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... a word from the Treasurer:

Hello all,

My name is Meg, I am the new Treasurer for the Magdalena Project and my first task has been to update our donation process, so I am here to explain the new system to you!

All donations go towards the hosting and maintenance of this website as well as the domain name registration. 

video performance


Documentation of the work of Josefina Báez has recently been added to the Latino Arts and Activisms Collection at Columbia University. The archive includes photographs of her work and tours and her own photography, as well as documentation of the work of her theatre company, Ay Ombe Theater, and her students and collaborators.

Cora Herrendorf
26 November 1949 - 31 January 2023

Revered mbira player Stella Chiweshe, who performed and gave workshops at several Magdalena festivals, has died.

Pete Brooks 1948-2023

Some of you may remember Pete Brooks, who sadly passed away on New Years day.

In the very first Magdalena Festival in Cardiff in 1986, the budget for which was tiny, Pete built a restaurant in a room in Chapter Arts Centre and provided 3 meals a day for 3 weeks for 35 women from across the globe.

Call for contributions

Call for contributions to a new series of four volumes on women's innovation in theatre, dance and performance.

Liebe Freunde und Freundinnen von Theater Unikate,
ich wünsche euch Gesundheit 
und den unbedingten Willen,
den Herausforderungen 
unserer Zeit -
ach, so viele sind es - 
immer wieder aufs Neue 

Italian below

Saturday the 26th of November I gave back the key of Særkærparken 144, Holstebro, Denmark.
Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium-Odin Teatret, the theatre where I arrived in 1976, is no longer my home.
With Odin Teatret and Eugenio Barba, I officially leave Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium on the 1st of December 2022.