TRI- Theatre for Roma Inclusion – Call for Participants


Youth in Action 3.1 Training Course
21 – 28 April, 2014, Belgrade, Serbia

About project:
Project Theatre for Roma Inclusion is TC based on using non formal education, theatre and creative methodology to tackle issues of anti-discrimination, minorities and inclusion in working with Roma youth. The main objective is to give tools and to empower Roma and non-Roma youth workers working with Roma to facilitate and work in local and intercultural environment. Also we want to explore and share issues of discrimination and inclusion in an innovative way encouraging marginalized groups to develop and improve their own personal and social skills. The project will bring 24 Roma and non-Roma youth workers from different cultural background to participate in a 6-day training course in Belgrade, Serbia. REACH is host organization and partners are: International Network for Culture and Arts INCA UK, Orma Fluens Italy, Artemisszio Foundation– Hungary, Sunshine Cabaret Czech Republic, Beyond Barriers Albania, Center for Intercultural Dialogue – FYR Macedonia, Replaction -Croatia. The project is based on practical work.

Methodology in the project will be based on the non formal education, diverse theatre methods, team building, simulations, working groups, evaluation session and performance. Activities will be implemented through different workshops, and the final performance will be shown to the public at the end of TC.

With the support of the Youth in Action Programme of the European Union.

We are looking for 24 Roma and/or non Roma participants from: United Kingdom, Italy, Hungary, Czech Republic, Albania, Croatia, FYR Macedonia, and Serbia.

Participants profile
Roma and/or non Roma youth workers, trainers, social workers, activists:
• working with Roma
• experienced in social theatre
• having a true and real interest in the subject
• interested in new methodologies
• open to diversity
• able to use English as a working language

Financial aspects:
70 % of travel costs will be reimbursed upon the receipt of all original tickets and invoices.
Participants should cover the remaining 30% of travel cost. Accommodation, food, venue and logistics are in charge and covered by organizers/REACH. Selected participants will have to pay a participation fee of 30 euro. A fee will be deducted from the reimbursements.

Please contact
Application deadline is 01st March, 2014. Announcement of the results will be until 07th March, 2014.

About REACH:
Regional Endeavor for Art Culture and Health – REACH is cultural platform created at the end of 2008, focusing on projects in the fields of art, culture and health with youth as its main target group. The main aim of REACH is creating, organizing and delivering trainings, workshops, cultural and artistic projects in cooperation with other individuals, organizations, companies, institutions and non-formal groups. REACH mission is promotion of civil society values and fostering individual, cultural and civil society development through arts and creative expression on local, regional and international level. Since 2011 REACH is member organization of FIRESTARTER* Network groups connected to theater and performance that work in the social field.

Jelena Jezdovic, REACH
Project coordinator
+38 164 221 83 87

With the support of the Youth in Action Programme of the European Union.