East European Performing Arts Platform (EEPAP) supports the
development of contemporary performing arts (dance and theatre)
in 18 countries of Central and Eastern Europe.

Call for Submissions: Young Contemporary Performing Arts Festival "Presente Futuro" 2019


The 14th edition of the International Festival  “Presente Futuro”, which will take place from the 23rd to the 25th of May 2019, is accepting submissions. The festival, organized by Teatro Libero of Palermo (Italy), includes several awards addressed to the young contemporary performing artists (theatre, dance, dance theatre, physical theatre, performance), aiming at showing and promoting the emerging European scene. The festival seeks to support the contemporary creation through international connections, production support, residencies and the comparison with different realities and people coming from different countries.

The call is directed to single artists, companies and team coming from EU countries and preferably under 35 that will propose a project of performing arts not shorter than 20 minutes.
The admission will be decided by the artistic direction of Teatro Libero according to the quality and the coherence of the project in relation to the goals of the Festival.

The Festival includes workshops, meetings, exchanges and “Presente Futuro Prize”, a prize money with a recidency and the chance, for the winning company, to show the long version of the project during Presente Futuro 2020. Besides the possibility of taking part in FITT Festival in Terragona (Spain) in 2019, other awards will be assigned, such as international residencies thanks to the partnership with the festival Between The Seas (Greece) and San Materno Theatre in Ascona (Switzerland) or money prizes in order to support the artistic creation and provided by the History of Art and Theatre department of La Sapienza University of Rome and by COBAS Scuola of Palermo. Furthermore, the Anghiari Dance HUB will offer a residency and a scholarship to an under 35 choreographer coming from the South of Italy.

The deadline to apply is 8 March.

More details and info on how to apply here.