17th International University Theater Festival

Beirut campus

The Department of Communication Arts at the Lebanese American University is hosting the 17th International University Theater Festival at the LAU Beirut campus.

The festival is a yearly event that offers students a platform to perform, share ideas and experiences, and in the process create a unique blend of art and culture. It hosts around 170 performing arts students and instructors who come with a shared desire to invest in the theater.

The festival features performances from different styles and schools of theatre. This year, the festival hosts university theatre productions from Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno, Czech Republic, Yeditepe University, Turkey, International Theatre Institute - Algerian Center, Algeria, Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah University, Morocco, LOYAC Academy of Performing Arts, Kuwait, University of Jordan, Jordan, Beirut Arab University, Antonine University, and Lebanese American University representing Lebanon.

In addition, several concerts will be presented along with theatre workshops, presentations and talks with professionals from Lebanon and other countries. The schedule is available here.

The festival will run from June 10-14, every day between 7 and 10 PM on the Beirut campus, either in the Gulbenkian or Irwin Hall Theaters, or outdoors. Admission is free.

For more information: Contact 01- 786464 / 03- 791314 Ext: 1172

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