IFA – InteatroFestival Academy is the residential program of research and professional training, promoted and founded in 2006 by Inteatro, that gives the opportunity to young performers to work with established artists of the international theatre and dance scene for the development of their practice.
Inteatro provides 3 scholarships per the most deserving candidates to cover the contribution fee for the participation (more info on the call).
In its 9th edition IFA proposes A PERIOD OF RESIDENTIAL WORK with:
- 3 workshops with the artists Cláudia Dias (PT), Iris Karayan (GR), Francesca Lattuada (IT/FR), to let the participants gain suggestions and sparks useful for the development of the projects;
- 1 week of study to improve the projects, with the artistic mentoring of Cláudia Dias;
- the presentation to a Jury of Professionals headed by the Director of Aerowaves John Ashford (GB), that will select the most interesting projects to be presented in the frame of InteatroFestival 2014;
- an additional period of research of 3 weeks, reserved for participants involved in selected projects, to create and set up the works.
Moreover, the selected projects could be also presented in the winter festival Danza al Museo (October > December 2014, in the Marche region museums).
RECIPIENTS > The program has a maximum of 15 vacencies for young artists/performers aged between 18 and 35 years, of different nationalities.
The selection is primarily addressed to dancers, choreographers, performers with experience in dance / physical theatre / circus.
SELECTION BY DOSSIER > The applicants will be selected on the basis of the proposed research project. This can be a “solo” or a show/performance that foresees the participation of other performers (the author may ask the other IFA participants to take part in the project).
The proposed project must be original.
PARTICIPATION TERMS > The IFA program provides lodging, workspace, workshop, assistance and support to the creation. To participate in the program we require to each young artist a contribution to cover part of the costs of their stay from March 31st to June 4th; for the artists involved in the projects selected by the jury, the residency from 9 June until the festival is free of charge.
For the 3 most deserving candidates, Inteatro provides a scholarship to cover the contribution fee; the recipients of the scholarships will be selected on the basis of the curriculum and of the submitted project (originality of the proposal, accuracy of the presentation, ecc.).
TERMS OF SUBMISSION > Applications must be arrived to Inteatro by February 25th 2014 [firstname.lastname@example.org, Inteatro, Villa Nappi – Via Marconi 77, 60020 Polverigi (An) – Italy]
Date as postmark is NOT valid.
Applications must include: letter of motivation; curriculum vitae with personal details; research project proposal (max 2 A4); video and photo materials.
The received applications will not be returned.
For more detailed information, please consult the INTEGRAL VERSION of the Call (get it here).