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  • Johanna | The Freedom Theatre | Page 43
    some of their graduate colleagues to present a short showcase of Shakespeare soliloquies and scenes including some of Hamlet s most famous speeches and scenes form Hamlet Macbeth Midsummer Night s Dream Julius Caesar and Much Ado about Nothing Will Power A Workshop Performance of Shakespeare Read More Señora Carrar s Rifles 31 October 2012 Teresa Carrar the wife of a fisherman tries but fails to keep her two sons from going off to war Señora Carrar hands out the rifles she has hidden from the fascist forces and together with her younger son she heads for the front This adaptation of German dramatist Bertolt Brecht s play highlights the importance of culture as a tool Read More Stolen Dreams 23 October 2012 A young Palestinian dreams of traveling to the sea but is repeatedly held up by the Israeli road blocks As part of Festiwalla a youth theatre group from The Freedom Theatre will perform Stolen Dreams both a play about unfulfillable dreams in Palestine and a homage to Juliano Mer Khamis the founder of The Freedom Theatre who was murdered in Read More South Hebron Hills Solidarity Stay 18 October 2012 Join the people of South Hebron Hills

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  • Johanna | The Freedom Theatre | Page 42
    More Battir Heritage under threat 27 November 2012 Join us this Friday November 30th for a solidarity visit to the village of Battir Like other Palestinian villages in the area Battir s ancient heritage and ecosystem is currently threatened by Israel s planned construction of the Apartheid Wall Battir is home to a unique ecosystem and terrace agriculture irrigated through a system of aqueducts dating from Roman times UNESCO is Read More The Ride for Water Justice in Jordan Valley 18 November 2012 The Ride for Water Justice ركب العدالة للحصول على المياه headed to the Jordan Valley community of Al Hadadiya on Friday Nov 16th The Israeli army threatened to stop the Freedom Bus from joining the people of Al Hadidiya in the solidarity event that was due to take place on land they had farmed for generations The army claimed that necessary Read More Next stop New York 18 November 2012 Friends of the Jenin Freedom Theatre and New York Theatre Workshop invite you to an evening of Playback Theatre an improvisational and interactive mode of storytelling with its founder Jo Salas the Hudson River Playback Theatre and Videos and Stories from the Freedom Bus Tour of the

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  • Johanna | The Freedom Theatre | Page 39
    Juliano Mer Khamis founding General Director of The Freedom Theatre remains unresolved But the project that he gave his life to is finding new strength to carry on his vision of using art as a tool for resistance against oppression Exacerbated by harassment by the Israeli army Read More The Freedom Bus rides again 21 March 2013 The March Freedom Ride began in Jenin Refugee Camp on Sunday when international participants arrived in the shaded court of The Freedom Theatre drinking Turkish coffee and getting to know each other In the evening they participated in a cultural event where they were invited to share personal stories which were then transformed into improvised theatre pieces by the Freedom Read More Walk for Water Justice 16 March 2013 22 March 2013 Jordan Valley Solidarity Walk and Evening Concert Featuring DAM and Ministry of Dub Key Join us on World Water Day for a solidarity walk against Israel s illegal appropriation of Palestinian water resources The walk will include community visits discussions and interactive theatre events focusing on the life and resistance of Bedouins farmers and traditional herders in the Jordan Read More Stories by firelight 2 March 2013 Jo Salas co founder of Playback Theatre and the artistic director of Hudson River Playback Theatre in New York State joined the Freedom Bus latest Solidarity stay in the Jordan valley She shares her experiences here We are in the gentle hills of the Jordan Valley under a starry sky in a Bedouin village of several families on land that they have Read More The Island opening on March 7 20 February 2013 Brothers and Sisters of the Land I go now on my last journey I must leave the light of day forever for the Island strange and cold to be lost between

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  • Theatre News | The Freedom Theatre | Page 6
    in India Intensive workshops involving The Freedom Theatre s students and some of India s foremost theatre experts will result in a unique theatre production telling stories of freedom and resistance from both nations that will Read More Join The Freedom Theatre in celebrating 10 years of cultural resistance 17 August 2015 Save the date because you don t want to miss this In March and April 2016 The Freedom Theatre will commemorate its ten year milestone in honour of Juliano Mer Khamis and his legacy We are calling on friends and comrades in Palestine and around the world to join us in celebrating the power of creative resistance The ten year anniversary will take place from March Read More What can art do 1 August 2015 What can art do when babies are burnt alive when homes are bombed to pieces when teenagers are shot to death when children are left without a father or mother because they dared to challenge oppression What can art do when faced with one of the world s mightiest armies funded by the most powerful states in the world when killing Read More Summer camp and painting workshop 27 July 2015 More than 45 children aged five to thirteen are currently participating in The Freedom Theatre s summer camp Five leaders including former Theatre School students volunteers and staff are focusing on enabling the children to play constructively and creatively to later continue with introducing theatrical themes The younger group has been responding particularly well to being told sorties and painting and the older children have enjoyed clowning and Read More The Siege receives outstanding praise on UK tour 17 July 2015 The Siege UK tour is over and what a journey it has been The play received exceptional reviews during the tour

