Non-profit organisations, professional adult educators and volunteers working in the field of Social and Community Theatre, groups at high risk of social exclusion and segregation


Description of the EU standard professional profile of the Social Theatre Operator; training course for the Social Theatre Operator; methodological guidelines for validation, accreditation and certification at national level.


4 Joint Staff Training Events will be organised in partner countries to promote capacity building and the exchange of good practices: 1 training course in Spain and 3 Peer Learning Workshops (in Italy, Portugal and Poland).

About us

REcognition of the Social Theatre Operator as a professional to tackle the Risk of social Exclusion

The idea of “doing theatre” as a means to support different disadvantaged groups at risk of social exclusion is quite ancient

Objectives of the project

This project aims to promote cooperation and the exchange of good practices at European level and take advantage of the EU transparency and recognition tools to increase the training opportunities and employability of professionals working in the field of Social and Community Theatre

To promote the diffusion of Social and Community Theatre as an effective means for social inclusion of disadvantaged adult learners

To strengthen cooperation and facilitate the exchange of good practices in the field of non-formal education among partner organisations

To jointly develop and validate a training course addressed to SOCIAL THEATRE OPERATOR (STO)

To boost a process for the recognition and standardization at EU level of the SOCIAL THEATRE OPERATOR (STO)


Oltre le parole Onlus

Association ProSoc

Bielsko Artistic Association Grodzki Theatre

Magenta Consultancy


San Patrignano Community

Smashing Times International Centre for the Arts and Equality

Associated Partners

Università Roma Tre

Associazione San Patrignano Scuola e Formazione

Dire Fare Cambiare

Latest news

We could not help but give each other the gift of some photos and written feedback, as if it were a circle of thanks, of the October 29 day spent together, a precious gift for our readers as well. “I am delighted to have participated in […]
Since 2020, PELE has been working with a group from “Asas de Ramalde”, an institution based in Porto who works with people who have experienced substance use disorders. In late 2021 we began a Forum Theatre workshop with this group, integrated in a wider program promoted […]
Drawing on the experiences of the RESTORE project training, and on the strength of many years of experience in the field of training as well as the construction of networks of Social and Community Theatre Operators by Oltre le Parole onlus, the “Academy” project was born. […]

TO our

    “The European Commission support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents which reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein”

    Project number: 2019-1-IT02-KA204-063248