Opportunities

Opportunities: Open Call – Altofest 8th Ed. Naples (Naples, Italy) Deadline – 01/07/2018

alert regarding every attempt of imposing a depersonalized cultural proposal. A community that is able to recognize culture as a primary good, of which feeling a daily need. We try to insert a process athwart the several social elements of the urban fabric, putting them into dialogue. The connection is given by the foreign, external sight, that expresses itself in the plurality of artistic languages that are hosted in the festival. These semantic interferences give to the community the occasion of speaking to each other in a neutral language, meeting in a shared space for risking.

Opportunities: Open Call For Movement Research at the Judson Church Spring 2014 (NYC)

About the Program Movement Research at the Judson Church is a high visibility, low-tech forum on Monday nights throughout the fall/winter and spring seasons. Movement Research at the Judson Church supports experiments in performance rather than finished products. Proposals are reviewed by a rotating committee of artists. Applications must be submitted online by 11:59pm on September 30, 2013 Basic tech info/specs: There is only standard (non-theatrical) lighting and a sound system that plays cassette tapes CDs, and mp3 players. No other technical equipment will be available for use unless you provide and operate that equipment independently. The dance floor dimensions are 46’7” wide by 49’5” deep. This measurement does not include the altar, audience, or back of house. How To Apply Spring 2...

Opportunities: Open Call for ARTErra Artistic Residence in Portugal

ARTErra in Lobão da Beira, PORTUGAL is a rural art residency structure that  support and encourage artistic creation and production. Housed in a remarkably small rural village, you will find in ARTErra physical spaces and tools for the reception of the project / proposal of the artist or collective of different artistic disciplines. In addition to a house with several recreational areas and facilities, the ARTErra has a “creation yard” area where are the work spaces (sound studio and booth capturing, studio room, black & white box, glass room and atelier) framed by a garden, a small vegetable garden, an orchard and poultry. With privileged contacts with some institutions and companies try to enhance and ensure a artist in residency  to respond the needs and expectations of ...

Opportunities: The Black Box International Theatre and Dance Festival (Bulgaria)

The “Black Box” International Festival is held each year from May 31 to June 10 in the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The festival presents original, challenging Bulgarian and international chamber plays, monodramas and dance performances, in addition to organizing seminars and workshops. Artists from Bulgaria, Germany, Israel, Brazil, Iran, Switzerland, Colombia, Greece, Russia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, France, Canada, Spain, Chile, USA, Turkey, Netherlands, Great Britain, Belgium and South Korea have taken part in the festival over the years. The “Black Box” IF is organized by the Black Box Foundation, in partnership with the Municipality of Plovdiv, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria, the National Culture Fund, and the Ancient Plovdiv Municipal Institute. Bulgaria’s foreign emba...

Opportunities: Sundance Institute Theatre Lab (USA)

Sundance Institute 2014 Theatre Lab July 7-27, 2014 The deadline for submission is November 15, 2013 at 12:00AM EST. Applicants will be notified after April 15, 2014. Participants must be available for the entire length of the Theatre Lab (July 7-27, 2014). Eligibility The Theatre Lab welcomes applications for projects at any stage of development. Submitted work cannot have been previously produced, but may have received prior workshops or readings. In addition, projects scheduled to start rehearsals before October 27, 2014 are not eligible due to our agreement with Actors’ Equity Association. Commissioned work is eligible for submission; however, playwrights must obtain written permission from their commissioning organization prior to applying. Playwrights, directors, composers, ens...

Opportunities: Dance Residency at L’L (Brussels, BE)

Application for residency L’L is based on a simple but unequivocal principle: there is a radical incompatibility between the imperatives of production and freedom of research. Therefore, those proposals which are too close to production issues or already have a creation date will be systematically rejected. In the same logic, L’L residency research projects for which a creation date might fall during the process, will have their residency questioned. In practical terms, the application dossier aims to highlight theissues/questions/research wishes, while including the CV or biography of the carrier(s) of this research project. Applications can be send to contact@llasbl.be. L’L can only accommodate a limited number of residents. The period residents spend at L’L is neither ...

