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Norman Armour presents at the Atelier for Young Festival Managers, Singapore 2011

May 26, 2011

“The true role of a festival is to help artists to dare, to engage in new projects…” – Atelier motto

PuSh Festival Executive Director Norman Armour was a guest presenter and lecturer at the 2011 Atelier for Young Festival Managers in Singapore–a professional development workshop with an emphasis on the artistic aspects of festival management, including artistic vision, political and social responsibility, internationalization, networking, renewal and sustainability.

He was joined by Atelier Mentors & Presenters:
Hugo DE GREEF: Former EFA Secretary General (2004-2008) General Manager Brugge European Capital of Culture 2002 Founder and former director Kaaitheater, Brussels, Belgium.
Rose FENTON: Co-Initiator network Theatre Festivals in Transition FIT Co-Founder LIFT – London International Festival of Theatre, London, United Kingdom.
Nele HERTLING: Member of Strategy Group, A Soul for Europe, Berlin, Germany Former Director Hebbel-Theatre, Berlin, Germany General Manager Berlin European Capital of Culture 1988.
Grace LANG: Programme Director Hong Kong Arts Festival Society, Hong Kong, China.
Ching –Lee GOH: Founder and Director CultureLink, Singapore Former Director Singapore Arts Festival.
Robyn ARCHER: Creative Director The Centenary of Canberra (2013), Australia. Artistic Director The Light in Winter, Melbourne, Australia
Bernard FAIVRE D’ARCIER: Vice-president Les Biennales de Lyon Former director Festival d’Avignon, France.
Gérard MORTIER: General director Teatro Real, Madrid, Spain. Former director Salzburger Festspiele, Austria. Former director Ruhr Triennale, Germany.
Carla VAN ZON: Artistic Director Auckland Arts Festival, New Zealand. Former Director Creative New Zealand.
Seok Kyu CHOI: Founder and Executive Producer AsiaNow Productions, Jongno-gu, South Korea.

Photo: Seok Kyu Choi and Norman Armour

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