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A Skate play in Palestine!

We’re excited to announce the joint production of a skate play in Palestine with Eyes Up Here Productions LLC from the US and The Freedom Theatre. This unprecedented theatrical experience aims to socially engage youth in public skateparks worldwide. Currently, the team are in Jayyous, Palestine rehearsing and hope to showcase this original skate-theatre production by providing a playful, innovative platform for ... Read More »

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 »