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 applications: the Second Residence / Internship Programme of 2013


East European Performing Arts Platform is announcing an Open Call to apply for the Second Residence / Internship Programme - 2013.

We offer 11 residencies / internships during the autumn / winter of 2013 to performing arts curators, critics, producersand set designers. 


For further information please visit our website www.eepap.org

Please send your completed submission by e-mail to:
Contact person Ewa Molik  [email protected]

Programme Curator: Goran Injac and EEPAP team

The residencies will take place during 2013 editions of:

1. Dialog International Theatre Festival, Wroclaw, Poland

more info: www.dialogfestival.pl

Residence DIALOG-1 – October 9th to 19th, 2013.
Residence code: DIALOG-1
One position.
Profile: performing arts critic.
Responsibilities: active role in festival organizing activities and dramaturgical coverage of the 2013 festival edition.

2. International Theatre Festival MESS, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina

more info: www.mess.ba

Residence MESS-1 – October 1st to 5th, 2013.
Residence Code: MESS – 1
Up to five positions.
Profile: set designer, visual artist working in the field of performing arts
Responsibilities: part in 3 days Workshop in set design led by Jan-Willem Van De Bosch (UK) and Liz Cooke (UK) organized by MESS Festival and British Council, supported by EEPAP.


more info: www.colectiva.ro

Residence CLUJ-1  – November 4th to 18th, 2013.
Residence Code: CLUJ-1
One position
Profile: project manager, production manager in the field of performing arts, critic
Responsibilities: international relations and organization activities, work with international companies and festival guest.

4. Krakow Theatrical Reminiscences, Poland

more info: www.rmnsc.pl

Residence RMNSC-1 – October 8th to 22nd, 2013.
Residence Code: RMNSC-1
One position
Profile: theatre and art critic, PR
Responsibilities: preparation of the texts and materials for promotional purposes, organization activities during the festival and National Stary Theatre showcase.

5. Lublin Theatre Confrontation Festival, Lublin, Polandmore info: www.konfrontacje.pl

Residence LTC-1 – October, 7th to 21st, 2013.
Residence Code: LTC – 1
Profile: festival producer, project manager
Responsibilities: participation in the preparation and production of the main festival program  additional festival events. Organization activities and work with international companies and guest.

6. Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute, Warsaw, Poland

more info: www.instytut-teatralny.pl

Residence: IT-1 – November, 5th to 25th, 2013.
Residence Code: IT-1
Residence: IT-2 – December 1st to 20th, 2013.
Residence Code: IT-2
Two positions
Profile: international project manager, theatre critic
Responsibilities: internship in the International Project Department, promotional and organization activities.


Each residence/internship will start a week, or several days before this year edition of the host festival and continue during the whole festival programme.

Curator, critic, manager or producer is supposed to participate in the final festival preparations as well as different organization activities during the festival. Some of the festivals might suggest a work with the dramaturgical coverage of the programme (writing and editing of the reports and essays regarding performances and events). 

Residence MESS - 1 is designed as a workshop for theatre professionals dealing with the set design and visual aspects of the performing arts productions.

Successful applicants will be provided with free accommodation, flight ticket and stipend to cover living expenses.


Residents of following countries: Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, the Ukraine, Belarus, Kosovo, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Poland.

Eligible Profiles:

Curators, programme managers and producers from the performing arts festivals as well as, independent performing arts institutions and project. Critics dealing with contemporary theatre and dance set designers.

Proficiency in English and one more language than native is presupposed.   

Dialog-1 Residence, Wroclaw, Poland apart from the proficiency in English requires some basic knowledge of Polish.

Working language of MESS Festival Workshop is English.

There is no age limit.

Application instructions:

Please prepare an individual submission, including:

  • Short, clear motivation letter
  • Short summary of previous work experience (up to 2 pages)
  • CV (max one page)
  • Filled application form

The submissions will not be returned.

Application deadline for Autumn / Winter 2013 residences: September 1st, 2013.

Successful applicants will be contacted by September 7th, 2013.

Selection Procedure:

The selection will be made by a committee. The committee is formed by the members of the EEPAP Network and the collaborator organization.

Each person may apply for one residence programme. However, if one desires, he/she may chose a second, optional programme, which will be taken into consideration in case the first choice programme runs out of free spots. In case a person wants to chose a second programme, please mark clearly this is the second choice option.

Application deadline for Autumn / Winter 2013 residences: September 1st,  2013

Successful applicants will be contacted by September 7th, 2013.