The Freedom Bus - Community Theatre

by The Freedom Theatre
Dec 16, 2013

The Freedom Theatre's magic (un)wrapped - The power of YOU!

Storytelling at its best.
Storytelling at its best.

How often do we ask ourselves just how much difference we can really make? Here is to the power of YOU, and the world of a difference you make.

Whilst you are familiar with most of the inspiring and sublime work The Freedom Theatre is doing, and whilst some of you might even have visited us in beautiful Jenin -  how much do you know about who is behind all those magnificent and life-changing projects? Who is pulling the strings to make the magic happen? About time you found out and so we figured, it's time for a little "behind the scenes" update! And even if you don't have a chance to come to Jenin - this is The Freedom Theatre coming to you!

   “Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.”

                  ~ Alphonse Karr 

Today I proudly present a very special rose - Fidaa Ataya, our very talented, outstanding Storyteller and Drama Pedagogue at The Freedom Theatre.

Fidaa is a one in a million talent, she mesmerizes not only children but even any grown-up around! She captivates her young audience like no other and for the duration of her performances everybody finds themselves whisked away into a magical world of wondrous and engaging stories...

Anyone who is lucky enought to see Fidaa in action will find themselves not too surprised after all, that a wonderful place such as Palestine, filled with so many deserving children  should have their very own Mary Poppins!

Through art and through story, children can see, that aside from the way of power, there are other ways to see the world. Those who oppress us and make us feel fear, feel fear themselves. It's an image of wholeness through which we begin to be free. And for about one hour children are exactly just that - children.

By supporting The Freedom Theatre, you are enabling people like Fidaa to not only live out her passion and pursue her dream, but work her magic from which so many children benefit. And given that you are a highly esteemed supporter, you should be VERY proud and give yourself a big round of applause!!

Fidaa is one of the many shining stars and wonders that The Freedom Theatre harbours, for more pictures of her work and the stories of our other projects, connect with us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to be sure you won't miss the latest updates!
Donate today, be part of and contribute to happy endings and new chapters!
Much love as always,
The Freedom Theatre Team
The audience is loving every minute of it!
The audience is loving every minute of it!
We will never forget.
We will never forget.
Hakawati is very popular, a true crowd magnet!
Hakawati is very popular, a true crowd magnet!



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The Freedom Theatre

Location: Jenin, Palestine - Palestine
Website: http:/​/​
The Freedom Theatre
Project Leader:
Jonatan Stanczak
Jenin, Occupied Palestine Palestine

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