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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 »

West Bank tour of ‘Jinan’ starts today!

The production of Jinan began in February 2018 and had eight performance at The Freedom Theatre in the same month. This is the second performance schedule for the play, touring around West Bank this time to reach more communities and audiences in Palestine. Jinan is based on the world famous Swedish children’s book Pippi Longstocking, by Astrid Lindgren. Jinan is a young Palestinian ... Read More »

Fourth annual Summer Camp at The Freedom Theatre

Last Sunday, the fourth annual summer camp started at The Freedom Theatre. For two weeks, 45 children from Jenin refugee camp and surrounding areas are joining the daily activities at the theatre and occasional trips in the wider Jenin area. The camp started with a word of welcome by Nabil, our artistic director, who is also overseeing the artistic and educational content of ... Read More »

Ramadan cultural activities come to an end…Eid celebrations about to begin!

Following the success of last year’s Ramadan events, we organised and hosted some performances, musical shows and film screenings for children, youth and adults in Jenin. As the end of the holy month of Ramadan now approaches, we look back at these cultural events. To get an impression of last weeks’ activities at The Freedom Theatre, read the short summary below! Music for ... Read More »

Ahmed Tobasi in the spotlight!

Ahmed, you have been on a world tour with your play And Here I Am, and you have been to very different countries – Egypt, Norway, Emirates, Zimbabwe, Great-Britain… Can you tell us something about your experience, taking your play abroad? “I think it’s interesting to be invited, especially with this production, because it’s not a classic play or a ... Read More »