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Name: "The Life Before Us: Playwriting techniques for multipliers of anti-discrimination youth work"
Type: Erasmus+ (KA1)
Dates: 25th July - 2nd August 2014 (8 days)
Participants needed: 1 participant
Location: Potsdam, Germany
Application Deadline: Monday 30th June
Costs: Travel costs 100% up to a maximum of 275EUR reimbursable. Food and accommodation 100% free. 10 EUR Participation fee + Membership fee of 5 EUR.
Host: Mostar Friedensprojekt e.V.
Countries: Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Estonia, Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Greece, Malta, Turkey, Portugal, Spain, Georgia, Armenia, Russia
Project Description: The project "The Life Before Us" is an 8 day training course that will group 34 participants. The aim of this project is to acquire play writing techniques and explore how these can be used as a powerful tool to strengthen the capacities of anti-discriminatory youth work. During this TC, participants will learn how to set a context for a play, to create an interesting character and character groups, and finally how to develop a story and make it work. Traditional and new methods of play writing techniques will be explored and applied to youth work. Moreover, in order to create an inspirational atmosphere, most of the workshops will be held outdoors in fascinating locations in the cities of Potsdam and Berlin. Non-conventional sites such as alternative theatre stages will also be explored. Finally this TC will revolve around the play "The Life Before Us" by the extraordinary writer Romain Gary (1914-1980), French diplomat, novelist, film director and WW II aviator. Kindly send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the participation form (attached) that needs to be submitted by Monday 30th June.