• For Palestine – Freedom Jatha!

    For Palestine – Freedom Jatha!

    In the first ever India-Palestine theatre collaboration, The Freedom Theatre will join forces with the legendary street theatre group Jana Natya Manch, for a three-month resid...

  • Join The Freedom Theatre in celebrating 10 years of cultural resistance

    Join The Freedom Theatre in celebrating 10 years of cultural resistance

    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 h...

  • What can art do?

    What can art do?

    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...

  • The Siege receives outstanding praise on UK tour

    The Siege receives outstanding praise on UK tour

    The Siege UK tour is over, and what a journey it has been! The play received exceptional reviews during the tour, which included ten venues across Britain and twenty performan...

  • Film editing volunteers needed

    Film editing volunteers needed

    We are looking for a film editor to help us out with a very interesting documentary film project. The person can join us in Jenin for a month or two, or work with us from abro...

Theatre News

October 15-28, Playback Theatre intensive in occupied Palestine

Playback Egypt

This October, The Freedom Theatre will be offering a 12-day Playback Theatre intensive in the West Bank. Applications are invited from cultural activists, community organizers and theatre practitioners from Palestine and abroad. To apply, please email ben@thefreedomtheatre.org. Over 12 days, participants will learn and practice the core elements of Playback Theatre with emphasis upon its use within the Palestinian context. ... Read More »

Art exhibition

Painting

The Freedom Theatre is honoured to invite you to the opening of the art exhibition “Freedom”, showcasing the results of a recent painting & drawing workshop at the theatre. Freedom Sunday, August 16th 10:00-15:00 The Freedom Theatre Centre in Jenin City (in front of the courthouse) Read More »

Summer camp and painting workshop

Summer camp VIII

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 »

‘Juliano’ attacked on its way to break the siege on Gaza

Freedom-Flotilla-360x200

Passengers of the Freedom Flotilla III bound for Gaza have announced that one of the boats, named Juliano after the co-founder and director of The Freedom Theatre, Juliano Mer Khamis who was assassinated in 2011, has been sabotaged. Divers damaged the boat’s propellers, causing it to take in water and the boat barely made it into port in Greece before ... Read More »