Association Divadelná Nitra together with its partners

Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute, Poland
Trafó – House of Contemporary Arts, Hungary
East European Performing Arts Platform, Poland (EEPAP)
Arts and Theatre Institute, Czech Republic
The Theatre Institute Bratislava Bratislava, Slovakia
Armenian Actors Union NGO/State Institute of Theatre and Cinema, Armenia
Visual and Performing Arts Centre ART CORPORATION, Belarussia
Center for Cultural Projects Azart, Moldova

announce an open call for young theatre critics from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland,
Ukraine, Moldova, Belorussia, Armenia and Slovakia to take part in the V4@THEATRE CRITICS
7-day residency under the mentorship of Patrice Pavis (France) and Thomas Irmer (Germany)
at the Divadelná Nitra International Theatre Festival 2017 open to young theatre critics from the
Visegrad Group countries and Ukraine, Moldova, Belorussia, Armenia and up to 35 years of age.
Dates of residency: 22 – 28 September 2017
Location: Nitra, Slovakia
Deadline for applications: 15 August 2017
Selected participants: Slovakia – 2 people + 1 substitution
Czech Republic – 2 people + 1 substitution
Hungary – 2 people + 1 substitution
Poland – 2 people + 1 substitution
Ukraine – 2 people + 1 substitution
Moldova – 2 people + 1 substitution
Belorussia – 2 people + 1 substitution
Armenia – 1 person + 1 substitution


To apply, submit an application form and your professional bio in English language to the
project partner in your country no later than 15 August  2017.
Contact person for application:
 Moldova: Rusanda Curca,


DEADLINE 15 August 2017
Selection criteria:
 Professional theatre critics – citizen of one of the Visegrad Group countries or Ukraine,
Moldova, Belorussia, Armenia (priority will be given to applicants who already pursue their
professional carriers in theatre / theatre criticism, not students)
 Fluent in English (both spoken and written)
 Up to 35 years of age
 Interested to improve his / her presentation skills, critical reflection and writing skills, and
analysis of a theatre production and festival dramaturgy
 To apply with an application form containing motivation letter in English and a professional bio
in English
 Once selected – to prepare a presentation on the theatre scene of his / her country (10
minutes) – will be presented at The Breakfast with: the current trends, contexts, generations of
artists, current themes, the resonance of the Divadelná Nitra festival’s theme in the
productions in his / her country (topics will be specified by the Residency mentor)
The selected participants will receive:
 The opportunity to follow the 26th edition of the Divadelná Nitra 2017 – International Theatre
Festival under the mentorship of Patrice Pavis, Thomas Irmer
 Complimentary tickets to all festival performances of the main programme and access to
accompanying programme events.
 Accommodation for 7 nights in single rooms with breakfast (arrival 21/9/2017 or 22/9/2017,
departure 28/9/2017)
 Reimbursement of travel costs to Nitra – the most economical means of transport after
publishing three articles/reflections about Divadelna Nitra 2017 at V4@Theatre website
and Divadelná Nitra Facebook during the festival.
 Lunches during their stay at the Festival and invitation to the opening party
 Festival catalogue and other festival materials

More details here


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