ETC has a year round programme of events, opportunities and internationa exchange including grants ETC Members can apply to. Below you will find all of our upcoming opportunities and the deadlines you need.

September 2021

Opportunities and Deadlines

Become a host theatre for our Artist Residency Programme 2022

The ETC Artist Residency Programme offers 6 scholarships every year at ETC Member Theatres. The selected participants will join the creative team of a theatre production process as as assistant director or assistant dramaturge, supporting international cooperation.

Deadline17 September 2021.

Find out more about becoming a host theatre and apply


Register to attend our International Theatre Conference in Malta, 28 - 31 October 2021.

Open to all ETC Members as well as invited guests, these high-level events explore new trends in European theatre, promote networking and raise awareness of current debates and challenges in European theatre.

Deadline: 30 September 2021

Register for the conference and start planning your trip to Malta!

October 2021

Opportunities and Deadlines

Apply to be part of Staff Exchange

The Staff Exchange Programme offers all technical, administrative and artistic personnel from Member Theatres the opportunity to exchange know-how and techniques in another European country for a period of up to four weeks. Grants available.

Deadline: 1 October 2021.

Find out more about Staff Exchange and apply


Apply to be part of Performance Exchange

The Performance Exchange Programme is available to ETC Member Theatres wishing to invite a guest performance from another ETC Member Theatre.

This artistic mobility gives a new and exciting cultural experience to the theatre audience and provides ETC Member Theatres with an interesting opportunity for personal and professional encounters. Grants available.

Deadline: 1 October 2021

Find out more about Performance Exchange and apply


Take part in our ETC Coffee Breaks!

A place for ETC Members to take a short moment to reflect, discuss and exchange with international peers from the network. All online.

The next Coffee Break is 6 October 2021, 11:00 - 12:00 CET.

Deadline: 4 October 2021

Find out more about Coffee Breaks and sign-up!

International Professional Development

Networking at an International Level

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