- Deadline: 06-09-2020 23:59
- Opportunity for: Italian performing arts bodies
Vivere all’italiana sul palcoscenico (Living Italian Style on Stage) aims to support the revival of Italian productions in the performing arts industry and international relaunch thanks to the network of Embassies, Consular Offices, Representations and Italian Cultural Institutes around the world.
The public notice is intended to select ten proposals for new and original multidisciplinary productions or productions in the individual areas of contemporary theatre, dance and circus, with particular focus on project quality and consistency with the initiative objectives, the innovative nature and the potential for international circulation. The proposals must be produced and recorded in video form by 30 November 2020.
The videos will become part of the programming of the initiative Vivere all’italiana sul palcoscenico, which will be circulated in 2020 through a special platform and promoted internationally by the foreign network of the Ministry.
Compatibly with the restart of events held in person and subject to available financial resources, the Ministry may promote the tour of three of the projects selected abroad from 2021. These three projects will be selected by vote of the Italian Cultural Institutes – thanks to support the Entertainment Directorate of the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities for Tourism.
The Notice is open to professional live entertainment bodies, which can submit expressions of interest for project proposals even as a grouping, according to the procedures described in the notice, no later than 12:00 pm on 6 September 2020.
The initiative was developed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation – Directorate General for Cultural and Economic Promotion and Innovation in line with the objectives of the ‘Cura Italia’ (Decree-Law 18/2020 converted into Law 24 No 27 of 24 April 2020) in support of the culture industry and with the integrated promotion strategy Vivere all’Italiana, in collaboration with the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism – Directorate General for Performing Arts.