THE maiden Abuja International Theatre Festival and Awards (ABITFA) is scheduled to hold October 30 through November 5 at the Federal Capital Territory.
Arojah Royal Theatre, ART, which has for decades been the leading theatre outfit in the FCT, is the initiator of the project. And it has thus opened link for registration, and as well called for entries from interested practitioners and companies to submit entries for the programme. The entry closes June 30.
A statement signed by Jerry Adesewo, the founder of ART, and director of the festival reads:
For our local and international audience, festival programmers, festival producers, and others joining us, ABITFA would feature some of the best Nigerian performances carefully selected for this festival under the ‘Nigerian Showcase’
Also, ABITFA will reach out to the rest of the world to bring to Abuja/Nigeria the best of innovative theatrical expressions: full-length plays, short feature plays, poetry theatre, musicals, storytelling, puppetry, solo performances, dance/physical theatre, short films, and other relevant dramatic presentations.
ABITFA has something for everybody. It would feature performances for every age, panel discussions, workshops, masterclasses, meet and greet sessions, city tours, and other exciting activities for Nigerian participants and international guests.
Click to submit your shows/performances for consideration: https://tinyurl.com/ABITFAproductions
The deadline for registration is JUNE 30, 2023
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