East European Performing Arts Platform (EEPAP) supports the
development of contemporary performing arts (dance and theatre)
in 18 countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
CROSS Award: Call for submissions (dance, theatre, music)
CROSS Award is an international award, born in 2014 from an idea by Tommaso Sacchi and aimed at early works in the field of performing arts (dance, theatre, music). The award aims to stimulate the investigation and artistic expression related to the union of different styles and genres, evaluating as a rewarding factors the multi-language practices and the commingling of techniques and codes related to the various performing arts. The aim of the competition is to identify new productions that bring into dialogue the languages of the body and of the stage action with the
The award aims to promote investigation and artistic expressions related to the combination of different styles and genres, considering multi-language practices and the mix of techniques and codes pertaining to the various performing arts as reward factors. The goal of the competition is to identify new productions - completely unpublished - that put in dialogue the language of the body and of the stage performance with musical composition, without any restrictions or constraints of kind, category or practice. In addition, in the year 2019 CROSS wants to support the productions that will favor the relationship with the territory both through projects that deal with the theme of the landscape, themes that are generally environmental or that can meet the community. There are no limits on how to share with the territory, the practices and the artistic disciplines.
CRITERIA FOR PARTICIPATION
The call is open to individual artists, professionals and companies. The project must be submitted as a production that can be developed during the different phases of the residency and that could include the most diverse expressive practices (as such: dance, music composition and interpretation, DJ-set, live soundtrack, composition of a soundtrack, activity of noise music, theatre, body performance, singing, new technologies, video art, motion-capture, readings, site-specific design). Each participant can present only one project. To be considered for the award, the participant must present only unpublished projects - therefore debut works – that need to be carried out during the first period of the artistic residency. The award is open to all groups, companies, collective and individual artists, both national and international, with at least 3 years of production demonstrated by curriculum vitae.
The deadline to apply is 6 September.
For more information and details on how to apply, go here.