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A report on the 12-month performance of the Department of Dramatic Arts Center

Iranian Theater Draws in 3 million spectators

Iran Theater- The General Directorate of Dramatic Arts Center published the statistics of its one-year activities in various fields on the eve of the government week. 4,480 shows were performed across the country, which attracted more than three million spectators in the past year (from 23 August, 2022 to 22 August, 2023).

The statistics of one-year activities of the General Directorate of Dramatic Arts  were announced in the fields of theater performance, publishing, training, insurance and support services, informing and organizing national and international theater events.

In total, 4480 plays were produced in Tehran and the provinces of the country between 23 August, 2022 to 22 August, 2023 and 39289 performances were performed. The theater staged in Iran have attracted 3,034,125 spectators.

Financial assistance for 311 theatrical troupes

186 groups in Tehran and 125 groups in other provinces have benefited from the support system for artists.  More than 60 provincial and thematic festivals, 4 international festivals and 4 regional festivals have been held with the direct and indirect support of the General Directorate of Dramatic Arts  Center in the last twelve months.


The presence of Iranian theater companies in the international arena

The International Relation Department  of Dramatic Arts Center of Iran has announced its one-year activities, which include sending a theater group abroad, accepting 16 foreign theater groups with 186 guests in international festivals such as Fadjr International Theater Festival, the Mystics (Sahebdelan) Theatre Festival and, Tehran Puppet Festival and...


Publishing special magazines and books

Namayesh Publications of the General Directorate of Dramatic Arts has published two magazine and three quarterly magazines in the past twelve months and 10 books about theater.

Holding courses and workshops

After a 15-year educational hiatus, the General Department of Dramatic Arts put the free theater education plan (Experience with veterans) on its agenda and restarted theater education in the provinces by sending 15 prominent, capable and veteran teachers. 683 artists and students participated in these courses.

More than 400 teachers from Tehran province were trained in the training and empowerment courses for educational coaches of Tehran province, with the teaching of 8 professors in the field of dramatic arts.

Information and media support

The public relations of the General Directorate of Dramatic Arts and the Iran Theater website, which have the largest network of theatrical portals in the country, played an effective role in informing and supporting in the past twelve months by producing and publishing 960 video reports, 7232 news, reviews, interviews and reports. 43 weekly issues in Persian and 9 monthly issues in English have also been published   by the General Directorate of Dramatic Arts




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