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PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL | Workshop #1: Cultures of Resistance – CommUnity Theater and Activist Networks

May 25, 2022 14:00 - 16:00

How does a theater position itself in society? How does it stay connected to burning issues? For us, the theater should be an activist place and a place by and for the community(s). For this, movement must be in the theater and theater in the movement - that is only possible through networking.

In this workshop, Annika Füser and Ahmed Shah talk about the work of the Theater X and talk about the interface between theatre, community work and activism. And why they capitalize the U from CommUnity. The workshop is open to all people who are involved in activism and art, are interested in it or have always wanted to learn more.

>> Free entry!

Registration is requested.


Information on other Oyoun events as part of the Performing Arts Festivals can be found in our program or on www.performingarts-festival.de!


About the artists:

The Theater X is a self-governing Community Theater in Berlin Moabit. X stands for self-determination, self-representation, active resistance and rediscovering and writing one's own story from below. Ahmed Shah, artistic director of the theatre, author, director and theater educator, and Annika Füser, freelance theater educator and director, are co-founders of Theater X.


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May 25, 2022
14:00 - 16:00
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