Organized by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, the International Izmir Theater Days will be held under the name "Hülya-Özdemir Speech" starting this year. Applications for the festival, which will be held for the 27th time between 7 March and 40 May, can be made until 15 February.
Organized digitally for the 39th time by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, the International Izmir Theater Days meets the audience on the stage in accordance with the spirit of the theater this year. Applications can be made to the event, which will be held for the 40th time, until February 15. Theater groups that want to participate in the festival, which will start on March 27, World Theater Day, and will last until May 7, must apply through “izmir.art”. It will be possible to apply to the festival in 2021 with national and international plays and performances that were not brought to the audience by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality. Applications by hand or by post will not be accepted.
It is organized under the name of two masters
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality will organize the International Izmir Theater Days starting from this year, with the theater researcher, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality City Theaters (İzBBŞT) Advisory Board Member and Art Communication Director Prof. Dr. Hülya Nutku and actor, poet and writer Prof. Dr. It will be held under the name "Hülya-Özdemir Speech" to keep the memory of Özdemir Speech alive.
Who is the jury?
The jury members of the festival are artist Müjdat Gezen, City Theaters Art Communication Director and Dramaturg Eren Aysan, academics Dr. Sibel Erdenk and Dr. Ceren Olpak, State Theater artist Özkan Gezgin, retired State Theater artist Tomris Çetinel, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Deputy Secretary General Ertuğrul Tugay, Head of Culture and Art Department Kadir Efe Oruç and City Theaters Branch Manager Özkan Ataklı.