3 February 2016

   Cristina Ghinea

18 weeks to the start of FITS 2016!

The 23rd edition of Sibiu International Theatre Festival (FITS) takes place in the period 10 -19 June 2016, under the title Building Trust.

„This is an option that is related to life, society, Europe, and the world we live. A world troubled by mistrust, dangers and threat. Bulding trust is precisely what FITS has been doing. The festival has created the premises for transforming the Sibiu theatre into a national theatre of European and worldwide magnitude, the engine for receiving the title of European Capital of Culture 2007, the main factor imposing artistic quality on Sibiu community, creating the international PhD Platform in Theatre and Performing Arts, The Open Market for Performances, all of which are arguments for bulding trust in a community. An example for the world to follow, based on quality, diversity and originality, as Eugenio Barba was saying in an interview, FITS is the most important cultural festival in the world”, Constantin Chiriac, FITS President.

FITS continues the tradition to bring to Sibiu one of newest and most important performances of the world, best rated directors, choreographers, and actors of the moment. Among this year’s artists coming to Sibiu, there is Tim Robbins, known to the Romanian audince mainly for his part in The Shawshank Redemption, top ranked by IMDb.
Tim Robbins, founder and Artistic Director of The Actor’s Gang, is attending FITS 2016 as director of the performance A Midsummer Night's Dream. The famous actor receives an honorary star on the Sibiu Walk of Fame on 18 June.

In the coming period, to the beginning of the Festival, we will be revealing inside information on what we can see at this year’s edition of th festival. For more exciting news, we invite you to follow our facebook page.