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Louse and Lice

A children’s play focusing on a very basic but enormously important issue: Personal hygiene!  Two fun-loving lice explore the environment and the body of the girl Lina who doesn’t like to wash herself. The play highlights the importance of taking care of and cleaning one’s body, particularly the hair. Directed by Ahmed Tobasi, the play is performed by TFT graduates ... 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 »

Fairuz’ Secret 

A puppet play for kids! Fairuz wants to give her mother a gift on Mother’s Day, which she does not show anyone in order to surprise her mother. However, her neighbour Karkour tries to sabotage Fairuz and expose her little secret. What will Fairuz do to preserve her gift and the surprise? The idea for ‘Fairuz’ Secret’ was born in ... 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 »

Third annual Ramadan Cultural Events

Our annual Ramadan events lasted throughout the month and brought crowds to the theatre during the long nights! Amongst others we had a music event by Al Kamandjati,  a storytelling session by Hanin Tarabay, and an evening with folk stories accompanied by traditional and spiritual songs with the participation of Alber Moreb, Hassan Taha and others. We also invited the ... Read More »