The application period for submissions to Mostra Igualada – Children’s and Youth Theatre Festival 2020 will remain open from 19 June until 15 August 2019.
The invitation is open to professional companies offering productions of any type (theatre, dance, music, circus, etc.), aimed at family, children’s and young audiences and created for either open-air or indoor venues. Submissions may be small, medium or large format and can combine various artistic genres. In particular, the show’s contemporaneity, innovation in staging, contribution to the format, and dramatic composition will be taken into consideration.
Mostra’s Artistic Director, responsible for the selection process, will give preference to shows performed for the first time during 2019 prior to the 2020 edition of the festival or that will be premiered at Mostra Igualada. Companies that have not taken part in any previous editions will also be given priority.
Terms of participation
By presenting a submission to Mostra Igualada, it is implied the companies accept the following terms and conditions of participation:
1.- Financial conditions
Companies participating in Mostra Igualada will not receive their standard fees for performances.
For companies coming from outside Catalonia, Mostra will agree on with each individual company a fixed amount, regardless of the number of performances, to cover general and travel expenses.
For companies from Catalonia, Mostra will pay a fixed amount, regardless of the number of performances, to cover general expenses according to the following scale:
Between 1 and 3 members: €500 + VAT
Between 4 and 6 members: €600 + VAT
Over 7 members: €700 + VAT
2.- Technical conditions
Mostra Igualada will provide the necessary infrastructure for each production, provided that the technical details have been received within the established period and have been agreed upon and confirmed by Mostra’s Technical Director.
3.- Accommodation and allowances for companies
Number of people
For expenses purposes, Mostra Igualada will count the number of stage performers plus one other person acting as technician as members of a company.
Using the system established by the organisation, Mostra Igualada will provide meals (lunch and/or dinner) for the company according to the times and days of its performances.
As a general rule, Mostra Igualada will only provide accommodation for those companies coming from outside Catalonia.
4.- Final clause
These terms and conditions of participation for companies are subject to and conditional upon the contract that will be signed between the company and Igualada City Council.
For submissions to be considered for Mostra Igualada, companies must send the application form together with any additional materials in accordance with the terms of participation for each production to be considered.