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Mittelyoung: Call for Theatre, Dance, Music and Circus Projects from Central Europe and the Balkans (Italy)

Theatre, music, dance, circus - open call 2024, under 30.

Now on its fourth edition, mittelyoung is an event by and for young people under 30, a window for a generation immersed in a century, the 21st, yet to be invented and written. The festival is based on an open call for projects from Italy, Central Europe and the Balkans, examined by a group of under 30 curators (curatores) appointed by Mittelfest in cooperation with some institutions and training bodies in Friuli Venezia Giulia region and SNG Nova Gorica (Slovenia).

Among the applications submitted, under the coordination of Mittelfest artistic direction, the group of curatores will select 9 projects (2 theatre, 2 music, 2 dance, 2 circus and one project that may belong to one of the above categories) to be showcased from 16-18 July 2024 in Cividale del Friuli.

Afterwards, among those 9 projects scheduled, the same group of curators together with the artistic direction will further select up to 3 shows to be re-scheduled during mittelfest Disordini (Disorders) from 20-22 July 2024.

The call is open to individuals and ensembles of up to 6 members, all under the age of 30. Applicants must be based in one of the following countries: Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, the Netherlands, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland and Ukraine.

Mittelfest will grant to each selected project an economic support (co-production contribution or cachet) up to 4000 EUR, which will be calculated on the basis of the number of people involved and the type of performance, including all social security and tax charges by law, as well as return travel and accommodation expenses. A similar grant will be made again for the 3 projects selected for mittelfest Disordini.


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