IUGTE is the non-governmental, non-profit organization founded in 2000 by the group of experts in the field of social science, culture and art.
The organization was established with the purpose of exploring the bridge between world theatre traditions and contemporary performing arts, developing international programmes, promoting multicultural dialogue, supporting the freedom of creative expression and tolerance through the acquaintance with the diversity of world traditions.
Its staff is a collaborative community of experts in the field of performing arts, social science, culture and arts management aiming to achieve the highest level of excellence in organizational work, research, teaching and creative endeavors.
Its programmes provide opportunities for intellectual, practical and experiential knowledge of the performing arts, a practical working knowledge of the craft, discipline, the critical thinking it requires, and a deep appreciation for the collaborative art of theatre.
Since 2000 IUGTE has carried out over fifty international performing arts conferences, training courses and collaboration projects in Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Great Britain, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Russia, Slovenia, Sweden and Ukraine.