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  • Theatre News | The Freedom Theatre | Page 7
    causing it to take in water and the boat barely made it into port in Greece before Read More The Freedom Theatre at Glastonbury Festival 26 June 2015 Our UK tour of The Siege may be over but we re still in the UK participating in events and among them the legendary Glastonbury Festival On Sunday June 28th at 20 30 there will be a screening of our documentary film Journey of a Freedom Fighter followed by a discussion with The Freedom Theatre actor Ahmed Tobasi and The Siege co director Zoe Lafferty Journey Read More Ramadan Kareem 17 June 2015 Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar It is a time when Muslims around the world fast from dawn until sunset and turn their focus to prayer and spiritual reflection This year Ramadan will start on the 18th of June and continue for 30 days During Ramadan The Freedom Theatre will have limited opening hours We are happy to Read More New photography exhibition 16 June 2015 The Freedom Theatre presents Feelings an exhibition prepared by our current photography students Aseel Abu Baker Mahdi Yaseen Hamam Alsadi Remas Saabneh and Nedal Jawabreh Read More Film editing volunteers

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  • Theatre News | The Freedom Theatre | Page 9
    5th In the book Micaela Miranda talks about The Freedom Theatre s work the power of theatre in personal change and how change starts from the individual and from there to the society Read more Read More The Siege UK tour begins 13 May 2015 On May 13 The Freedom Theatre begins its first ever tour of Britain with a performance of The Siege at The Lowry in Manchester The Siege is an artistic reflection on a crucial event in recent Palestinian history the Israeli army s 39 day siege of the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem during the height of the second Intifada While the dramatic scenes of the 2002 siege made headlines worldwide Read More Shakespeare workshop at The Freedom Theatre 3 May 2015 An important part of the training in The Freedom Theatre School is the discovery of Shakespeare Currently our students are taking a workshop with British director Di Trevis who has worked at the Royal National Theatre the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal Opera House The students learn about the Elizabethan court through its dances study the structure of the texts by Read More UK Tour Launch Events in York London and Manchester 27 April 2015 In anticipation of the UK Tour of The Freedom Theatre s brand new production The Siege events are happening in York London and Manchester from April 30 through the first week of May We hope to see you there FILM SCREENING IN YORK Thursday April 30th at 21 30 Journey of A Freedom Fighter will be screened at Pop Up Arts Space The Fleeting Arms Read More The Siege completes West Bank tour 25 April 2015 Receiving outstanding reviews The Siege by The Freedom Theatre has just ended a series of sold out performances across the West

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  • Theatre News | The Freedom Theatre | Page 8
    20s shot by a sniper in the early hours of this morning during an invasion of the refugee camp by Israeli occupation forces Izzadeen is the latest of many hundreds of martyrs mourned by this community May his soul rest in peace Izzadeen Read More PAN launch event June 16 10 June 2015 Welcome to attend the official launching event of the Palestinian Performing Arts Network PAN on Tuesday June 16th at 17 00 19 00 at the Al Bireh Municipality Cultural Centre PAN is the outcome of four years of intensive collaboration between some of Palestine s most experienced art managers artists and organisations The launching event which will include performances in dance music circus and Read More Summer activities at The Freedom Theatre 9 June 2015 We start off the summer season at The Freedom Theatre with a theatre play storytelling and a photo exhibition After Ramadan we will organise summer camps in drama photography and drawing More to come soon June 13 14 Storytelling performances Our Theatre School students invite the children of Jenin to two days of storytelling The stories are well known Cinderella Aladdin Child goes Read More Courage Ouda Courage performed in Amsterdam 30 May 2015 May 31st Courage Ouda Courage will be performed in Amsterdam 20 30 at Theater Perdu Kloverniersburgwal 86 Entrance 15 Ouda an old man a refugee slaves away for his tyrannical his boss a hotel restaurant manager Now he stands beside the grave of his mother While walking through the cemetery he meets a friend and visits his past We travel with Read More The Siege uncomfortable heartbreaking brilliant 25 May 2015 The Siege has received exceptional reviews during the first part of its UK tour which included a sold out run at the Battersea Arts Centre in London

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  • Theatre News | The Freedom Theatre | Page 11
    on the most important day of the year for us The memorial and celebration of cultural resistance started off with a street theatre piece performed by our theatre school students while the photography students showcased their latest exhibition Stories of an elderly generation Read More Jana Natya Manch from India visits The Freedom Theatre 3 April 2015 Sudhanva Deshpande from our partner Jana Natya Manch one of India s premier street theatre groups is at The Freedom Theatre holding a workshop with our Theatre School students Together they have prepared a short street theatre play that will be presented as part of the memorial on April 4th Sudhanva also participated in our recent Freedom Ride in occupied Palestine Read More 2015 Freedom Ride cultural resistance from Jenin to Jerusalem 30 March 2015 An intense transformative journey came to an end today on Land Day as this year s Freedom Ride in occupied Palestine finished The original plan was to spend the two last days of the Freedom Ride in Jerusalem A symbolic and actual defiance of the enforced separation between Palestinians in the West Bank and in East Jerusalem However realities on the Read More The Freedom Theatre Board member taken by Israeli army 19 March 2015 Mustafa Sheta secretary of the Board of The Freedom Theatre was taken from his home by Israeli soldiers in the early hours of March 19 Mustafa 35 years old and father of three children is a researcher and a journalist who is well known for his social and humanitarian activism He works with the United Nations and is also studying for Read More Coming soon The Siege 10 March 2015 In April 2015 The Freedom Theatre will premiere a brand new production across the West Bank and then embark on the theatre s

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