AMAT in English
Amat/Associazione Marchigiana per le Attività Teatrali was founded in 1976.
Amat is the public interest body that, along with local administrations, is aimed at scheduling, planning, promoting and managing the theatrical activities of drama and dance, and promotes the education of the audience of the performing arts in the Italy's Marche region.
The activity includes seasons, festivals, reviews of drama and ballet/dance - both classic and contemporary -, youth and school theater, and educational initiatives for the youngest audiences of theatres.
Recognized and funded by the MiBAC (Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities) and Administration of Marche Region Amat has as main partners 69 Town Councils of the Marche region, 4 Provincial Administrations, 1 Mountain Community Administration, Azienda Speciale Teatri di Civitanova, Civitanova Marcheand the Administration of Marche Region.
Amat is funded on the basis of its documented and executed activities by the MiBAC – Fund for Performing Arts; by the Regione Marche, through Regional Laws, and by associative fees from above-mentioned Public Administrations.
As part of a nation-wide project aimed at promoting and disseminating theatrical culture, with particular attention paid to Italian drama, Amat operates in a regional territory with little less than 1.5 million inhabitants where there are almost 100 functioning and well-organized small historical theaters, often situated a short distance from one another. Amat's role is of primary importance and is often used as a model in Italy and abroad for the quantity and quality of its activities.
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AMAT Associazione Marchigiana Attività Teatrali
corso Mazzini 99 60121 Ancona - Italy
ph. +39 071 2075 880, + 39 071 2075 326
fax +39 071 54813