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

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 »

Deconstructing borders: a theatrical call for Palestinian unification and return

Ashtar Theatre and The Freedom Theatre are embarking on a joint journey to perform and hold workshops in Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan. The cooperation between the two theatres will combine the interactive and community theatre specialities of The Freedom Theatre and Ashtar Theatre into an action of solidarity to call for the unification of Palestinians and the right of the refugees ... Read More »

Return to Palestine

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, he finds out that reality is very different from what he has seen in the news. Return to Palestine is directed by Micaela Miranda and devised together with the ensemble of the ... Read More »

68 years of Al Nakba

“People who live here originally came from Haifa, Akka, Yaffa and the villages. In 1948, they were forced out of their own homes and the land by the Israelis. When people first came to this area, UNRWA gave them tents to live in, assuming their expulsion from the land would be temporary—maybe one or two months before they could return ... Read More »

The Freedom Theatre and Ashtar Theatre bring interactive theatre to the streets

In a joint project, The Freedom Theatre and Ashtar Theatre will use community theatre as a tool for social mobilisation and empowerment, through performances and trainings in interactive theatre methods. Both theatre companies will give workshops and performances in Palestine and in Palestinian refugee camps in Jordan. The aim is to create long-lasting networks among Palestinian populations fragmented by the deliberate policies of the ... Read More »