Between the Seas Festival, New York City's only international Mediterranean festival, is inviting submissions for its fourth edition (July 21st to July 27th at the Wild Project)
Between the Seas Festival is looking for full and short length works, fully developed or works in progress, original or previously presented, in the fields of theater, dance and music by artists of the Mediterranean and Mediterranean diaspora. Selected applicants will perform alongside a group of curated artists in a total of approximately 15 different performances during one week. Some of the themes that the works may address are:
Mediterranean identity/ies: Works that explore or are inspired by life, identities and histories in or across Mediterranean societies
Living in-between: Works exploring or inspired by diasporic Mediterranean identities
Contemporary works and adaptations; Performances of existing and new works by contemporary Mediterranean playwrights/choreographers/composers. Adaptations or new interpretations of the classics in ways that highlight contemporary Mediterranean realities or explore new aesthetics; original works showcasing techniques, interests and interpretive models emerging in the Mediterranean region.
A brief cover letter explaining your interest in the festival
A detailed project description (not longer than 3 pages). Make sure to specify your technical needs. We strongly advise that you keep your technical requirements very simple as all performances will be staged in the same theater space using the general festival lighting plot. Make sure to check the theater space and its technical specs to determine if it meets the needs of your work: http://www.thewildproject.com/
Work samples. These may include: videos and photos of past work or of previous presentations of the proposed project; script (please send us the full script); reviews and press clippings of your show.
Resumes of the primary artists involved and company information
A non-refundable application fee of $40 [USD]. The application fee can be paid online on our website or by check payable to “Between the Seas Theater Productions LLC” and mailed to c/o Aktina Stathaki, 152 W131st str New York NY 10027. Make sure to write “BTS application fee” on the memo line.
152 West 131st street #1 New York NY 10027