Training Program: Freeway

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At the end of 2019, the Jubilo Foundation started the implementation of the multilateral project FREEWAY: Free man walikng, theater as a tool for detainees ’integration. Apart from the Jubilo Foundation, three partner organizations are taking part in the project financed by Creative Europe and the Municipality of Wrocław: Teatro dei Venti (Italy), aufBruch (Germany) and UPSDA (Bulgaria). Activities in four partner countries will be implemented by the end of 2021.

The overall objective of the project is to strengthen and increase the potential of entities active in the cultural and social sector, carrying out theatrical activities in prisons, in particular through direct educational experience and knowledge exchange.
The project consists of training activities directly aimed at organizers / directors from partner theater groups, actors / inmates, theater producers, audience / representatives of civil society, as well as the implementation of theater workshops, creation and production of performances related to a common theme.

The main goals of the project are:

1.strengthening theatrical activity and artistic production in prisons;
2. ensuring a high level of education for theater and social activists;
3. audience development;
4. exchange of good practices at European level.

The project involves the presentation of four performances (one by each of the partners), created and designed on the basis of a common theme, which each theater team will formulate and implement in accordance with the needs and specificity of their activities within the penitentiary system. Each of the partners will select a maximum of 15 actors / inmates who will be part of the artistic group. The relationship between fathers and sons, inheritance, the transmission of knowledge and emotions between generations is a common thread, on the basis of which a draft scenario will be prepared.

Financed by Creative Europe and the Municipality of Wrocław.