1st iSTAN World Stage Art Summit 2016

The goal of the summit is to inspire the stage arts and its artists with keynote speeches, lectures and workshops as well as discussion and an exchange of ideas that honours the extraordinary achievements in the different stage art disciplines created by individual stage artists, stage artist groups, and stage art producers from all over the world.

The summit is organized by iSTAN and its main supporters – the International Theatre Institute ITI and the Central Academy of Drama CAD Beijing.

The theme of the 1st iSTAN World Stage Art Summit is: “Inspiring the Performing Arts through Empowering the Stage Arts”.

iSTAN Stage Art Summit is the first display of what iSTAN intends to accomplish. From 27 to 29 October 2016, a series of activities were held in the campus of CAD, which included keynote speeches, workshops and lectures and the presentation of the iSTAN Lifetime achievement award.
iSTAN Board Members, Stage Art specialists from 9 countries (China, Cuba, France, Italy, Russia, Slovenia, Switzerland, UK, USA) and VIP guests including all the ITI board members participated into this 3-day event in Beijing.