National Gathering – Turbulences

During the festival Turbulences in Namur, ASSITEJ BELGIUM will organize a second national meeting. The aim is that artists, companies and professionals from the three Belgian communities can get to know each other better and can come to a real exchange. The day will be a mix of networking moments and discussions about topics such as language issues, coproduction and diversity. The detailed programme can be found below. This day will be the perfect opportunity to get to know your colleagues from the other side of the language border!

We offer ten ASSITEJ members the opportunity to present their work in a 5-minute pitch. Please indicate in the registration form whether you are interested in pitching your work/company/organization. We will have to make a selection, but there will be similar opportunities during future gatherings. You will receive guidelines for the pitch once you have been selected.

At 7pm, you have the possibility to see the show La Chambre Rouge (15+) by the French company la Compagnie Esquimots. Please note that you have to make your reservations by contacting Isabelle Limbort-Langendries: tel. 064 66 57 07 – Professionals pay 7 euros.

The Turbulences International Festival takes place from 20 to 30 November 2015. The festival also offers a programme for professionals. For more info about the festival programme: click here.


09:00 – Welcome – Coffee

10:00 – Beginning of the meeting  

Introduction and plans for 2016

10:30 – Pitch presentation of 10 companies

10 ASSITEJ members will present their work

11:45 – Speed dating

13:00 > 14:30 – Lunch Time

14:30 > 16:00 Kitchen tables about the following subjects (more info will follow)

1 – Languages

2 – Diversity

3 – Coproductions

16:00/ 16:30 – End of the day – drink!


Date: 25 November 2015 from 10 am – 5 pm

Venue: Théâtre de Namur, Place du Théâtre, 2, 5000 Namur

Contribution in the cost of catering: 10 euros for members and 15 euros for non-members. This contribution should be paid in cash on the day itself.

Registration should be done by filling out this form.

Deadline for registrations: 16 November 2015

We encourage you to come by public transport. There is no free parking at the theatre, but there is a parking lot nearby: Namur Beffroi – Place d’Armes.

The day is being organised in collaboration with the festival Turbulences, Centre Dramatique de Wallonie pour l’Enfance et la Jeunesse, Théâtre de Namur and Centre Culturel de Namur.

Picture: L’Harmonie de la Gent à Plumes – Agora Théâtre

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