Connect, National conference on contemporary writing in the theatre is an annual meeting organised by ARTCENA..
The evening of the awards ceremony of the Grand Prizes of Dramatic Literature and Youth Dramatic Literature is accompanied since 2018 by a forum for reflection around contemporary writing organised by ARTCENA in partnership with the Conservatoire national supérieur d’art dramatique and France Culture.
This annual meeting, baptised Connect-Conférence nationale sur les écritures contemporaines pour le théâtre, for one afternoon invites all those who work in this industry – authors, translators, directors, actors, program directors, publishers, reading committees, support program directors, booksellers, educators, librarians and journalists.
The first edition of Connect took place on 15 October, 2018 and was titled “From the act of writing to meeting with the public”. Professionals in the industry were invited to speak, debate and exchange about the cooperations that they had initiated, the innovative ways of creating and engaging with the public, in order to imagine new ways of solidarity and to reinforce the presence of the author in our society.
Connect#2 will take place on October 14, 2019, from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm, at the CNSAD, in addition to the Grand Prize ceremony.