COVID-19 has immensely influenced the whole world. At present, the virus is yet to be controlled in some countries. It will still take a long time before the inbound and outbound activities and international flights resume their vitality. Under this circumstance, in order to maintain the exchange for theatre education, the Centre convened urgent meetings of executive directors and directors in November and decided that the 4th World Theatre Education Conference with 6th Asian Theatre Schools Festival would be held online. The details of the events are as follows:
I. Organizer: Asia Theatre Education Centre
II. Host: The Central Academy of Drama, China
III. Theme of the Festival: Humanity in the Ancient Greek Plays
IV. Theme of the Conference: Media Art and Theatre
V. Date: May 18 (Tue.) - May 23 (Sun.), 2021
VI. Opening Ceremony: Live streaming starting from 9:00 pm (GMT+8), May 18, 2021. The platform for the live streaming will be announced later. There will be guests’ speeches, keynote speeches, among other sessions at the ceremony. Four languages (Chinese, English, Korean and Japanese) of simultaneous interpreting will be provided.
VII. Attendees: 1) Member and non-member schools according to Bylaws of ATEC;
2) Experts in theatre arts invited by the host;
3) Scholars, educators and related organizations interested in theatre education.
May 18 (Tue.)
9:00 - 11:30 Opening Ceremony for the events (video conference)
12:00 Videos of the performances and paper presentations to be open to the public on demand.
May 23 (Sun.)
Address: 4# Hong Fu Middle Rd, Changping District., Beijing, China,
Contact Person: Ju Ping
Asia Theatre Education Centre
December 2, 2020