On March 30 a public performance took place in Yerevan at American University of Armenia, Main Building, Large auditoriumon on the theme of “Voices, Bodies and Minds Unbound”. The performance will be played in a Forum Theatre format where the audience is active and has a role in changing, criticizing, and redefining the play.
Prior to the performance, there were organized professional workshops in Yerevan (October 2014) and Istanbul (March 2015) on interactive theater skills and methods of conflict resolutions led by Jonathan Chadwick, Artistic Director of AZ Theatre discussions and storytelling, the actors will conclude their work on Bertolt Brecht’s play “He Who Says Yes, He Who Says No”.
The goal is to trigger the process of change in identities and memories, and to lead the audience to humanization and emancipation.
The workshop and the performance are part of the project “Cross-cultural Bridge between the Youth of Armenia and Turkey” implemented by Forum Theater NGO in partnership with Ad.dar Center (Turkey) within the framework of the programme “Support to the Armenia-Turkey Normalisation Process” funded by the European Union.
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Talk show with Aron Aji, Director of MFA in Literary Translation Program at the University of Iowa (USA) and the president of the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA). The talk is about literary translation, creativity of translation and its peculiarities, as well as Armenia-Turkey joint literary translation initiatives.