Belarus Free Theatre, Taking up the death penalty in ‘Trash Cuisine’

Help Belarus Free Theatre tour an important piece of theatre, Trash Cuisine! Click here to donate a few Pounds Sterling! Trash Cuisine is a dynamic, affecting and innovative piece of theatre devised and developed from first degree research collected in Asia, Africa, U.S. and Europe by Belarus Free Theatre with the support of Amnesty International. Hugely well received at […]

fD @ Artsfex – Copenhagen Summit on Artistic Freedom of Expression, 9-11 December

fD joins the Artsfex summit in Copenhagen on 9-11 December 2011 along with several prominent national and international artists’ networks, and freedom of expression organisations. The summit is organised by Freemuse and Danish PEN, and funded by the Danish Ministry of Culture. Participants will present recent examples of censorship of the arts, and discuss the effects […]

Belarus Free Theatre in New York

Belarus Free Theatre is performing at the Under the Radar festival this week in New York.  fD joined Trans Europe Halles to launch a solidarity fund for Belarus Free Theatre back after the December 19th elections when their members were either in hiding or in jail. freeDimensional worked with Arts & Democracy to publish a […]

Freeing Belarus through Theatre {World Policy Blog #4}

The Iron Curtain may have come down, but what remains is still in Belarus. Under Alexander Lukashenko’s stringent regime, the capacity for individual expression is strictly limited. Creative endeavors like plays—regardless of its politics—are censored by the government. The Belarus Free Theatre, founded in 2005, stages modern performances addressing social issues. While the company sells out internationally, they […]

Free Belarus – Literary & Human Rights organizations campaign together in weeks before election

Founded in 2005 by a husband-wife team, the Belarus Free Theatre is the only unregistered – thus independent and therefore illegal – dramatic troupe in this post-communist country.  Effectively banned at home, BFT’s performances have taken on an underground existence, with audiences alerted via text message or e-mail.  Its covert and uncensored performances have drawn […]

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