circusnext PLaTFoRM 2019-2021 > Open call for projects

Circus creators can apply for this European program that aims at identifying singular and creative emerging circus creators and at supporting their creation processes and touring opportunities.

What the programme will support:

  • Support throughout your creation process with: creation residencies, work-in-progress presentations, follow-up by circusnext team and platform members.

  • High visibility, networking and touring opportunities.

  • A creation grant and public presentations in Paris (for laureates only)

Who can apply

  • emerging circus creators (see details below)

  • residents in Europe and over 18 years old

  • individuals or company (no legal structure required when applying)

  • not currently studying in a circus school (but no circus degree required)

  • previous laureates of Jeunes Talents Cirque / circusnext awards are not eligible (circusnext 2018-2019 shortlisted are not eligible either)

What projects

  • a circus creation in progress

  • no premiere planned in Europe before the Public Presentations in Paris

Where can one apply

  • only in one European country listed here

  • in the country where the project is most ”rooted”

Applicants can apply:

  • with first or second professional creation if you apply in France, Belgium, United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, the Netherlands

  • with first, second or third professional creation if you apply in all other eligible European countries

  Applicants must:

  • not have received any important creation subsidy from a public body for any of their creation(s)

  • not have toured significantly at European/international level with their previous creation(s)

Deadline: 7 June 2019

Find all details online