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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 and leaders, who we believe one day will be at the forefront of the Palestinian liberation movement. We have made theatre and other art forms available to every child in Jenin ... Read More »

The heart of teaching – Stephen Wangh at The Freedom Theatre

Stephen Wangh, renowned playwright, director, author and teacher of acting, is currently doing a workshop at The Freedom Theatre School. Wangh was trained in 1967 by Jerzy Grotowski and is the author of An Acrobat of the Heart, a physical approach to acting inspired by the work of Jerzy Grotowski (2000) and The Heart of Teaching: Empowering Students in the Performing ... Read More »

The Freedom Theatre at Festival Ciné-Palestine

The Freedom Theatre’s documentary Journey of a Freedom Fighter will be screened at Festival Ciné-Palestine in Paris, on Sunday May 29 at 17:00 in Cinema Luminor Hôtel de Ville, 40 rue du Temple. Ahmad Al Rokh, actor at The Freedom Theatre, will be present at the Q&A following the screening. Journey of a Freedom Fighter follows Rabea Turkman on his journey from armed resistance fighter to cultural ... Read More »

An oud, a boy and a homeland

Al Oud, العود‎ (al-ʿūd) is an ancient musical instrument that until today remains one of the most popular instruments in the Arab world. For Palestinians, the oud is as much part of the collective identity as the olive tree.  Below is an account from a participant of The Freedom Theatre’s ten-year anniversary celebrations in April. She is of Palestinian origin but has lived her entire life ... Read More »