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We're looking for host theatres for our 2024 Artist Residency Programme!

The ETC Artist Residency Programme offers 6 scholarships during the 2023/2024 season at theatres. The selected participants will join the creative team of a theatre production process as assistant director or assistant dramaturge.

The ETC Artist Residency Programme is also a chance for your staff members to gain insights into the independent European theatre scene, supporting international cooperation.

What is required from host theatres

Hosting ETC Member theatres need to:

  • Offer a scholarship placement for the period of a theatre production process (up to 6 weeks) as assistant director or assistant dramaturge in the 2023/2024 season (January 2024 to June 2024)
  • Involve the scholar actively in the creative team and the production process
  • Appoint a mentor within your theatre for the scholar and ensure their integration with the theatre team
  • Provide and cover accident and liability insurance for the scholar within the working premises.
  • Organise and provide accommodation
  • Attend the spring conference of ETC to accompany their scholar and facilitate their networking

How does ETC support host theatres

ETC Supports by:

  • Organising the open call for applications and pre-selecting the applications
  • Taking care of the necessary administrative procedures and the grant management
  • Contributing with financial support of up to 100 EUR/week to the scholar’s accommodation (max. 600 EUR/hosting theatre)
  • Contributing with financial support to the local expenses and the travel costs of the scholar
  • Inviting scholars to the ETC International Theatre Conference in Nova Gorica/Slovenia in April 2024 - a platform to present themselves and their work to European theatre professionals.

How to apply

Deadline to apply: Friday 7 July 2023

Contact ETC Project & Network Manager, Hélène Gauthier:

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Why Join ETC?

  • Meet and network with colleagues from other European theatres
  • Create international artistic collaborations
  • Get inspired by new ideas and shared best practices
  • Be represented at European and international level
  • Discover new contexts, cities and perspectives
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