Calling on performing artists for Mediterranean festival in New York

Artists in the field of dance, theatre and music have until 10 March to make submissions for performances to be featured at the Between the Seas Festival of Mediterranean Performing Arts in New York, an event supported by the EU-funded Anna Lindh Foundation.
The 2nd edition of the festival, organised by Les Manouches Theatre Company, will be featuring a variety of themes under the following categories:
       ‘Mediterranean identity’ featuring works that explore or are inspired by life, identities and histories in or across Mediterranean societies,
       ‘Living in-between’ featuring works exploring or inspired by diaspora Mediterranean identities,
       Contemporary works and adaptations’ which features performances of existing and new works by contemporary Mediterranean playwrights/ choreographers/ composers. Adaptations or new interpretations of the classics in ways that highlight contemporary Mediterranean realities or explore new aesthetic, techniques and interpretive models emerging in the region are welcome.
The festival takes place from 20 August to 26 August 2012 at the Wild Project theatre in the heart of the East Village in New York.
For more information and to submit an application, visit: www.betweentheseas.org.
The Anna Lindh Foundation for Inter-Cultural Dialogue promotes knowledge, mutual respect and inter-cultural dialogue between the people of the Euro-Mediterranean region, working through a network of more than 3,000 civil society organisations in 43 countries. Its budget is co-funded by the EU (€7 million) and the EU member states (€6 million). (ENPI Info Centre)
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Between the Seas website
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Anna Lindh Foundation – website
ENPI Info Centre – Anna Lindh Foundation: €1.35 million call for projects to promote civil society (28-02-12)

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