Scholarship programs for Ukrainian and Moldavian theatre makers
For Ukrainian theatre makers and performing arts professionals:
1. ETC European Theatre Academy, 5th – 9th July 2016, Festival d’Avignon
International artistic collaboration and theatre management
Master classes and workshops for theatre directors, managers and administrators, touring and theatre production managers
The ETC European Theatre Academy equips young theatre makers from both public theatre institutions and the independent performing arts sector with know-how and skills to internationalize their work environment, professionalize their international competences, and position their work in the international performing arts scene in Europe and beyond. The focus of the academy is to provide an overview on existing and proved cooperation forms and opportunities for international collaboration, considering both artistic and practical financial and legal aspects in the European context, embracing questions of funding and support, as well as language and translation.
Together with leading personalities and institutions in Europe, the Academy will offer emerging theatre directors and producers an important moment of reflection and exchange and a platform for professional networking. Participants of the European Theatre Academy are asked to bring concrete collaboration proposals and international project ideas that will be discussed and further developed as part of the master classes. International artists present at the Festival d’Avignon will meet with participants of the European Theatre Academy, sharing their work experience and give valuable insights.
View the preliminary program of the ETC European Theatre Academy 2016 on the ETC website by clicking here.
2. Scholarships at ETC member theatres in November 2016
Four-week scholarship including a meeting of all scholars at the Fast Forward Festival at Staatstheater Braunschweig in Germany from 24-27 November
As part of this year's project, a 4-week scholarship program to be realized in an ETC member theatre in Europe has been developed for Ukrainian theatre makers and cultural workers to exchange working experiences and establish important connections in the respective other country. 5 placements are available in theatres in Germany, Austria and Georgia. The intensive work program gives the selected scholar the possibility to discover the daily routine, working structures and artistic processes of a theatre in a foreign country. It will allow experiencing different working methods, to create new contacts and expand your professional relations.
As scholar you will join a production team and support the artistic / technical / administrative ensemble until the premiere or if part of a festival team, during the preparation phase. You will assist in the respective department to the creative process. In addition, a meeting of all scholars will take place from November 24 - 27, 2016 in the frame of the Fast Forward Festival at Staatstheater Braunschweig in Germany.
Be part of this unique opportunity and apply until the 21st August 2016!
Find the call for application and application form on the right.
For Ukrainian and Moldavian theatre makers:
3. Tbilisi International Festival of Theatre – Georgian Showcase, 4 – 8 October
Invitation to Kote Marjanishvili State Drama Theatre and Tbilisi International Festival of Theatre – Georgian Showcase
Workshops for Ukrainian and Moldavian artists and theatre makers
Established in 2009, Tbilisi International Festival of Theatre aims to attract creative, challenging and innovative artists, from the Far East to the Far West – it builds a bridge between European and Asian Theatre. The festival is a place of great discoveries of new theatre, artists, ideas and a place for the establishment of important relationships with new contacts and partners.
With its history of artistic collaborations, exchanges, invitations, tours and establishing new relations, the Georgian Showcase is one of the basic programs of Tbilisi International Festival of Theatre with the aim to promote Georgian theatre and its integration within the world cultural network. To a number of Georgian Companies and artists the Georgian Showcase is the opportunity to build new relationships, create co-productions, tours and exchange artists; while for international guests it is a discovery of new possibilities for their programming and future plans. The program includes theatre, new writing; movement and contemporary dance - new experiences and creative forms of making theatre in more than 25 performances from Tbilisi and its regions.
In the frame of the Georgian Showcase, 5 young artists and theatre makers from Ukraine and Moldavia are invited to participate in a scholarship program at the Tbilisi International Festival of Theatre to follow workshops, get an insight into the different festival direction areas and see the performances of both the Georgian Showcase and the International program
From 4th – 8th October 2016, the selected scholars have the opportunity to meet and establish important connections with theatre professionals from Georgia and other Eastern European countries, to exchange work experience and to work on further collaborations regarding a Ukrainian and Eastern European theatre showcase.
Download the call for application and application form on the right of this page.
With the support of the German Federal Foreign Office