• Ramadan Kareem

    Ramadan Kareem

    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 reflec...

  • A new visual identity

    A new visual identity

    After ten years, The Freedom Theatre enters a new chapter. We mark the beginning of our second decade with a new visual identity. The mask We chose a mask to keep with the tra...

  • Return to Palestine – a new play by The Freedom Theatre

    Return to Palestine – a new play by The Freedom Theatre

    Return to Palestine centres around Jad, a Palestinian born in America, who goes to Palestine for the first time in his life. Wanting to know more about his people and identity...

  • Join us for another 10 years of cultural resistance!

    Join us for another 10 years of cultural resistance!

    What we have achieved in our first ten years is nothing short of a miracle. While facing multiple layers of oppression, The Freedom Theatre has created a generation of artists...

  • The 2016 Freedom Ride in occupied Palestine

    The 2016 Freedom Ride in occupied Palestine

    The fifth annual Freedom Ride was part of The Freedom Theatre’s ten-year anniversary, and gathered activists, scholars and artist from around the world who travelled to ...

Theatre News

Changes in the management of The Freedom Theatre


The Freedom Theatre wishes to inform all partners and friends of changes in its leadership. Jonatan Stanczak, co-founder of The Freedom Theatre who has been the managing director for five years, has resigned from his position. He will continue to work as a member of staff at The Freedom Theatre. Mustafa Sheta, who was previously the secretary of the board of The Freedom Theatre, ... Read More »

Volunteer positions at The Freedom Theatre June 2016-June 2017


If you are looking for an opportunity to volunteer at – or for – a cultural organisation in Palestine, look no further! To apply for any of the volunteer positions below, send us an email with your CV and cover letter, no later than June 30, 2016. Read more about volunteering at The Freedom Theatre. THEATRE SCHOOL Voice Teacher We are ... Read More »

Senior staff member and student prohibited from travelling abroad

Mustafa Sheta Osama Al Azzeh

The Freedom Theatre senior staff member Mustafa Sheta was recently denied exit by Israeli border authorities to attend a visa appointment at the US Embassy in Amman. Third-year acting student Osama Al Azzeh was denied entry by Jordanian border authorities to participate in community theatre performances in refugee camps.  “These incidents testify to the numerous levels of oppression that we Palestinians are subjected ... Read More »

The Freedom Theatre’s new board of directors and annual plan

Board 2016

The Freedom Theatre’s staff look forward to a close and fruitful cooperation with our new board of directors! The board was elected at the general assembly on May 26 and consists of: Abed Zubeidi Bilal Al-Saadi, Chairperson Ibrahim Abu Khalifa Ibrahim Radwan Ramada, Secretary of the artistic committee Imad Abu Hantash, Vice chairperson Ghassan Tirawi Mohamed Rizzi Omar Kabeya, Treasurer Shireen ... Read More »