Call for Submissions: Seeking young artists for the 2017/18 Paprika Festival
We provide year-round theatre training and mentorship. At the end of the year, your original work is showcased in the week-long, fully-produced, uncensored Paprika Festival (May 14-20, 2018).
Paprika Festival is free for all participants.
We’re hugely dedicated to accessibility and diversity. We want to make this work for you (so that you can make your work!). Check out How to Apply below for alternative ways to apply to Paprika (and how we can support you).
What can you do with Paprika?
Independently stage an original script or performance of your choice
We provide the support and mentorship, you provide the team and the dream
Turn your idea into a full-length script to be presented as a staged-reading
Write with the guidance of a professional mentor and peer support
(Indigenous artists, Ages 15-30)
Create and perform an original piece of your choice through regular meetings with a professional mentor and support from an Elder
The training and schedule are tailored to your interests, abilities, and goals
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Join a collective of artist for weekly training and rehearsals with a professional program facilitator
Together, create and perform an original, devised piece for the Festival
Develop your craft through mentorship from a professional theatre company and train in masterclasses with a professional director
Select and direct a piece of your choice for the Festival with the support to experiment and expand your practice
Join a team of aspiring leaders, administrators, and producers who work with Paprika’s staff to plan, promote, and present the 17th Annual Paprika Festival
Provide administrative and hands-on support for workshops, fundraisers, and the Festival
How to Apply:
Click here to see all programs, or select a program below to learn more about it and apply:
If you need help with your application or if you’d prefer to answer the questions in person, over the phone, or in another way, email firstname.lastname@example.org