Theatre is the largest and most popular mode of entertainment where people gather to watch entertainment like movies, drama, concerts, and more. World Theatre Day is celebrated on March 27 of every year on behalf of it to encourage the theatre-going audience and the entertainment creators everywhere around the world. The Theatre industry has evolved enormously over the year. In this article let’s take a look at the history, how to celebrate, and many more about World Theatre Day.

World Theatre Day

History of World Theatre Day

The first World’s theatre day was observed in 1962 in which several institutions organize events and many more to memorialize this day. World Theatre day celebrates the importance of theater arts and how it creates an impact on people all around the world. If you see the history of theatres, it gets evolving gradually based upon all new technologies like 3D, Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and much more.

Types of Theatre

There several types of Theatres available in the world and they are

  • Proscenium stages.
  • Thrust stages.
  • Theatres in-the-round.
  • Arena theatres.
  • Black-box or studio theatres.
  • Platform stages.
  • Hippodromes.
  • Open-air theatres.
  • Site-specific theatre
  • Promenade theatre

International Theatre Institute

International Theatre Institute is abbreviated as ITI.  It was founded in 1948 by theatre & dance experts and UNESCO. Also, ITI is one of the world’s largest performing arts organizations which mainly focuses on the protection and promotion of cultural expressions throughout the world. The goal of this institute is to

  • Encourage and recognize all kinds of arts across the globe
  • Contribute towards the endangered art forms and their performers on various levels.
  • collects documents, propagates all types of information, and issues publications in the field of the performing arts.
  • Collaboration of various kinds of arts and arts-related organizations on both national and international levels

Other Celebrations on March 27

March 27 is also celebrated as

How to Celebrate World Theatre Day

To celebrate the day, you can go to the theatre near you with your friends/family. Also, you can promote all kinds of theatre and enjoy it across the world. Create awareness to the people to aware the value of theatre in all its forms. Post your thoughts on social media like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc. about the love of the theatre with the hashtag #WorldTheatreDay.

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