Open Call for Circus Projects
circusnext is a European programme that aims at identifying creative emerging circus authors and at supporting their creation processes and touring opportunities.
The circusnext programme is co-financed by the European Commission and operates as a platform of 24 cultural operators (festivals, creation and diffusion venues) in 14 different European countries, with 1 coordinator: circusnext based in Paris, France. The main objective of the platform is to cooperate to strengthen and develop the circus field in Europe by facilitating artists’ mobility and showing the audience new and diverse forms of circus.
This is a multi-stage process that runs from June 2022 – May 2024. circusnext artists receive:
Support throughout the creation process with creation residencies, lab, work-in-progress presentations, mentoring.
Increased visibility, networking and touring opportunities in circusnext Platform member venues and encounters with other European professionals and audiences.
Emerging circus creators.
European residents whose productions are based in countries that are part of the Creative Europe programme (see list below).
Over 18 years old (no age limit).
Individuals or company (no legal structure required when applying).
Not currently studying in a circus school (but no circus degree required).
No previous laureates of Jeunes Talents Cirque or circusnext shortlisted artists and laureates.
deadline: 23 May 2022
more info: //www.circusnext.eu/open-call-for-projects-2022-2023/