TWAIN Centro di Produzione Danza and leader structure of PERIFERIE ARTISTICHE Centro di Residenza Multidisciplinare della Regione Lazio announces, under the direction of Loredana Parrella, the Call for the 8th edition of the “Premio Twain_direzioniAltre”, with support for production, artistic residence and circulation for Under35 artists.

Where: Supercinema Tuscania, Via della Scrofa, Tuscania, VT, Italy

When: 24th August 2024 – 25th August 2024

Deadline for applications: 20th May 2024

TWAIN Centro di Produzione Danza and leader structure of PERIFERIE ARTISTICHE Centro di Residenza Multidisciplinare della Regione Lazio announces, under the direction of Loredana Parrella, the Call for the 8th edition of the “Premio Twain_direzioniAltre”, with support for production, artistic residence and circulation for Under35 artists.
The winning projects of the previous editions are: in 2017 “ReRality” by Anna Giustina and “Non Ricordo” by Simone Zambelli (Special Mention); in 2018 ex-aequo “Beast Without Beauty” by Carlo Massari and “Wallpaper” by Sara Angius; another ex-aequo for Pablo Girolami with “Manbhusa” and Manolo Perazzi with “Fermo Immagine” in 2019; “Alessandria Eschate” by Mattia Cason for 2020; “Entanglement_Studio 2” by Lorenzo di Rocco and Jennifer Lavinia Rosati in the 2021 and again an ex-aequo in the last edition of 2022 for “all you need is” by Emanuele Rosa and Maria Focaraccio and “T.R.I.P.O.F.O.B.I.A.” by the IVONA company, choreography Pablo Girolami; Giovanni Insuado won the last 2023’s edition with the project “I Have seen that face before”.
The Prize is organized by Twain and Periferie Artistiche – Centro di Residenza Multidisciplinare della Regione Lazio and realized in partnership with ATCL – Circuito Multidisciplinare del Lazio, TenDance – festival di danza contemporanea, Orbita/Spellbound – Centro Nazionale Produzione Danza, C.U.R.A. Centro umbro di Residenze Artistiche/Idisciplinarte srl, Tersicorea T.off – Officina delle Arti Sceniche, Med’Arte, Vera Stasi, Dominio Pubblico, Mirabilia Festival, Quartieri dell’Arte, Diesis Teatrango and with the contribution of MiC – Ministero della Cultura, Regione Lazio, Comune di Tuscania and Comune di Canino.

Who is it for?
All Italian and European authors who have not turned 36 on 31 December 2024 are invited to participate; in the case of several authors, 2/3 of them must be under 35.

Eligible projects
Projects related to contemporary dance, under study or in staging phase and which have not debuted in full form, but only in the form of a studio, are admitted.
Up to 6 projects will be selected and presented in their scenic form (not less than 5 minutes and not more than 15 minutes), within the program of direzioniAltre Festival to a commission of experts and operators at the Supercinema of Tuscania (VT) on 24 August 2024 (behind closed doors for the Commission only) and on 25 August 2023 (evening open to the public and awarding of the Winner). The Finalists will receive a refund of expenses, hospitality in the guest rooms of the Center, a basic technical data sheet with technical assistance.

The prize
The winning project will receive production support for the 2024/2025 season defined as follows:
•       Artistic Residence within PERIFERIE ARTISTICHE Centro di Residenza Multidisciplinare della Regione Lazio at Twain’s theater spaces in Tuscania and Canino for a total of 15 days to be held in the period January-August 2025 with an economic contribution from a minimum of € 1.500 to a maximum of € 7.000 gross (depending on the number of artists involved in the project with the obligation to present a certificate of viability for the 15 days of the residence), with the accompaniment of a “Tutor” chosen by the Artistic Direction (playwright, choreographer, theater operator, etc.) during the residency phases;
•       Programming of the show in the Twain Centro di Produzione Danza 2025 season with a fee up to a maximum of € 1.000 + IVA;
•       Residency of no. 7 days to be held in the period September – December 2024 within C.U.R.A. Centro Umbro di Residenze Artistiche/Indisciplinarte srl with economic contribution to be agreed with the artistic direction;
•       Programming of the show in the Tendance 2025 Festival with a maximum fee of € 1.000 + IVA to be agreed with the Artistic Direction of the Festival;
•       Programming of the show in the Mirabilia Festival 2025 with methods and timing agreed with the Artistic Direction of the Festival;
•       Possibility of inclusion in the 2024 Programming of the Quartieri dell’Arte Festival with methods and timing agreed with the Artistic Direction of the Festival.

•       ALSO one Finalist project will be selected and included in Residence with open test  in the programming of Orbita/Spellbound – Centro Nazionale di Produzione Danza with economic contribution, methods and timing agreed with Orbita Artistic Direction;
•       one or more Finalist projects can be included (with the version presented for the Twain Award) in the programming of the Dominio Pubblico – Youth Fest which will take place in Rome in June / July 2025, with the same economic conditions that will be recognized to the authors for the Twain_direzioniAltre Award finals;
•       one or more Finalist projects can be included in Residence at the Teatro di Bucine/Diesis Teatrango with methods and timing agreed with the Artistic Direction of the Theater.

Credits required
The finalist projects must report in the credits: “Finalist Premio Twain_direzioniAltre”.
The winning project must include in the credits: “Winner Premio Twain_direzioniAltre” and “With support for production of TWAIN Centro di Produzione Danza and PERIFERIE ARTISTICHE – Centro di Residenza Multidisciplinare della Regione Lazio”.

How to participate
Candidates must send to the e-mail address direzionialtre.twain@gmail.com:
Application form completed in all its points (see form at the bottom of the Call) and signed.
And attach the following documents:
•       Project Artistic Sheet (max 2 folders)
•       CV of the author (s) (max 2 folders)
•       CV for interpreters (max 2 folders)
• Production credits and any other supporters
•       Video link (YouTube or Vimeo) minimum 5 minutes max 15 minutes of the proposed work (rehearsal videos are also accepted)
•       any video links to previous works
Incomplete or unsigned applications will be automatically excluded.

Deadline for submitting applications
All proposals must be sent by e-mail to the address direzionialtre.twain@gmail.com, no later than May 20, 2024 at 11.59 pm. Applications received after this date will not be accepted. The companies selected for the finals will be notified by June 20, 2024.

Selection mode
The projects will be evaluated, at the sole discretion, by the Twain Artistic Direction. A maximum of 6 projects will be selected and invited to present their project in scenic form on 24 and 25 August 2024 at the Supercinema of Tuscania (VT). The candidates will perform on the 24th in the presence of only the jury of experts who will decide the winner and on the 25th in the presence of the public, at the end of which the winner will be announced. The companies will have a standard technical data sheet and assistance at their disposal.

For the finals, the selected companies will be awarded – upon presentation of Ex-Enpals usability and regular invoice – a cachet of € 200 for the solos, € 300 for the duets, € 400 for the trio and quartets, the finalists will also be guaranteed hospitality in the guest rooms of the Theater. The finalists will be hosted from August 23rd 2024. The technical tests of the finals will start at 9.00 on the 24th.

DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM: https://cietwain.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/Application-Form-Twain_direzioniAltre-2024.pdf

Contact details:
For more information: (+39) 338 205 1200 – direzionialtre.twain@gmail.com – cietwain.com

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