Festival Zlomvaz 2018

2. - 5. 5. 2018


Application deadline: 10 February 2018

Zlomvaz is an international theatre festival of Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (DAMU), which is annualy organised by Arts Management students since 1994. The main aim of the festival is to present interesting student projects to the public and enable and encourage students and graduates from art schools to meet, discuss and cooperate.

We’ve chosen CREATION for a theme of the 25th anniversary issue of the festival in 2018. The festival will take place from 2 to 5 May 2018 at DAMU and surrounding venues in the centre of Prague.

We would like to have a diverse multi-genre festival so we encourage you to apply with all types of projects – dramatic, alternative, dance, site-specific or puppet shows, but also installations, inter-media projects, video-art or stage reading of original plays or scripts. Successful projects for this non-competition festival will be chosen by a dramaturgical board which consists of students of the Theatre Faculty across all different disciplines.

You can send up your project through an online application form at OPEN CALL: Festival Zlomvaz 2018. If you are applying with a theatre production, there are following limitations we would like you to consider in advance:
• preparation time for your production at the festival is max. 5 hours in total, including the setup, lighting & sound preparations and rehearsal;
• the cast of the production consists of at least 80% of students (in 2017/18);
• the production is not older than 2 years in May 2018, i.e. when the festival takes place;
• it is technically feasible to present the production in the DISK theatre or in any other rooms of the faculty building (you can find technical details of the DISK theatre online at www.divadlodisk.cz).

For all the other projects (performances, installations, etc.) we ask you to provide us with:
• your artistic objectives and realisation plan;
• filled-in online application - OPEN CALL: Festival Zlomvaz 2018;
• supporting photo or video documentation is welcome.

To apply please submit the online application form and provide us with a video recording of your performance best by sending a download link by email to program@zlomvaz.cz. The DVD can also be sent to DAMU - Zlomvaz festival, Malostranske nam, 12, Prague 1, 118 00, Czech Republic soon enough to be delivered before the deadline. The application deadline for theatre productions is 10 February 2018, for all other projects 10 March 2018.

After the deadline, all submitted projects will be considered and the dramaturgical council will choose projects for the festival. Chosen projects will be informed through e-mail by 20 March 2018.

If your project is chosen, the festival will provide:
• accommodation for the cast plus up to 3 members of the realisation team;
• full festival accreditation for the whole crew;
• full promotion of the project;
• at least one meal on the day of your performance.

We would also like to kindly invite you to our traditional off-programme consisting of exciting workshops, lectures, presentations, discussions, gigs, and last but not least, unforgettable parties. Please, do not hesitate to contact us with any enquiries.

Helena Bartošová & Tereza Kaucká
on behalf of Project Team of Zlomvaz 2018

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