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On tour

Over the last ten years, MIF has worked closely with other cultural organisations around the world, collaborating creatively and financially to make ambitious, international projects possible and create opportunities for productions to be seen internationally. We are therefore delighted that so many of our shows are currently on tour, with many more still to be announced. Here’s what MIF is up to around the globe…

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Everything that happened and would happen

Trailblazer for The Factory


Part-performance, part-construction site, Everything that happened and would happen by composer Heiner Goebbels is a re-enactment of history, always on the verge of collapse – only to be rebuilt as if nothing had happened.

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Returning to Reims invited to prestigious Theatertreffen 2018

MIF is delighted to announce that Returning to Reims (Rückkehr nach Reims) has been invited to the Berliner Theatertreffen 2018, the prestigious festival showcasing...

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The Factory

MIF will be the operator for The Factory, creating a year-round programme of work and running the building, which is due to open 2020. The Factory will give audiences the opportunity to enjoy the broadest range of art forms and cultural experiences – including dance, theatre, music, opera, visual arts, spoken word, popular culture and innovative contemporary work incorporating multiple media and technologies. Artists from across the world will be invited to create new work in the building’s extraordinary spaces.

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