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We are women* of all colours and ages as well as different preferences and values. Despite all diversity, we have one thing in common: the decision to fully occupying our female body, to re-create it and to question the social structures that have been forced upon it. A body that needs to be more empowered, loved and respected, free to move and discover the power to express itself as a political space.

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Thank you for your numerous applications for the International Womxns’  Theatre Festival 2021, we are overwhelmed by so many great feminist ideas! Our cultural event sees itself as a platform for active exchange and networking for more visibility of theatre makers and issues. Even if......

The European project “Women Performing Europe – The Magdalena Project Across Borders” was launched at the International Womxns‘ Theatre Festival last year. Until 2022, our association protagon – Freunde und Förderer freier Theateraktion e.V. works together with Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium/Odin Teatret (Denmark), Teatro Nucleo (Italy) and......

Making feminist sounds and tones perceptible on the protagon e.V. cultural grounds under the open sky with live musicians and DJanes, that is our idea of a cultural summer that clearly belongs to the platform of the International Womxns’ Theatre Festival. Last year we had......

New this year: Making visible 2021! In places of togetherness, diversity and respect for difference, we will experiment with theatre and get in touch with each other on the theme of “Womxn Performing Selves”. For this, we are looking for your artistic works in public......

Our Artistic Director Bárbara Luci Carvalho was awarded on 26.06.2021 in the category “Aushalten. Durchhalten. Standhalten. Die Momente, durch die es weiter geht” (Endure. Endure. Stand firm. The moments through which it goes on) as part of the Hessian Theatre Days 2021. “For her outstanding......

Deadline extension: 15.07.2021 The fifth International Womxn’s Theatre Festival (13 – 19.09.2021) in Frankfurt am Main invites all womxn to share their positions and perspectives of artistic work on this year’s theme “Womxn Performing Selves” within the festival. Artists can now propose their research, productions......

14.02.2021 V-Day – One Billion Rising: A great initiative for the international day of action! We took part. With dance, language and gestures, many institutions show their solidarity and protest against violence against women* and girls* in the short film. Info at: https://frankfurt.de/…/fra…/aktuelles/v-day-ankuendigung...

for Portuguese speaking women, trans and non-binary persons Friday, 23.10.2020 at 18:00 In this workshop we want to deal with the political history of Samba and use our own bodies to let the resistant practice of dance and the rhythm from Bahia become effective in......

I am more than happy to know that Barbara’s International Womyns’ Theatre Festival is happening and on behalf of The Magdalena Project, International Network of Women in Contemporary Theatre. I sincerely hope that everyone involved, artists, organisors, technicians and audiences have a truly rewarding experience. In......

Thank you very much for the numerous, great applications for the International Womyns’ Theatre Festival 2020. The decision has been made, the line-up is ready. For those of you who we unfortunately could not include in our selection due to our capacities: Those interested in......

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