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Last Call to Apply for the «Séminaire en Avignon»

Online Application only via myprohelvetia

Deadline: 15 March 2017



Anne Maurer
T +41 44 267 71 90

For the fifth time, Pro Helvetia and the Avignon Festival launch a call for applications for the «Séminaire en Avignon».

Each summer, the Medieval city of Avignon is the venue of one of the most important performing arts festivals in the world. As part of the event, young theatre and dance practitioners from a wide array of countries are given the opportunity to participate in an intensive seminar programme offering full immersion in the world of contemporary stage art. The 5th edition of this international project for emerging stage practitioners is again jointly organised by the Avignon festival and Pro Helvetia.

Applications from Switzerland are to be submitted by 15 March 2017 at the latest via www.myprohelvetia.ch.

71st Avignon Festival

The Avignon Festival is one of the most important contemporary performing arts events in the world. Every year, it hosts over 3500 professionals and welcomes close to 150000 spectators. The 71st edition will take place from Thursday 6 to Wednesday 26 July.

[Photo: Zimmermann & de Perrot, Cour du lycée Saint-Joseph, Avignon 2010]