What is Escena Erasmus?
Escena Erasmus is a European drama project with it’s headquarters within the University of Valencia, promoted by the Vice-rectorate of Culture and Equality, of International Co-Operation for the General Foundation of the University of Valencia which is devised and directed by CRIT Theatre Company.
The participants of Escena Erasmus are mainly Erasmus students on their year abroad. The intentions of the project is to make the most of the creative potential of students spending a year in a different European city and boost the cultural scenes of these cities. Escena Erasmus offers these students acting and performance classes which result in a final show.
The main objective of Escena Erasmus is to encourage the growth of the Erasmus Scene Network, which is a network of European universities permitting the creation and interchange of cultural experiences with Erasmus students alongside local students. Currently, Escena Erasmus is achieving success within the universities of Marburg in Germany, Padova and Cagliari in Italy.
To promote the European co-operation of young people and to improve the communicative competence and capacity of the students who participate.
To implement innovative practical activities which enable a higher quality of education within the fields of informal learning and youth work.
To expand Escena Erasmus to other European universities whilst consolidating the University of Valencia as the headquarters of this network, encouraging an exchange that works towards a shared learning European space.
To champion a real European integration embedding the project with a cultural input based on the theatre experiences of young European students.