ZID connects art, culture and society by engaging creative talents of people as an engine for positive change. In the Balkans, the word ZID means ‘the wall’. For ZID it means: breaking through and tearing down the walls between people by means of theatre. ZID produces theatre productions together with local residents and professionals and is active in the field of community art, cultural participation and cultural education. From its home base in Amsterdam, ZID operates on the regional, national and international level. Besides performing in the Netherlands, ZID has toured in Europe, South America, the United States, and Morocco. Since 2003, ZID is based in its own venue in Amsterdam. Since then ZID has been creating performances, producing festivals and has been active in the field of community art, cultural education and cultural participation.