East European Performing Arts Platform
East European Performing Arts Platform / EEPAP in collaboration with International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts / IETM announces an open call for the new mobility programme for performing arts professionals from Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine).
The program is a unique opportunity to experience the benefits of being an IETM member through attending the Spring and Fall Plenary Meetings.
Grants are given to individual persons, affiliated with a professional organization/ institution, working in the field of performing arts, in one of eligible countries, and who are not yet a member of IETM at the moment of applying.
The Main Activities
East European Performing Arts Platform (EEPAP) supports the development of contemporary performing arts (dance and theatre) in Central and Eastern Europe.
The project is designed in particular for makers, curators, people running independent artistic centres and festivals and theoreticians from 18 countries, including the Balkan and Eastern Partnership countries. The aim of EEPAP is to support and facilitate international exchange between artists and activists and development of educational programmes concentrating on performing arts.
The main activities of the project include:
- the website eepap.culture.pl, a tool for exchange of knowledge, contacts and experiences of the platform’s members (workshops, seminars, labs),
- the educational programme Desant focussing on the social and political context of contemporary art in Eastern Europe,
- lab meetings, workshops, conferences,
- residency programmes,
- research projects and reports.
International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts
International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts (IETM) is a network of over 500 performing arts organizations and individual members working in the contemporary performing arts worldwide: theatre, dance, circus, interdisciplinary live art forms, new media. Members include festivals, companies, producers, theaters, research and resource centers, universities and institutional bodies.
IETM aims to stimulate the quality, development and contexts of contemporary performing arts in a global environment by initiating and facilitating:
- professional networking and communication,
- dynamic exchange of information,
- know-how transfer and presentations of examples of good practice.
For more information click "Further official information" below.