In celebration of World Theatre Day on the 27th of March, the ITI Germany has awarded the “Prize for World Theatre Day” since 1985 as an honorary award to artists and institutions whose lifework in theatre has had an exceptional impact internationally.
As the “International Theatre Institute Prize of the German Centre” , it has been awarded since 2016 to acknowledge and support the work of younger artists, most of whom work internationally while based in Germany.
The prize is decided upon by the executive board of the ITI Germany on the basis of recommendations from its membership and has been endowed since 2017.
World Theatre Day Prize (1985-2015): Klaus Michael Grüber, George Tabori, Mülheimer Theatertage, Hauptredaktion Theater und Musik des Zweiten Deutschen Fernsehens, Karl-Ernst Herrmann, Pina Bausch, Hans Werner Henze, Peter Palitzsch, Thomas Langhoff, Tankred Dorst, Siegfried Matthus, William Forsythe, Gert Voss, Achim Freyer, Volker Ludwig, Adolf Dresen, Manfred Linke und das Forum Junger Bühnenangehöriger der Berliner Festspiele, Roberto Ciulli und das Theater an der Ruhr, Frank Castorf, Nele Hertling, Kurt Hübner, Heiner Goebbels, Peter Konwitschny, Andrzej Wirth, Jürgen Gosch, Christoph Marthaler and Anna Viebrock, Dea Loher, Jürgen Schitthelm, Henning Rischbieter, Johan Simons, Joachim Fiebach.
ITI Germany Prize (since 2016): Milo Rau, Yael Ronen, Viktor Bodó, Anta Helena Recke and the ensemble of "Mittelreich", Jetse Batelaan, donation to the Zoukak Theatre Beirut (Lebanon)
ZOUKAK Theatre Company reiceives Donation from German ITI Centre
The public thematic annual conference of the ITI, which had to be cancelled last year due to the pandemic, took place on the web.
On 08 July 2021, preceeding the award ceremony of the Theaterpreis des Bundes, we will organise the symposium #dialograumtheater.
German ITI Centre 2020 Award
The jury selected 11 theaters out of 76 applications to win the award.
Yvonne Büdenhölzer elected President
31 Einzelporträts kleiner und mittlerer Theater jenseits der Metropolenräume. Die 31 Theater, die 2015, 2017 und 2019 mit dem Theaterpreis des Bundes…
The symposium #dialograumtheater and the award ceremony of the Theaterpreis des Bundes 2021 took place on 08.07.2021 in the presence of the Minister…
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