FESTIVAL DEI 2MONDI
EUROPEAN YOUNG THEATRE 2023
Spoleto, June 24 _ 28, 2023
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
To be completed and signed by a qualified representative of the School and returned to:
Accademia Nazionale d’Arte Drammatica ‘Silvio d’Amico’
Via Vincenzo Bellini, 16 – 00198 Roma.
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 12, 2023
Deadline April 28, 2023
WHERE Spoleto Sala Frau
WHEN from June 24 – 28, 2023 (Arrival/departure: June 23/ 29) – DATES ARE SUBJECT TO SLIGHT MODIFICATIONS
Groups are to present shows created and realized in a totally, independent, unsupervised manner by current students (actors and directors) of the school.
Whenever possible, Presence for the whole period is mandatory, as the Young Theatre festival aims to create an international campus where young artists share and compare their skills;
each drama school may propose one project only;
each group must not exceed 5 participants in Spoleto; this includes director, actors, and any designers, artists, or crew – for example: 1 director, 2 actors, 1 musician, 1 lighting designer/operator;
the project must be realized according to the fixed and unchangeable lighting system and to the technical plan of the performance space (plans here attached);
the performance must last no longer than 30 minutes;
(if run time exceeds 35 minutes, the show will be excluded from competition for the prize)
Load-in, rehearsal, strike: three hours for each group at “Sala Frau” on the day of the performance;
synopses of the performance are to be detailed in the show description;
each participant (including any teachers or technicians) must also attach a profile photo, jpeg format, max 300 kb;
subtitles or captions in English are recommended and should be sent to the Accademia by June 7 for necessary technical arrangements;
after the performance each group is invited to hold a short discussion of the show;
projects will be selected by a committee including representatives of the Accademia and the Festival di Spoleto by May 18.
COMPETITION AND AWARDS
A jury consisting of the director of the Spoleto Festival or a delegate (one vote), a theater or theater education personality (one vote), and the audience (one vote) will award the winning group with a monetary prize.
First prize:1.200 euro
Second prize: 500 euro.
(the prizes may be awarded ex aequo)
The Accademia “Silvio d’Amico” will provide for:
accommodations for the performing groups, from June 23 (arrival) to June 29 (departure) – DATES ARE SUBJECT TO SLIGHT MODIFICATION
The participating institution will cover the expenses for:
travel to and from Spoleto, local transport, meals, expenses for props and all that is not included in the technical plans of Sala Frau (attached).
The Accademia will provide accommodation for 5 student representative of the project. Any other participant’s expenses must be covered by the participating school.