International Summer School of Documentary Theatre

Archa Theatre

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International Summer School of Documentary Theatre25 August – 7 September 2023

Archa Theatre, PragueApplication Deadline: 15 May 2023

Archa Theatre’s International Summer School is a platform for experimentation and investigation in the field of documentary theatre. The summer school offers artists coming from all around the world a two-week period of free experiementation using the tools of documentary theatre. Language of the school is English.

We offer
• Creative international environment
•      Archa Theatre premises for your work & technical equipment for creation
•      Artistic direction & experience of internationally acclaimed artists
•      Professional mentoring

The principles of the education

•      Instruction based on shared experience
•      Respect for each participant as an independent creative personality

Main ateliers

•      Jana Svobodová: Textual sources and the Viewpoints technique in documentary theatre
•      Pavel Kotlík: Light as a space for action
•      Ladislav Štěrba & Jan Sedláček: Sound design for stage
•      Martin Krupa: Moving image for stageComplementary atelier
•      Lise Grimelund-Kjelsen: Finding your textual material Roundtable
•      Merve Mutafoğlu: Socially engaged theatre in TurkeyExclusive presentations
•    Ondřej Hrab: Theatre and sociology & Historical roots of social-specific theatre Screenings

Recordings of internationally acclaimed examples of documentary theatre will be shown, followed by a discussion led by Jana Svobodova and Ondrej Hrab. 

How to apply?Please submit a motivation letter and a CV with a photo to the e-mail address stated below. You can also include visual materials showing your work to date.


Applications must be completed until 15 May 2023.
Tuition fee: 700€
In exceptional cases, participants can request discount on the tuition.

More information

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Archa Theatre
Na Poříčí 26, 110 00 Prague 1
T: (+420) 221 716 111
E:: Box Office
Monday–Friday 10am–4pm and always 2 hours before the start of performances.
phone: (+420) 221 716 333
Tickets available online via Archa Theatre is supported by a CZK 19,000,000 grant from the Capital City of Prague for the year 2023.


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