Newsletter #June

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Thank you everyone who came to our annual meeting at Teater Galeasen! We have several new board members, and new chairman is Petra Brylander, Head of Uppsala City Theater. The Education Committee also has some new representatives and we welcome the new committee chairman Simon Norrthon. Read about the board and committees here. After the annual meeting, Stina Oscarsson held … Read More

Newsletter #December

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Thank you to all the council members and others who took part in the council meeting and the seminar afternoon at Stockholm Uniarts! Many interesting thoughts, suggestions and reflections on subjects internship, master’s level and residence. Exciting how the residence form is spreading from the dance world (where it’s most common) to several art forms. For the houses that have … Read More

Newsletter #September

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Fall season at last! Not a day goes by without some of our members announcing their packed, challenging, inspiring and unpredictable programs. Not to mention all the exciting courses, seminars and training opportunities that are announced. Now it’s our painful luxury problem to try to catch everything before it’s too late. My tip is to be on full speed already … Read More

Newsletter #August

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What a wonderful and important summer! Thank you everyone who enlightened our summer with performing arts around the world. You are creating so many different experiences while defying bad weather and in some cases uncertain financing is so valuable. Not least you attract many first-time visitors to shows and make them curious about the enchanted world of performing arts. Right … Read More

Newsletter #June

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Thank you for a fantastic Swedish Biennial for Performing Arts 2017! Norrköping welcomed us all with sunny and warm weather, and we were 1400 biennial visitors, including guests from 26 countries. This year’s program consisted of 136 activities and the number of personal performance visits amounted to almost 9000. Congratulations to the prize winner of the year, which was announced … Read More

Newsletter #May

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It’s finally May! Biennial month! Correcting and planning this year’s biennial schedule is like having the world’s largest candy bag with sweet, salty, sour, creamy and some crunchy nuts. How will anyone be able to take part in all these sharp and exciting performances and seminars? Nobody´s experience will be like someone else’s. In previous biennals, the egg trick has … Read More

Newsletter #April

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We´ve finally released the tickets for all the performances and seminars at the Swedish Biennial for Performing Arts! We can´t wait to see you in Norrköping 23rd-28th May. If tickets to your most desired performances run out, don´t despair, things can often work out at the festival when people return and trade tickets. We proudly present the international guest performances … Read More

Newsletter #December

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I have now worked as managing director for a year. It has been a wonderful, exciting and busy year, and I’m only now starting to grasp the both broad and specialized work this organization does. In the beginning of the year, our organization was called Teaterunionen – Swedish ITI, but we have now changed name to Scensverige – Swedish ITI. … Read More

Newsletter #November

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We have had a very nice October and are now full of impressions and inspiration! We participated in Festival Borštnikovo Srečanje (Maribor Theatre Festival), which this year was dedicated to Swedish playwriting and theatre. During the first week of the festival, the book Contemporary Swedish Drama (edited by Alja Predan) was released, featuring translations of four contemporary plays selected by … Read More

Newsletter #October

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October is indeed an international month for us. We will go to Slovenia, where Maribor Theatre Festival has chosen to focus on Swedish drama and performing arts for a few days. The four plays that have been translated into Slovenian and will be presented in the form of staged readings are Dissection of a snowfall by Sara Stridsberg, I call … Read More