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IT IS EASY TO QUIT

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TERRITORIЯ International Festival and School of
Contemporary Performing Arts and CENTRE FOR
HEALTHY YOUTH Charity Foundation

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  • 13/10/2014 —

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  • Directed by — 2013
  • Written by — 2076

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A special project of the TERRITORIЯ and the Centre for Healthy
Youth Charity Foundation is a rare but gaining in these latitudes
momentum practice called ‘social theatre’. Several people that
due to the Centre for Healthy Youth rehabilitation programs
got rid of all sorts of fatal addictions are brought together with
a group of contemporary theatre personalities to speak about
difficult path of rescue with their own words in an artistic form.
Living Spaces
A special TERRITORIЯ ’s project that continues to explore the
laws of interaction between theatrical action and the space
in which it exists. This year, three author’s teams are ‘landed’
in three different museums where, with just a few days of
rehearsals, the teams will prepare especially for the festival
sketches of performances that reflect the essence of that
frozen-in-time museum space.

The project is curated by Marat Gatsalov

The Centre for Healthy Youth
The Centre for Healthy Youth, established in 2005, deals with rehabilitation of the alcohol and drug addicted guys and girls. It has subsidiaries in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Germany, Bulgaria and Israel. Nowadays, it takes care of more than 700 guys on rehab. In 2011 the President of the Foundation was presented with Dmitry Medvedev’s Acknowledgement. Over the years the Centre contributed to creating and bringing back together more than 200 family couples, as well as to giving birth to more than 100 children. The Board of Trustees includes such renowned Russian personalities as Alexei Lysenkov, Igor Krutoi, Vera Brezhneva, Kseniya Rappoport, Pavel Derevyanko, Tatyana Lyutaeva, Agnija Ditkovskytė, Elizaveta Boyarskaya, Yuri Kolokolnikov, Armen Dzigarkhanyan and Yuli Gusman.

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