• ZAKARIA ZUBEIDI

    ZAKARIA ZUBEIDI

    ZAKARIA ZUBEIDI Compiled by Johanna Wallin The following chapter is excerpted from The Freedom Theatre: Performing Cultural Resistance in Palestine, edited by Ola Johansson an...

  • Ahmed Tobasi appointed as Artistic Director of The Freedom Theatre

    Ahmed Tobasi appointed as Artistic Director of The Freedom Theatre

    The Freedom Theatre is thrilled to announce the appointment of their new Artistic Director Ahmed Tobasi. Tobasi was born in Jenin Refugee camp and his personal story is one th...

  • COVID-19 Update – March 31 2020

    COVID-19 Update – March 31 2020

    According to the recent Coronavirus outbreak, the president announced a state of emergency in Palestine for 30 days which started on March 5 2020, most likely to be extended f...

Theatre News

Kids of Jenin Camp documentary film coming soon!

The Freedom Theatre is excited to announce the collaboration as official producer for the feature documentary film, “Kids of Jenin Camp.”  “The Kids of Jenin Camp” is a long-term documentary film following the daily lives of 10 kids growing up in the Jenin Refugee Camp. Palestinian filmmaker and journalist, Ismael Jabarine, began this film back in 2013 as he first ... Read More »

Join the Freedom Ride 2020!

In April 2020, the Freedom Bus will get back on the road! Since 2011, we have called on friends and comrades from around the world to come together in Palestine for its annual Freedom Ride – an initiative organised through The Freedom Theatre in partnership with popular struggle committees across Occupied Palestine. After a three years break, we are now ... Read More »

Experimental Freedom Bus Ride

The students of The Freedom Theatre’s acting school embarked on an experimental Freedom Bus tour in October 2019. Led by The Freedom Theatre’s graduate and resident artist Faisal Abu Alhayjaa, the group visited several of the most oppressed areas in the West Bank including amongst others the Jordan Valley and Hebron. During the 4-day tour, the students gathered stories and ... Read More »

2019 Summer Camp!

In July, The Freedom Theatre once again organised its annual summer camp for kids. Over the course of 3 weeks, ninety-five children aged 6 to 12 came together at the theatre and engaged in fun and creative activities during their school holidays. Theatre staff and local volunteers offered theatre and trust games, dance, music classes, drawing and handicraft sessions and ... Read More »