Between the Seas Festival accepts submissions for its 5th edition
(September 7-13 2015 at the Wild Project, New York).
Between the Seas, New York City's only international Mediterranean performing arts festival, is currently accepting submissions for its 5th edition, scheduled to take place in Manhattan's Wild Project theater, from Sept 7-13 in 2015. Artists of the Mediterranean and Mediterranean diaspora as well as artists with a working interest in the region, collaborations between non-Mediterranean and Mediterranean artists, are all invited to apply.
Curated by Aktina Stathaki, the festival boasts a highly eclectic and daring programming that has so far included established and upcoming artists from Greece, Israel, Egypt, Morocco, Lebanon, Portugal, Spain, Turkey and beyond. Some of the artists that have been presented at Between the Seas are: Malika Zarra, Nejla Yatkin, Korhan Basaran, Pedro Gomes, Rachel Erdos, Ido Tadmor, Elias Aguirre, Esteve Soler, Yiannis Mavritsakis, The Arab-Hebrew Theater of Jaffa, Mancopy Dansekompagni and more.
This year the festival will accept submissions in 3 different categories: young artists/new works, dedicated to emerging artists and performance in-development; main program, that will present more established companies; and new plays intended for stage readings. Submission guidelines can be accessed here. The deadline for submissions has been extended to February 5, 2015. Submissions and inquiries should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information visit: www.betweentheseas.org.