The Slovenian Theatre Institute cooperates and connects with similar institutions in Slovenia and abroad, both through its existing international network of partners and through establishing new connections and gaining new partners, cooperating with professionals from the same field of work, and through exchanging knowledge and good practices.
In the period between 2008 and 2010, we cooperated with theatre institutes and museums from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia as part of the Culture 2000. Together, we prepared an ambitious international project TACE – Theatre Architecture in Central Europe. Between 2012 and 2017, we cooperated with five museums from Austria, Denmark, Germany, Poland, and the United Kingdom to create the acknowledged traveling exhibition The History of Europe – Told by its Theatres under the patronage of the Association of Historic Theatres in Europe – Perspectiv and with the financial support of the Culture program. Under Perspectiv, we are also participating in the project The European Route of Historic Theatres.
The Institute is currently participating in several international projects. It is the leading partner in the project Classics in the Graphic Novel: A pilot model of new high school culture education through graphic novels, in which the Institute together with partners from Poland (Adam Mickiewicz Institute) and Slovakia (The Theatre Institute Bratislava) and in cooperation with artists and high schools focuses on the development of a innovative, interdisciplinary culture and arte education in high school pilot model based on selected european drama classics realised in the graphic novel. The project is supported by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.
Among others the Institut is also included in Reclaimed Avant-garde project in which the Institute and its partners from Central and Eastern Europe research and interpret the historical avant-garde in theatre; an international project with partners from Eastern and Northern Europe on the topic of theatre photography; a project with partners from Eastern Europe and the United States that will result in an anthology of dramatic texts of young European drama writers. The Slovenian Theatre Institute is also planning new bilateral cooperation with foreign partners and connecting with international associations in the same field. Since 2019 the Institute is a member in international associations ENCIPA (European Network of Information Centres for the Performing Arts) and SIBMAS (International Association of Libraries, Museums, Archives and Documentation Centres of the Performing Arts).
The Slovenian Theatre Institute publishes a bi-monthly journal in English called Slovenian Theatre News to inform its partners and the public of current events on Slovenian theatre stages and the plans that Slovenian producers have for the future.