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Call for performance submissions: Between the Seas Festival of Mediterranean Perf. Arts 2012 (NYC)

Between the Seas Festival of Mediterranean Performing Arts (New York City, August 20-26th 2012)

We are pleased to announce that we are currently accepting submissions from performing artists from the Mediterranean and Mediterranean Diaspora as well as all artists whose work focuses in the region to be presented in Between the Seas Festival’s second edition (August 20-26th 2012) in New York City. The festival which had its inaugural edition in August 2011, aims at promoting contemporary Mediterranean culture and encouraging exchange between US based and Med-based performing artists. In our first edition we presented no less than 14 artists, 2 NYC and 2 US premieres and works representing Morocco, Algeria/France, Egypt, Israel, Spain, Italy, USA, Canada, Greece. For more information and to access the call for submissions, please visit:

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Aktina Stathaki graduated with honors from the National Theater of Greece where she worked with some of the country's most respected directors (Livathinos, Koniordou, Milivojevic). She holds a PhD in theater studies from the University of Toronto with a focus on contemporary South African theater. After moving to New York in 2010, she founded Between the Seas, the first festival in North America on contemporary performance from the Mediterranean. |
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