The New Text New Theatre Project and Workshops prioritizes international cultural cooperation in order to improve playwriting. More than 40 playwrights and directors from countries such as Spain, Portugal, Russia, Romania, Iran, Greece, Scotland, Italy, France were hosted as part of the project and workshops. The project’s aims include:

  • Discovering new playwrights in Turkey,
  • Presenting the first plays of the playwrights to the professional theatre scene,
  • Enabling access to works from all around the world for the workshop participants and the Turkish theatre audience through international cooperation
  • Creating a space for new playwrights and theatre directors.

The workshops that were started as part of the project offer the participants the opportunity to present their plays and projects at the New Text Festival which is held every year.