL path: http://www.thefreedomtheatre.org/news/its-givingtuesday/ (2016-02-17)
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  • We’re hiring! | The Freedom Theatre
    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 The candidate should possess excellent social skills together with a high level of competency in planning management and coordination The candidate must be fluent in Arabic and English They should also possess the ability to effectively represent The Freedom Theatre s Applied Theatre Program through written reports social media outputs and public presentations The candidate should be able to commit to the position for 6 months with an immediate start on 15th December 2013 Duties 1 Plans coordinates and administers Applied Theatre programming including Freedom Bus events specialized trainings public workshops and other offerings 2 Liaises with Applied Theatre Program staff regarding work schedules and various administrative matters 3 Establishes individual and institutional relationships that sustain and enhance the mission and programming of TFT s Applied Theatre Program 4 Engages in ongoing liaison with donors participant communities and client organizations 5 Assists in fundraising and grant writing 6 Conducts community needs and assets analysis 7 Gathers and prepares monthly data relevant for evaluations and reporting purposes 8 Maintains relevant websites Facebook pages and other social

    Original URL path: http://www.thefreedomtheatre.org/news/were-hiring/ (2016-02-17)
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  • Support our Acting School | The Freedom Theatre
    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 of whom are working in West Bank theatres and abroad As part of the the development of the Acting School Micaela is starting a new journey she is going back to her school Ecole Jacques Lecoq in Paris to do the third pedagogical year Micaela s goal is to get more specialized in this pedagogy and develop her teaching methods as well as the whole pedagogical program of the Acting School and to establish a cooperation between Ecole Jacques Lecoq and The Freedom Theatre Micaela will be going to Paris with her daughter Mina for 10 months and as she is taking a leave of abscence from The Freedom Theatre she is looking for funding to support her during her stay The Freedom Theatre is seeking funding for the bulk of the expenses and Micaela is running a crowd funding campaign to cover the remainder of the expenses for her and her daughter You can support her

    Original URL path: http://www.thefreedomtheatre.org/news/support-our-acting-school/ (2016-02-17)
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  • Give a gift, get a gift | The Freedom Theatre
    عربي Home News Give a gift get a gift Give a gift get a gift 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 choice with every 50 donation The Freedom Bus an initiative of The Freedom Theatre uses interactive theatre and cultural activism to bear witness raise awareness and build alliances throughout occupied Palestine and beyond From 17th to 29th of March 2014 the Freedom Bus will organize a Freedom Ride to marginalized Palestinian communities People from across Palestine and abroad will join farmers and herders at risk of forced expulsion from their ancestral homelands The March Freedom Ride will include building and reconstruction work protective presence activity guided walks interactive workshops and cultural events Through Playback Theatre residents of the Jordan Valley and South Hebron Hills will share personal accounts about the realities of life and struggle under Israeli occupation and oppression YOU can support the Freedom Bus and get a unique t shirt while you re at it Read more and donate 2013 11 28 Johanna Share tweet Leave a Reply

    Original URL path: http://www.thefreedomtheatre.org/news/give-a-gift-get-a-gift/ (2016-02-17)
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  • News | The Freedom Theatre | Page 33
    children worldwide and to inform children of their rights according to the Declaration of the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Rights of the Child This year the Freedom Theatre will honour Universal Children s Day by organising a Read More Lost Land opens on November 21st 12 November 2013 Press Release 12112013 The Freedom Theatre For immediate release For inquiries media thefreedomtheatre org tel 970 0 599536242 Lost Land A new production by The Freedom Theatre Opening Thursday November 21st at 16 00 Death is not the greatest loss the greatest loss is what dies within us while being alive Lost Land dismissed love childhood friends whose paths cross in a future Read More Save the Date Lost Land opens on November 21st 29 October 2013 Death is not the greatest loss the greatest loss is what dies within us while being alive Lost Land dismissed love childhood friends whose paths cross in a future not of their design Choosing to stand up fight and resist questioning You can write about anything in this world but can you change anything in it Lost Land is a Read More Lost Land 29 October 2013 Lost Land A new production by The Freedom Theatre in cooperation with the Consulate General of France in Jerusalem Opening on Thursday November 21st at 16 00 Death is not the greatest loss the greatest loss is what dies within us while being alive Lost Land dismissed love childhood friends whose paths cross in a future not of their design Choosing Read More Winter workshop series in Cairo 20 October 2013 The Freedom Theatre and Studio Emad Eddin are happy to present a series of workshop in Cairo Egypt during November and December Voice and Movement workshop My body my voice Facilitator Sayda

    Original URL path: http://www.thefreedomtheatre.org/category/news/page/33/ (2016-02-17)
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  • Hakawati show | The Freedom Theatre
    SUPPORTERS France Germany Portugal Scotland Sweden UK USA Supporters عربي Home News Hakawati show Hakawati show This Thursday November 28th at 15 00 and at 15 30 the magician in our midst Fidaa Ataya will give two hakawati traditional Palestinian storytelling performances to children in Jenin Refugee Camp The story is called Zalota 2013 11 27 Johanna Share tweet Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be

    Original URL path: http://www.thefreedomtheatre.org/news/hakawati-show-2/ (2016-02-17)
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  • Drama in Education – part two | The Freedom Theatre
    importance If we are ever to change this world one of the most important issues is how we raise our children how the new generation is to be taught and brought up I believe that school is a very good place to start and so drama is a very democratic approach to learning The teaching profession is extremely important yet it s not fully appreciated Aesthetic subjects are essential for a human being s development creativity imagination and those characteristics are by no means stimulated in today s school During the first part of the course the participants had introductory workshops on different kinds of drama methods creative drama educational drama drama therapy forum theatre storytelling puppet making voice and movement and arts with an emphasis on storytelling The DiE team worked intensively on providing the teachers with a basic understanding of different drama methods to equip them with a set of tools games exercises and improvisations But just as important was to plant the seeds of a new understanding of the pedagogical situation in the classroom The workshops are based on the idea that children should be active and reflective participants in their own process of development rather than passive recipients with no responsibility for their own learning Recently the teachers embarked on the second part of the course during which they will deepen their understanding of various drama methods as well as increased application of the drama activities in their own classrooms Agneta and Fidaa Ataya Storyteller and Drama Pedagogue at The Freedom Theatre evaluate their achievements during field visits quote The DiE course has changed my teaching methods a lot Before I felt like a dot in a big sea I knew nothing about drama but now I have skills and understanding about how to use DiE

    Original URL path: http://www.thefreedomtheatre.org/news/drama-in-education-part-two/ (2016-02-17)
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