Open Call mittelyoung 2024


Submission period

Thu Jan 25 at 05AM UTC

End of submission period

Wed Feb 14 at 02PM UTC

Results date

Fri Mar 15 at 05PM UTC


ensembles/companies of artists or individuals under the age of 30
The opportunity to become part of a whole new generation on stage: the young Europe is here, now.

From 16 to 18 July 2024, 9 selected shows will be staged in Cividale del Friuli for the fourth edition of Europe’s most under30 festival.

Applications are open to artists and ensembles under 30 in the fields of theatre, music, dance and circus from 27 European countries: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Ukraine.

All applications will be examined by a group of curators under 30 built thanks to the collaboration between mittelfest and some institutions and training bodies of Friuli Venezia Giulia region: Associazione culturale Arearea, Civica Accademia d’Arte Drammatica Nico Pepe, Conservatorio Statale di Musica Giuseppe Tartini di Trieste, Conservatorio Statale di Musica Jacopo Tomadini di Udine, Fondazione Luigi Bon, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Università degli Studi di Udine, e anche Associazione culturale Circo all’incirca, Associazione culturale Quarantasettezeroquattro, Associazione giovanile Robida, Convitto Nazionale Paolo Diacono, Istituto Tecnico Arturo Malignani, Scuola di Danza Erica Bront, Teatro Club Udine – Palio Teatrale Studentesco. In addition, a few people selected by the SNG Nova Gorica (Slovenia) will be part of the curatores group.

Nine titles will be selected from the proposals received (2 theatre, 2 music, 2 dance, 2 circus and one show that may belong to one of the aforementioned categories) to be scheduled between 16 and 18 July 2024 in Cividale del Friuli.

The same group of curators under 30 will select, during the days of mittelyoung, 3 shows to be included in the playbill of mittelfest Disorders. The selected performances will be scheduled between 20 and 22 July 2024 in Cividale del Friuli.

Ensembles/companies may count up to a maximum of 6 members and must be based in one of the following countries:
Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, the Netherlands, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland and Ukraine.

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