Artistic Discoveries in European Schoolyards

Call for new plays for the target group

29. January 2012 | Sven

In summer and autumn 2011 all partner theatres announced a contest for new professional plays for the target group in their countries with deadlines at the end of last year. Most of the theatres received noumerous plays, which now will be selected by a special jury. The winner-plays will be translated to English and become part of the PLATFORM 11+ – database. Most of them will be produced by the partner-theatres.

From the companies we received the following news:
tjg/Dresden/Germany: Till Decmber 20 more than 50 plays were sent in. The jury, including the Artistic Director Felicitas Loewe, will make a selection within the next weeks. One of the winner-plays will be produced at the theatre during the next season.
Oulu City Theatre/Oulu/Finland:
The contest ended on 2011, December 31. 16 new plays for young people were received. The jury, consisting of Oulu City Theatre’s Artistic Director Mikko Kouki, director Heta Haanperä and Platform11+ Project Manager Sari Tanner, will announce the winner at the Opening of the 31. Oulu Children’s Theatre Festival on February 20.
The play will be produced at Oulu City Theatre, it will open in spring 2013 (director Heta Haanperä).



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26. January 2013 | Sven


Young people from UK, Italy and Finland are travelling to Dresden, Germany on Saturday 26th January as part of the third ever Platform 11+ International Youth Encounter. They will be participating in collaborative, cross-art form workshops run by Artists from 5 European Theatre companies and will be working towards sharing their ideas with the local community in Germany. Feb1st there will be a public presentation of the workshops. Thanks a million to the German partners Gymnasium Bürgerwiese and tjg-dresden!

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