Opportunities for artists

There are lots of exciting opportunities to apply for support to make work or to show new work around at the moment. Though all the deadlines seem to be for this week or next week, so get your skates on!

Pan Pan International Mentorship & Bursary Programme 2015
Deadline: 5pm Thursday 19th November 2015

This is the fourth year Pan Pan have run this programme and this year’s mentor is Stewart Laing. Successful applicants have four meetings with Stewart and also receive a bursary of €2,000. The focus of the programme is to allow theatre and performance makers to buy time to work on an idea in its early development stages, outside of the pressures of production.

Gap Day at Mermaid Arts Centre
Deadline:  5pm on Monday 23 November 2015

This is a new pilot programme that allows freelance theatre makers a chance to take time off and dedicate a day to creative research and thinking. Mermaid will organise a room for the day, a light lunch and a wage of €200.

Smock Allies: Scene and Heard
Deadline: Friday 20th November 2015

This is a festival of new work happening in Smock Alley in spring of next year. They are currently accepting submissions under the following categories; Music, Theatre, Comedy, Dance and Children’s Theatre.

November Fringe Fuse
Deadline: 5pm Friday 20th November 2015

The November Fringe Fuse is on Monday 30th and if you have a work in progress that you’d like to try out in front of a supportive audience, you can apply for a 15-20 min slot by emailing Sinéad at programming@fringefest.com with a short description of what you would like to show.

And there are lots more opportunities, including international festivals and residencies on the Fringe Lab Facebook page.


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