ITI – International Theatre Institute
“May your work be compelling and original. May it be profound, touching, contemplative, unique. May it help us to reflect, on the question of what it means to be human, and may that reflection be blessed with heart, sincerity, candor, and grace”.
These are some of the most touching passages in which John Malkovich turns this year to the world community theater at the 50th World Day of Theatre to be held in Paris on 22 marzo, UNESCO and, in the rest of the world, in all the communities adhering to the International Theatre Institute 27 marzoMarch occasion will also be mobilized to the ITI Italy, formed in Lecce last December in the presence of the ITI General Secretary, Tobias Biancone, of which Accademia Mutamenti is a founding member, with events in four Italian cities.
Il Theatre of Nations, founded in 1957, is a festival showcasing the talents of performing artists from around the globe. The first seasons were held in Paris at the Theatre Sarah Bernhardt and the Odeon Theatre. In 1975 the festival became itinerant, when ITI attributing in RTheatre of Nationsons” the title of the event, hosted each time by a different country. The most recent festival was held in Janjing (China) in 2008.