The 30th edition of CIFET to host 8 workshops
Cairo, August 18, 2023
As part of its activities, the 30th Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theatre, headed by Dr. Sameh Mahran, will host a number of workshops from September 1st to 8th.
The 30th CIFET will feature the following eight workshops in various theatrical elements:
“Character Sketching” facilitated by Luke Lehner on September 2nd and 3rd.
Link to the “Character Sketching” workshop application form:
“Meisner: The Meisner Technique workshop” facilitated by Nadim from September 2nd to 4th.
Link to the “Meisner” workshop application form:
“Extended Rehearsal” facilitated by Nora Amin from September 2nd to 5th.
Link to the “Extended Rehearsal” workshop application form:
“Playback Theatre for Actors: Expression & Embodiment” facilitated by Dahlia Sabbour from from September 3rd to 6th.
Link to the “Playback Theater” workshop application form:
“Fundraising” facilitated by director Ahmed El Attar, On September 4th and 5th.
Link to the “Fundraising” workshop application form:
“Music of the body and stage” facilitated by music critic, Professor Dr. Yasmeen Farag, from September 4th to 6th.
Link to the “Music of the body and stage” workshop Application form:
“Improvisation: How to utilize the Creative energies of the performers” facilitated by Dr. Engy El-Bestawy, from September 4th to 7th.
Link to the” Improvisation” workshop application form:
“The inspiring performer: Fundamentals and principles of improvisational Theatre” facilitated by Ramsi Lehner, from September 5th to 8th.
Link to the “Fundamentals and principles of improvisational Theatre” workshop Application form:
Applications for the workshops will be accepted via the attached links from today, Friday, August 18, until August 25.
The Committee tasked with Watching Arab Performances selected eight performances out of 87 applications to participate in the festival: Al Roba and BLACKOUT (Tunisia), Master and Slave (Bahrain),The Honest Liar, Sadiq Al-Namak, (Saudi Arabia), Ventolin of Return (Palestine), Premature List (UAE), File 12 (Iraq), and Nostalgia (Algeria).
The Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theatre is one of the oldest and most renowned international Arab festivals, promoting experimental theatrical performances from all over the world. It honors some world figures associated with experimental theatre. Awards are given for the best theatrical performances in various fields. On the festival’s sidelines a number of seminars specialized in theatre arts and techniques are held.