|Title of the Programme||Culture|
|Title of the Project||Education in Theatre: support and advancement of Theatre Audience Development in Czech Republic|
|Number of the Project||KU-CB1-024|
Association of Theatre Educators
|Project Partner from Donor State|
Association of Professional Theatres of the Czech Republic
Estimated project duration: 01/2021 – 12/2022
Target group: Management of theaters, participants of trainings, cultural and pedagogic employees, university students, present theater lectors
|Total Eligible Costs|
55 555 EUR
50 000 EUR (90 %)
The main objective of the project is to support the efforts of the Association of Theater Educators (ATE) in the expansion and promotion of Theatre Audience Development within proffesional theatres. Within the project we will raise the awareness of the profession of theater educator and popularize it for both professional and wider public. We will support the Association of Theater Educators and its process of professionalization. The project activities will provide further professional development of already existing theater educators – members of ATE. Designed activities will provide training of new theater educators - university students and theatre professionals and it will also enable networking among theater educators and theatres.
During the project we will create strategies for theatre audience development which will be partly implemented into the theatres. We will create web platform about Education in Theatre.
The key project activities include: production of a printed and electronic version of publication called The Basics of Theatre Audience Develoment; pilot audience development programmes based in five Czech theatres; organisation of course for potential theatre educators aimed at theatre proffesionals called The Basics of Education in Theatre; realization of seminar for university students called Introduction to Theatre Audience Development; organizing six meetings providing inspiration and further education for ATE memebers; creating an interactive web platform on Education in Theatre.