The Sustainable Theatre Artist was a two-year pedagogical project aiming at artistic, professional and societal sustainability of future theatre and performing artists. The project was inspired by the challenge an artist must rise to – how to make meaningful art within the parameters of the professional field, the world around us and our planet and how to interact in an intelligent, resourceful and responsible way with our society in different cultural contexts.

The project aim was to raise an awareness among future theatre and performing artists on:

  • how to sustain the arts in society

  • how to sustain one owns artistic practice

  • how the performing arts can contribute to social and ecological change

It also aimed at providing practical tools to carry out artistic projects with sustainable focus, create strategies and develop sustainable artistic methods.

The project contained:

  • Monthly online lecture series hosted by the participating schools.
    Academic year 2017-2018.

  • Series of express courses on sustainability.
    Academic year 2017-2018.

  • A big intensive course that can host up to 100 students working in groups of 10 for a week on sustainable projects with a correlating sustainable forum.
    in August 2018 in Vilnius.

  • A pedagogical seminar for teachers on teaching environment that supports sustainability in February 2019.