ConTempo is looking for performances – contemporary dance, theatre, cross-disciplinary pieces which can take place outdoors – for open-air urban spaces, on the water or near the water. The festival plan to use the beautiful rivers Nemunas and Neris, as well as water transport for performances, as the banks of river provide plenty of space for the social-distancing audience. Performances should be easily adaptable for different locations and comply with all social-distancing regulations.
The deadline for applications is 15 June, 2020. The proposal has to include a description of up to 300 words, a link to a full video of your performance, technical rider and the number of times you can perform a day. Fee, travel and accommodation funding will be discussed individually with selected artists.
More information can be found here.
ConTempo is an international performing arts festival, initiated by “Kaunas – European Capital for Culture 2022”, organized in Kaunas and Kaunas district, Lithuania since 2019. As suggested by the name, ConTempo festival is a part of Kaunas journey from temporary to contemporary capital.
"Culture includes not only culture and arts, but also the way of life and system of values. In this sense culture becomes the major power for intellectual renewal and human perfection." (European Council Report on European Cultural Policy)