FRANCE – OPEN CALL “Bridging the Gap” [DEADLINE 28/04/2023 19:00 GMT+1]

Open call for artists/companies/collectives who work within the contemporary performing arts’ – dance, theatre, performance in urban/natural spaces, new circus, or hybrid/transdisciplinary forms – and take an interest in participatory artistic processes and or practices. Applicants should be living and working in France.

By applying to the Tandem “Bridging the Gap”, you will have the opportunity to develop a new creation coproduced in Tandem by Occitanie en Scène, together with Théâtre + Cinéma – Scène Nationale Grand Narbonne (France), Transversal, teaming up with the Municipality of Villanova i la Geltrú (Catalonia), and L’Arboreto – Teatro Dimora di Mondaino (Italy).

The coproduction entails a total of four, 11-15 days, research and creative residencies, to be held between February and October 2024, and presenting the final outcome in October 2024, in Narbonne and Villanova i la Geltrú.

Please consult the open call’s Terms & Conditions prior to submitting your application.

All applicants should be aware of the timeline of the Tandem “Bridging the Gap” and undertake to be available for participation in the dates specified in point “H. Timeline” of the Terms & Conditions. Should you not be available for participation when notified of your shortlisting, a runner-up will be appointed.

Note that all applications must be submitted in English (including complementary material/Portfolio). Only one application per artist/company/collective is accepted. No entry or administration fee is required. The person filling out the application is assumed to be the main contact person, as well as the legal representative. All fields in the form are mandatory. The jury will exclusively assess artistic profiles and their adequacy to Stronger Peripheries’ framework, no project proposal is expected. Consult the FAQs for more information.

This open call is promoted by Stronger Peripheries: A Southern Coalition, a large cooperation project co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.