Spoffin LAB 2017: apply now!

HURyCAN presented their latest work Asuelto after their Spoffin LAB residency this year.

Spoffin, the international festival for street and site specific theatre in Amersfoort, The Netherlands, has opened a public call to performers across Europe to apply for Spoffin LAB, a residency project supporting young theatre artists who are in the process of finishing a new project created for public space. During the month of August 2017 Spoffin LAB offers the opportunity to assemble a new production which will premiere during the Spoffin festival (August 24-27, 2017).

Makers are invited to apply with a well-established artistic proposal. The deadline for the application is January 31, 2017. Spoffin LAB offers among other things free use of a residency space and a guesthouse, at least two performances during the Spoffin festival, including the premiere, assistance from the festival in finding the right site or venue for the performances and the possibility for a short presentation for professional guests during the Spoffin PRO meeting. Artist will have to work independent.

Previous residency's
Spoffin LAB 2016 was granted to HURyCAN (FR/AR) and Cie. Woest (NL/BE). Previous editions residenties were used by Walkwoman (FR/SE) and Sheyda Darab (Iran/Netherlands) to work on new productions. Performer Sandrina Lindgren (Sweden) and puppeteer Ishmael Falke (Finland) worked on their site specific city tour, Dead Ends - The art of urban animation during Spoffin LAB 2013. The first Spoffin residency was granted to Cie. Ara Dona (Berlin, Germany) in 2011. They performed their site-specific performance in the beautiful surroundings of Armen de Poth, a medieval almshouse courtyard in Amersfoort.

  October 28, 2016

 Spoffin LAB
 Festival Spoffin

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