The International Theater Institute intends to carry out training activities for theater professionals in Chad. The project is expected to foster new initiatives and reinforce the country’s performing arts capabilities and the theater industry overall. Conducted activities include: delivering training for theatre professionals in the fields of management and communication; organizing technical/methodological meetings between artists and other relevant professionals; and setting up music and theatre residencies involving experts and trainers;
Professionalizing performing artists
Recorded and distributed two music and theater productions through local TV, DVDs and CDs in six distribution points throughout the country.
Created the website www.themacult.org to promote and distribute works of artists from Chad, Cameroon and the Central African Republic.
Trained 14 directors and managers working in the performing arts sector in administration and management of cultural businesses and organizations. Following this workshop, trainees proceeded to replicate the experience in their respective hometowns.