Association Divadelná Nitra together with its partners
Arts and Theatre Institute, Czech Republic,
Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute, Poland,
Trafó – House of Contemporary Arts, Hungary,
Theatre Institute Bratislava, Slovakia
and East European Performing Arts Platform, Poland
announce an open call for young theatre professionals from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Ukraine and Slovakia to take part in
the V4@THEATRE – DIVADELNÁ NITRA 2015 RESIDENCY.
The residency is made possible thanks to support from the International Visegrad Fund. 6-day residency under the mentorship of Patrice Pavis (France) at the Divadelná Nitra International Theatre Festival 2015 open to young theatre critics, theatre directors and dramaturges from the Visegrad Group countries and Ukraine and up to 35 years of age.
Dates of residency: 24 – 30 September 2015
Location: Nitra, Slovakia
Deadline for applications: 30 August 2015
Number of selected participants: 10 from 5 countries – Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Ukraine
V4@Theatre – Divadelná Nitra 2015 Residency is a creative hub for young theatre professionals (critics, directors, dramaturges) who will, under the leadership of internationally acclaimed theatre theorist and critic Patrice Pavis (France), attend the 24th edition of the Divadelná Nitra Festival. Participants will follow all performances of the main programme and selected performances of the accompanying programme. For 6 days, they will work together with Mr Pavis as their mentor, mediator and facilitator.
The participants will be tasked to prepare and make a presentation about the current situation in the performing arts scene in their country (topics will be announced in advance by Mr Pavis and the Divadelná Nitra), to write at least three articles which can take the form of reviews / articles about the Divadelná Nitra performances and programme or interviews with artists presented at the Festival for the V4@Theatre website. They will attend and participate in public talks with selected artists and each day they will work with Mr Pavis, discussing and reflecting on the productions they have seen. Some of the presentations and discussions of the V4@Theatre participants will be open to public – theatre professionals and students attending the festival.
This year´s Divadelná Nitra is featuring the theme: EMPATHY – Sharing and Giving
Check out the preliminary programme of Divadelná Nitra 2015
To apply, submit a motivation letter and your professional bio in English language to the project partner in your country no later than 30 August 2015:
Czech Republic: Arts and Theatre Institute: Barbora Doležalová: firstname.lastname@example.org
Poland: Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute: Anna Galas – email@example.com
Hungary: Trafó – House of Contemporary Arts: Beáta Barda: firstname.lastname@example.org
Slovakia: Theatre Institute Bratislava: Martina Kotláriková: email@example.com
Ukraine: East European Performing Arts Platform: Joanna Wichowska: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can find more info in the attached open call, and you can find the application form also under.