Opportunities: Inside/Out Participants & Artist Submissions at Jacob’s Pillow (Becket, MA)

The 2014 Jacob’s Pillow runs June 18 – August 24, 2014. The deadline to apply to perform at the 2014 Festival is October 31, 2103. Performances take place at The Marcia and Seymour Simon Performance Space on the outdoor Henry J. Leir Stage. Both the audience and performers are surrounded by nature and the stunning backdrop of the Berkshire Hills. Performances are free and open to the public. They are geared toward educating audiences about dance in an informal way, giving the opportunity to all people, regardless of their financial means, to experience dance. The audience is seated on low wooden benches or bring their own chairs. The audience is comprised of both dance aficionados who come to Jacob’s Pillow on a regular basis, as well as newcomers. Inside/Out attracts a m...

Opportunities: Ultima Vez and Wim Vandekeybus Auditions (Lisbon/Brussels/Seoul)

Ultima Vez and Wim Vandekeybus are looking for very different types of highly skilled technical dancers with a strong theatrical aura. You can be an extremely trained contemporary or classical dancer with lots of experience or have a professional circus background. But what’s very important is that you have acting skills for an active creation with a lot of personal input.   Candidates should be available full-time for rehearsals and touring from January 2014 onwards   Audition Lisbon 1st selection: Saturday 28th of September 2nd selection: Sunday 29th of September   Where? Teatro Maria Matos Avenida Frei Miguel Contreiras 52, 1700-213 Lisbon, Portugal How? Please send your CV before September 25th to Catarina Ferreira:producao@teatromariamatos.pt – phone: +351 218 438...

Opportunities: Open Call for White Building/EyeBeam Residency (London/NYC)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: All applications must be received by 12PM (noon) on September 13, 2013. Applicants will be informed of their application status by late November, 2013. RESIDENCY SUMMARY: The 5-month residency will begin in mid January (negotiable start date) of 2014 and run through June of 2014, the first half of the time will be spent at The White Building, London and the second half at Eyebeam, New York. The resident will receive a stipend (London: £2,000, New York: $5,000) to be paid out over the course of the residency in connection with the achievement of specific milestones. In addition, travel between London and New York will be covered, and housing will be provided in London. The resident will not receive automatic housing in New York but will receive assistance in locating t...

Opportunities: Call For Proposals Imagetanz 2014 (Vienna, Austria)

A festival for choreography, performance and care  WHO CARES?  Open call for artistic projects to be realized as part of imagetanz 2014 at brut Wien. imagetanz festival is a platform for radical and playful proposals, interested in finding the moment when choreography and society clash, ideally with the greatest willingness to take risks. Acting as a support structure for local artistic production for over 20 editions, imagetanz is eager to explore different means of support and for the first time in its history, announces an open call for proposals for emerging artists living and working in Austria. Alongside international guest performances and cooperations, projects selected through the call will form the core of the festival program. A call for solidarity or a manifest of indifference?...

Opportunities: The Harvestworks New Works Residency (NYC)

New Works Residency 2013/14 http://www.harvestworks.org/new-works-residency/ Application Deadline October 6, 2013 The Harvestworks New Works is a national program that offers American artists (US-residents) commissions of up to $5000 to make a new work in our Technology, Engineering, Art and Music (TEAM) lab. Each artist receives up to a $2000 artist fee with the balance of the award used for rehearsal and other TEAM lab activities. The artist works with a team comprised of Harvestworks’ Project Manager and consultants, technicians or instructors. To start your application, please visit this link:http://harvestworks.slideroom.com/ New works may include multiple channel audio or video installations, interactive performance systems, data visualization or projects involving hardware hacking, ...

Opportunities: The MAP Grant (USA)

The MAP Fund is founded on the principle that experimentation drives human progress, no less in art than in science or medicine. MAP supports artists, ensembles, producers and presenters whose work in the disciplines of contemporary performance embodies this spirit of exploration and deep inquiry. MAP is particularly interested in supporting work that examines notions of cultural difference or “the other,” be that in class, gender, generation, race, religion, sexual orientation or other aspects of diversity. Monday, September 9, 2013: Online Letter of Inquiry Application Open Friday, October 4, 2013, 5:00 PM EST: Online Letter of Inquiry Application Deadline Week of November 4, 2013: Notification of Invite for Full Proposal Monday, December 9, 2013, 5:00 PM EST: Deadline for Fu...