• Grey Rock

    Grey Rock

    Would you like to see a Palestinian on the moon? Graduates of The Freedom Theatre’s acting school, Alaa Shehada and Motaz Malhees are involved in the new play called ‘Gr...

  • Palestinian Performing Arts Showcase 2018

    Palestinian Performing Arts Showcase 2018

    We are proud to be a part of the Palestinian Performing Arts Showcase 2018! The Palestinian Performing Arts Network (PPAN) cordially invites you to attend the “Palestinian Per...

  • The Hands Up! From Gaza to Jenin

    The Hands Up! From Gaza to Jenin

    We had a game-changing experience as we hosted brilliant young girls from Gaza in Jenin. A string of short plays in English was performed by the three winning groups of the pl...

  • Mustakbalna Reunites Palestinian Women

    Mustakbalna Reunites Palestinian Women

    Yesterday was an important day for us, as we held a conference with women from the Palestinian National Coalition and our women participants of Mustakbalna project. At the con...

  • Mustakbalna: Empowering Palestinian Women

    Mustakbalna: Empowering Palestinian Women

    It is tremendously fulfilling to observe the outcomes of our joint project with Interpeace in Palestine, Mustakbalna, which aims to promote the implementation of the UN Securi...

Theatre News

European Tour of ‘Return to Palestine’ – Autumn 2018!

We are excited to announce the European tour of Return to Palestine which will embark on a string of performances in Sweden, France and Luxembourg this autumn. This play was originally produced in 2016 and has been performed internationally at various festivals over the past two years. Earlier this month, our team travelled to Egypt to take part in the 25th International Theatre ... Read More »

New white comedy show brings laughter to Jenin!

Graduates of the The Freedom Theatre’s acting school, Faisal Abualheja and Alaa Shehada spent the first half of 2018 touring in the UK with renowned political comedian Mark Thomas. They devised and performed ‘Showtime from the Frontline‘, a comedy show about a comedy show, one that demonstrates the radical power of giving a voice to the voiceless, all over the UK with almost ... Read More »

Cairo International Theatre Festival for Contemporary & Experimental Theatre

The Freedom Theatre is excited to represent Palestine at the 25th Cairo International Theatre Festival for Contemporary & Experimental Theatre. Graduates from the 3rd generation of the theatre school will present two performances of Return to Palestine between 20th & 30th September in Cairo. Since its opening, this production has toured all over the West Bank and performed at several international ... Read More »

The Professional Theatre School – applications now open!

And September sees the launch of The Freedom Theatre’s Professional Theatre School. After a year and half hiatus, we have opened registrations for the next cohort of aspiring actors to join our theatre programme. The Freedom Theatre offers an intensive educational program in theatre, with a focus on acting, devising and the concept of cultural resistance. The Theatre School is the ... Read More »