Moscow will host the world Congress of international University theatre Association

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Thirteenth world Congress of international University theatre Association AITU-AUTA and sixth Moscow international festival of University and youth theatres will be held in Moscow from 20 to 24 August. The Congress was organized by the Moscow theatre of the BRIDGE.

Five days will be listened to 75 reports, played 11 performances by 6 workshops. About it reports a press-service of the festival.

In Moscow will bring together leading filmmakers, educators and theorists of the theatre from the USA, great Britain, Slovakia, Argentina, France, Italy, Germany, Turkey, Singapore, Mexico, Ecuador. The Congress will be attended by 150 representatives from over 30 countries.

The Congress includes a scientific program, which will host the international conference «Theatre and University in the XXI century», as well as seminars, lectures and presentations.

The twenty-second of August in the framework of the Congress will be held the General Assembly, which approved the new President of AITU-AUTA and elections of the Executive Committee.

Vito Minoia previously elected by the Executive Committee at the last Congress, shall enter into the powers of the President AITU-AUTA in 2018. The new President – Professor of Italian University of Urbino, member of the Board of publications Committee of the International theatre Institute under UNESCO. At the Congress, Minaya will speak on «Education and training in the theater of social interaction.»

The festival program consists of performances of non-verbal theatre, documentary and classic productions. Will present their works in Moscow theatres of Russia, Latvia, Belarus, the Philippines, and Bulgaria.

After each block of performances will take place discussion: «the Artistic language of non-verbal theatre», «the Imaginative decision of the documentary play» and «Classical works through the eyes of young».

The performances will be played in the theater, the BRIDGE theater center «the Cherry orchard» and a business and cultural centre of the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in the Russian Federation.

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