19 . 01 . 19

TRIKKI TRAKKI: Youth Theatre Festival 2019 – Applications Now Open!

Yesterday’s Trikki Trakki Breakfast went off without a hitch! To anyone whose still looking to apply you’re still in time. Download the application form and find out more about this wonderful opportunity!

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Who can apply?

Any school in Malta, including state, church and private schools which has Year 7 students. Interested schools will apply with a group of between 15-20 students each and go through a selection process to be able to participate (more details further down).

How will Trikki Trakki work?

  • A maximum of 6 different shows will be created with the selected 6 schools under the direction of 6 different directors selected by Teatru Malta
  • The shows created will be between 10-15 minutes each
  • The shows need to be inspired by classic theatre texts (ex. Greek classics, Shakespeare, Pirandello, Ebejer, Moliere, Chekhov, Ibsen, Tennessee Williams, etc.). The choice will be discussed with the directors.
  • The shows will be adaptations of theatre classics and can take any shape, form or language
  • The directors will create the shows depending on the strengths and weaknesses of the specific groups they will be working with
  • Students will form an essential part of the devising process
  • A focus on the performers will be encouraged. Props and costumes (or parts of them) can be created/co-created by the students themselves