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URGENT: SUPPORT OUR PROJECT AND DONATE! 

For our new project No Hope With Hope we urgently need your financial support. In two weeks we bring 30 people from countries of conflict to the European Parliament in Brussels, to tell the stories of their daily lives to the ones who govern Europe. For this project we did six months of preparation and rehearsals in the Middle East conflict areas. (more info on the project is below) 

We are very short on funds, and we ask for your help. 


Your donations will be directly used for: 
Flights/travels from the Middle-East to Europe

Visa costs

Accommodation and meals during their stay in Brussels 

For donations, use Paypal button above or transfer to: 

Teatro di Nascosto - Hidden Theatre

Account number (IBAN): NL97 BUNQ 2046449223 

Name: Annet Henneman 

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PROJECT: NO HOPE WITH HOPE

The hopelessness of a never-ending situation of war, occupation and oppression
The hope for a better future

They will come from far, sharing their life
A voice for the ones without voice
The ones constantly following the news 
Who got killed? Who got arrested? Where did the bombs fall?
The ones who lost friends, family in demonstrations, wars
The ones who also fall in love, marry, dance, get ill, love their children, eat their favorite dish
The ones who don't know what can happen in an hour, a day, in a week 

 

Teatro di Nascosto is coming back to the European Parliament in Brussels for the fourth time! On the 24th and 25th of January 2023, we will perform in the parliament with the support of 16 European Parliamentarians. We organize two information days about the daily life in countries of conflict in the Middle-East and Ukraine through Theater Reportage, short films and conferences, with 30 young artists, journalists, students, coming directly from their territories where they live war, occupation, oppression and violence. 

NONOSTANTE

Diaries from the Middle East Conflict Areas

By: Annet Henneman

Language: Italian 

Diaries and reflections on twenty-three years of living in conflict areas: Iraq, Turkish and Iraqi Kurdistan, Egypt, Palestine, Iran and Jordan. It all started with a desire to tell about the daily lives of those living isolated in situations of war, occupation, oppression, through performances that put journalistic information on stage, the so-called: ’Theatre Reportage’. But this work did not only create a collection of life stories of the people met over the years, but also new family relationships, kept alive by continuously returning, with the joy of being able to embrace each other again.

 

 

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ABOUT US

Teatro di Nascosto - Hidden Theatre has developed the method Theater Reportage under the guidance of Annet Henneman: working and living regularly for 24 years in several of the conflict areas in the Middle East, trying to break the isolation of people who live war, oppression and/or occupation. It unites theatre and journalism in theatre reportages, letting audiences experience what it’s like to live in several countries of conflict in the Middle-East, giving insights and information one doesn’t find in the media. We are an international ensemble of actors working and living in Palestine, Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Syria, Kurdistan, Ukraine, Germany, Denmark, England and the Netherlands.

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12/05/2021 

Testimonies of people living in Gaza and Westbank today. 

LIVE on YOUTUBE 

20u00 - 21u30 (CET)

Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOYz1F7sbzM

26/05/2021

After the ceasefire in Gaza

LIVE --- from Palestine 

21u00 - 22u30 

Arabic/English - with Italian translation
 

Watch here: 
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQay6zbNBi9pVODIfHki5Ng

TERRA 

This film was made for the festival celebrating the 20-year anniversary of Teatro di Nascosto – Hidden Theatre, from November 23 till 25 2018. The actors of Teatro di Nascosto came from several Middle East and Western countries to celebrate their anniversary in Volterra, Italy. They were asked to bring some soil or sand from the place where they live.

 

Made by: 

Arno Peeters/TapeTV Productions and Iris Honderdos/Art on Location.

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NASCOSTI DUE VOLTE trailer

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17/10/2020 

RSI NEWS

Reportage about the work of Teatro di Nascosto and director Annet Henneman in times of corona. (In Italian) 

Reportage by: Laura Silvia Battaglia 

Editing by: Francesca Vaschetti 

 

The cruel reality of war 

occupation, oppression, violence...

 

and the struggle, hopes and dreams for a different life in Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Syria, Palestine, Kurdistan and other regions told by the international Theatre Reportage group of Teatro di Nascosto. Our actors and contributors live in these countries and in the western world… Daily life stories from the territories of conflict in Arabic, Italian & English.

Upcoming projects 

May - june 2021

Online theatre reportage workshops with director Annet Henneman. 

Coming soon 

Meanwhile Palestine 

A theatre reportage zoom performance 

Ongoing 

Realisation of  the centre for 

information through art in Volterra

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More information 

Podcast artistic journalism: interview with

director Annet Henneman

About our method theatre reportage

Recent performances by Teatro di Nascosto

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