28th International Theatre eXchange 2021

8 Oct 2021 to 8 Oct 2021


Irish Theatre Institute (ITI), in partnership with Culture Ireland and DTF, presents its annual International Theatre eXchange (ITX) programme.

Now in its 28th year, the ITX programme is online for the second year.

This year includes two events:

International Theatre eXchange- The Presenters Edition, 11.30am – 1pm Friday 8th October

Irish artists and companies programmed in Dublin Theatre Festival 2021 will hear from international presenters, who over the years have championed and hosted Irish work. This information exchange is designed to inform international opportunities in 2022/23 considering the altered global environment shaped by the pandemic and climate change crisis. The event will consist of two panels, please find the international presenters contributing to the panels below:

Festival panel:

Naomi Campbell, Artistic Director –                        Luminato Festival

Christiana Galanopoulou, Artistic Director –           MIЯFESTIVAL

Michelle Rocha, Head of Touring –                          Manchester International Festival

Irish Arts Centre panel:

Aidan Connolly, Executive Director –                       Irish Arts Center, NYC

Nora Hickey M’Sichili, Director –                               Centre Culturel Irlandais

The Pitching Initiative* as part of International Theatre eXchange, 3pm Friday 8th October

This curated pitching session is an opportunity to hear from five Irish artists and theatre companies about their projects that premiered in Ireland over the last 18 months to critical acclaim:

If you’d like to get in touch, please contact Leigh Hussey, Programme Coordinator lhussey@irishtheatreinstitute.ie

*Selection to participate in the Pitching Initiative was by open call. See cultureireland.ie/ irishtheatreinstitute.ie for further details.

International Theatre eXchange is presented in partnership with Culture Ireland and in association with Dublin Theatre Festival