Understanding OISTAT – Network of Global Theatre Professionals

Price: 15 Euros
(English/Chinese Bilingual)

“If you want to know something about theatre, ask OISTAT. Don’t Google it, OISTAT it.” 
—Bert Determann, General Director of Rotterdamse Schouwburg

“[OISTAT] is a leader and innovator in the theatre world.”
-Chou Tung-Yen, WSD2013 Interactive and New Media Awards Winner

Are you still not getting what an international organization is? Are you still wondering what OISTAT is and what OISTAT does? Here is your best solution!

Understanding OISTAT – Network of Global Theatre Professionals is the best, most easy-to-read guidebook to peek into the international theatre organization – OISTAT. OISTAT, as a communication hub for the international theatre community since 1968, aims to generate and promote ongoing exchange of knowledge, international collaborations, and experimentations. 

This book details OISTAT’s organizational structure, operations, activities, its transitions and challenges. It provides insights into its past and future. While revealing challenges many international NGOs face, it further offers suggestions in evolving with the ever-changing world. The book includes a complete record of OISTAT leadership, significant milestones, international activities and projects that will prove as a valuable resource for the worldwide theatre community. 

OISTAT Headquarters as a moving entity has traveled from Prague, Amsterdam, and now to Taipei. With the advantage of being in a Mandarin-speaking country, this book was able to be composed in both English and Chinese, in order to serve broader readers.

As the only international NGO with a migrating Headquarters, through this book, you will see the transformation of the organization, the every-day works, the challenges and opportunities. The interviews with international theatre professionals are also featured, revealing the true face of OISTAT.

Following are the steps for ordering OISTAT Publications:

  1. Please fill the order form.

    In the order form, please specify your organization, name, contact information, and versions/volumes requested.
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  2. You will receive invoice along with shipping cost.

    After receiving the order, OISTAT Headquarters will mail you the invoice with shipping cost.

  3. Please pay the amount via Bank Transfer or online.

    (1) Bank Transfer
    Mega International Commercial Bank Co., LTD, Taipei Taiwan
    SWIFT Code: icbctwtp
    Bank Address: 100 Chi-lin Road, Taipei 10424, Taiwan R.O.C.
    Bank Tel: 886-2-25633156
    Account Name: International Organization of Scenographers, Theatre Architects and
    Technicians (OISTAT)
    Account Number: 007-53-07082-6

    ※ Please ask your bank to charge OISTAT’s account for the cost of transfer. You might still expect service charge from your bank

    (2) Pay Online with Credit Card
    ※ Please make your payment AFTER receiving invoice along with shipping cost

  4. We will send you your order

    Upon receiving your payment, OISTAT Headquarters will send you your order immediately.
    Please contact headquarters@oistat.org for purchase details.