development of contemporary performing arts (dance and theatre)
in 18 countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
Sibiu Performing Arts Market, 15-20 June 2015 (Sibiu, Romania)
Sibiu Performing Arts Market is a unique space that facilitates meetings between artists, companies and cultural organization managers in the framework of an incredible festival, the Sibiu International Theatre Festival.
The Sibiu Performing Arts Market reunites cultural operators from Europe, Asia, Africa and the USA, by presenting, promoting and selling the latest shows in the performing arts domain (theatre, dance, music, puppets). Since its first edition in 1997, the Sibiu Performing Arts Market has evolved and was adapted to the cultural realities in the field of performing arts, by facilitating the networking between festivals and artists.
The Sibiu Performing Arts Market exploits at its maximum the presence of professionals in the field of performing arts who are invited to the Sibiu International Theatre Festival, by acting as an interchange and mobility platform for artists, being the only arts market in Central and South-East Europe. Among the professionals, you will have the chance to encounter: Nelson Fernandez– Director, NFA International Arts and Culture, United Kingdom; Hugo De Greef – Co-founder of The Festival Academy initiated by the European Festivals Association, Belgium; Noel Witts – Professor of performing arts, Leeds Beckett University, Great Britain; Mark Westerby – Creative Producer of PANNZ and Cuba Creative, New Zeeland; Pawel Potoroczyn – Director, The Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Poland; Laurelle Favreau – NAPAMA, (North American Performing Arts Managers & Agents), United States of America; Kyu Choi – Creative Producer of Asia Now, Korea;Valery Shadrin – General Director and Producer of the Checkov International, Russia; Fruzsina Szép – Program director, Sziget Festival Budapest, Hungary; Jens Folmer Jepsen – Executive Director Aarhus Festival, Denmark and many more.
For the artists and cultural managers from Romania, the Sibiu Performing Arts Market is the only presentation platform for cultural endeavours in an international mechanism of the artistic market to which they enjoy unconfined access. This represents an opportunity for Romanian artists to express their creativity.
The market includes access to exceptional performances, display booths for companies and artistic creations` promotion, punctual meetings for spreading useful information, special conferences and direct exchange between the Romanian professionals and the international ones.
To find out more, visit the Market's official website: www.sibiuartsmarket.ro