Project|International Stage Design Students' Works Exchange (ISDSWE)

Aug 5, 2011

During the meeting in Beijing the Central Academy for Drama  and the Education Commission launched a new educational project, that aims to foster and celebrate artistic excellence, through exchange of imagery of outstanding students’ work, coming from design schools from across the world.

In March 2011 the  Education Commission and CADC invited  schools, from the countries that are represented in the commission to submit  students’ projects in the areas of  scenography, set, costume, lighting design as well design theatre technology and crafts.

The project comprises three aspects:

The Central Academy will act as a  host and will provide the logistics for the project.

The Education Commission will act as co-organizer and will provide it's network and expertise in organizing international educational projects.  

The project aims to reach mainly students  audience on two levels:


Time schedule

March  – May,  2011 –  Call for participation, sent  to the schools. Gathering information from the schools and work on  the web site of the project.

June 1st - July 15th,  2011 - submission of works for the exhibit. Entries should be send electronically to the Central Academy of Drama. Each school is invited to  submit between 8 and 30 pictures.

September, 2011 - The Central Academy will post to all participating schools a DVD with all entries, as well as  a selection of 30 paper prints to be displayed at the participating schools venues simultaneously with the opening of the exhibit in CADC  in October.

Second half of October (the exact dates to be confirmed very soon),  2011 - Exhibit of prints and program of lectures at the Central Academy in Beijing. 

Marina Raytchinova,
Chair OISTAT Education Commission