Small size, big citizens
A European project involving 17 theaters and cultural centers
in Europe devoting their artistic research to children, in order to share and develope their specific skills and know-how in the performing arts for early childhood.
The network disseminate a culture for children, considering art as a means to build relationships and links between countries, citizens and generations.
Within the theatrical seasons there are various activities promoted by the project:
> The Small size showcase
section, which this year features over one hundred replicas for children aged 0 to 6, spans the entire season.
> From 26 to 28 January, the Small size days
, three days dedicated to early childhood in the countries that join the Small size network with many activities for children from 1 to 6 years, to remember that "art is not a question of age , but of curiosity ".
> Visioni di futuro, visioni di teatro...
the international festival of theater and culture for early childhood, will take place from 23 February to 4 March 2018
at the Teatro Testoni Ragazzi, and this year will have three important focus: dance for the very small
, at the center of shows and meetings; the conclusion of the Indian Open Window path
, the mentoring project launched in 2014, with the presentation of two productions; the Wide Eyes productions
, the co-production project that characterizes Small size, Performing Arts for Early Years. The idea, born from the image of children's eyes, wide open to the world, led to the creation of 15 shows for early childhood.
"Small size, Performing Arts for Early Years", of which La Baracca - Testoni Ragazzi was project-leader, was the 2014-2018 project of the Small size network, supported by the "Creative Europe" Program of the European Union
Find out the books and workbooks (in Italian and English) about our experience with early years audience.
Discover the ongoing projects and European projects of La Baracca - Testoni Ragazzi.