Between the Seas Festival - call for artists

Between the Seas Festival of Mediterranean performing arts invites submissions to its second edition (August 20-26th 2012 at the Wild Project).

Between the Seas Festival of Mediterranean Performing arts is excited to announce an open call for submissions in the fields of dance, theater and music from performing artists of the Mediterranean and Mediterranean diaspora as well as artists with a working interest in the Mediterranean region. The festival, which aims at promoting contemporary Mediterranean culture and encouraging exchange between Mediterranean and US-based artists, is interested in programming short or full length formats, works in progress or full productions, new or previously staged performances, original works and adaptations.

The deadline for submissions is March 1st 2012.

For more information and to access the submissions guidelines interested artists may visit www.betweentheseas.org.

In its first edition in August 2011 Between the Seas presented 14 artists, including two NYC and two US premieres, and performances representing Morocco, France/Algeria, Egypt, Israel, US, Greece, Canada, Italy and Spain. The Festival is produced by Les Manouches Theater under the artistic direction of Aktina Stathaki. The Wild Project theater that will host the festival for the second time is a beautiful 87- seat black box theater, with state of the art facilities, eco-friendly, located in the beautiful and vibrant neighborhood of the East Village in the heart of New York City.
For inquiries and information please contact: lesmanouchestheatre@gmail.com