Wednesday, June 13, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT: St. Petersburg World Congress

Magic Hour: St. Petersburg
The 29th World Congress of the International Association of Theatre Critics (AICT-IATC), which was postponed when the host withdrew its offer a few months ago due to lack of funding, will now be held in St. Petersburg, Russia, November 13 through 17 to coincide with the festivities of the Europe Theatre Prize.

ATCA, the US section of IATC will send two delegates with the association providing partial funding. Those delegates should be members who have been active in ATCA matters over the past two years.

Due to the short deadline for American citizens to receive an appropriate visa to attend the event, American Theatre Critics Association members are requested to contact ATCA vice chair Brad Hathaway (Brad [at] to express interest in serving as one of two delegates representing the American section of IATC.

Our Russian counterparts need to receive official visa application information by June 30, 2018, which will include a registration form they have provided, a copy of the applicant's passport, and other relevant information. In order to be considered, potential participants MUST express interest to Brad Hathaway by Sunday, June 17, 2018, in order to receive full consideration by ATCA's executive committee.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants' passports must not have an expiration date before June 2019.