1-9 July.Taipei, Taiwan
We are looking forward to meeting you here.


Welcome our new partner, Goethe-Institut Taipei!

23 March, 2017

We are pleased to announce our newest partnership with the Goethe-Institut Taipei. The Goethe-Institut Taipei supports German designers and artists to participant in WSD2017 Exhibition and Scenofest. Giving us the opportunity to see their amazing works and performance in WSD2017.

The countdown is on: 100 days until WSD2017

22 March, 2017

There are just 100 days to go until the World Stage Design 2017 gets start in Taipei! Today we roll out a new-look homepage and release a new web page “Scenofest”.

Call for Presentations - Costume Research Seminar: Thinking Costume

21 March, 2017

The Thinking Costume seminar is part of WSD2017 Scenofest. It will be held on July 6-7. The call for presentations is now open until April 5.

Call for WSD2017 Volunteers! Online application extended until April 10

20 March, 2017

We are seeking enthusiastic and self-motivated volunteers who are interested in theatre and performance. Experience in any related aspect of technical theater is a plus.
The online submission extends to April 10, 2017. Please do not miss the chance to join us, we are looking forward to meeting you in Taipei!

WSD2017 Exhibition Highlight

08 March, 2017

World Stage Design is the first and only designer-based exhibition to showcase and celebrate theatre designs from individual designers. It continues to attract more and more designers. But what is interesting in WSD2017 Exhibition? Let our selection jury tell you what they saw!

Update-Important Dates & Deadlines

20 February, 2017

The WSD2017 Exhibition and Scenofest will take place at the Taipei National University of the Arts in Taipei from 1 July to 9 July, 2017. Please note the important dates.

Submission for WSD2017 Exhibitors of selected entries opens!

15 December, 2016

The finalists of WSD2017 Exhibition are required to submit the online application for the exhibition in WSD2017 and to take responsibility for bringing their work to Taipei to be included in display. The online application is now available. Please complete your submission and pay admission fee before 15 January, 2017(24:00, UTC+8:00).

WSD2017 Exhibition finalists announced!

09 December, 2016

The jury's selections for the WSD2017 Exhibition have been announced. The jury chose 120 entries for the WSD2017 Professional Designers Exhibition and 60 entries for the WSD2017 Emerging Designers Exhibition, for a total of 180 designs to be displayed from 149 designers across 36 countries. The finalists are required to submit the online application for the exhibit in WSD2017. Please complete your submission before the deadline.

2017 Technical Invention Prize Submission Opens

17 May, 2016

The Technical Invention Prize (TIP) is awarded to the technicians working in theatre or any part of the entertainment industry who make gadgets, devices or basically simple and smart solutions for theatre. The call for 2017 TIP entries opens from December 1, 2016, to March 30, 2017. The TIP exhibition and the award ceremony will be held at World Stage Design 2017.

Announcement of the 10th OISTAT Theatre Architecture Competition 2017

07 November, 2016

The 10th Theatre Architecture Competition 2017 is generously supported by the Hsinchu City government of Taiwan, including the international symposium, jury meeting and exhibition in Hsinchu City in March/April 2017, and will then be shown at World Stage Design 2017 at Taipei National University of the Arts from 1-9 July 2017, where selected entries will be exhibited and the cash prizes awarded.

Come join Sound Kitchen 2017 in Taipei

21 July, 2016

World Stage Design and the Sound Design Group call composers, sound designers, & sound artists to join Sound Kitchen 2017 in Taipei, July 4-6, 2017. (Photo by Miroslav Halada at Sound Kitchen PQ 2011)

Thank You for Your Submission

19 October, 2016

We have received a total of 660 entries for the WSD Exhibition and 138 performance applications for Scenofest from 60 countries across five continents. The Selection Jury and the WSD Executive Committee will curate these two categories and the finalists will be announced by December 20.