Nominations Open for Ellen Stewart International Award!

Deadline: 31 August 2017

Nominations are open for “Ellen Stewart International Award” that is presented to an individual artist or group of artists who work together or a theatre organization that demonstrates success in promoting social change and youth engagement through their theatre practice.

Benefits

  • Two weeks residency at the world-famous artist residence: La MaMa Umbria International in Spoleto, Italy. La MaMa Umbria provides accommodation, meals and support for the development of a new or continuing project:
  • The new project/performance will have its premiere at the famous Spoleto Festival of 2 Worlds.
  • Cash award in support to the project.
  • Presentation of the Award at a highly visible ceremony before an international audience with extensive press coverage.
  • Invitation to participate in International Theatre Institute’s World Congress.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be engaged in a practice that uses performance as a means for social change, particularly with youth.
  • The artist(s) who wins this honor uses theatre as a mechanism for inspiring young people to understand others so they can make a positive contribution to their community.
  • The winner must have a demonstrated commitment to engaging communities through live performance toward improving conditions in the society.
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience in engaging communities through theatrical performance, training and/or teaching.
  • Must be an individual or company who would commit to a Residency at La MaMa Umbria International during the summer 2018.
  • Must have the support of three prominent members of the world theatre/performance community, whose letters are included in the Proposal.
  • Must be able to demonstrate how winning the Award will help the artist or company continue its work toward socially engaged performance, as exemplified by the art and work of Ellen Stewart.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications via email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit Ellen Stewart International Award.

Latest Funds for NGOs

Apply for Wolfson Family Charitable Trust Funds! Helping People with Special Needs

EC-EACEA Call for Proposals: Intra-Africa Academic Mobility Scheme 2017

USAID/ Bureau for Food Security: Feed The Future Partnership with Partners for Food Solutions (PFS)

The Other Foundation Research Grant: Seeking Expression of Interests from African Researchers

G4AW Grant Program: Increasing and Enhancing Sustainable Food Production

Access Co-Development Facility (ACF): Providing Local Project Developers and Originators in Africa

Comic Relief’s “Youth and HIV-Think Afresh Initiative”: Supporting Youth-Led Organisations

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of OES: Seeking Applications for ADAPT-Africa Project

OSIWA Call for Proposals: Seeking Proposals from Local Organizations based in West Africa

Call for Applications: AGNES Intra-Africa Mobility Grant 2017

AWHF Call for Applications: Moses Mapesa Research Grant

DST-RCN Call for Proposals 2017: Supporting Projects in the Field of ICT Research

Asia New Zealand Foundation: Inviting Journalists for Travel & Discretionary Grants

The Embassy of Finland in Lithuania: 2017 Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) in Belarus

Apply for Australian Disability and Indigenous Peoples’ Education Fund!

U.S. Department of State, PAS:  Seeking Applications for Public Diplomacy Grants Program

UNDP/GEF Call for Project Grant Proposals: Delievering Global Environment Benefits to meet the Socio-Economic Priorities in Jordan

U.S. Embassy in Chile: Seeking Applications for Public Diplomacy Programs with Chile

U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia: Democracy Outreach/Alumni Program

Call for Proposals: EU-China Cooperation on Wildlife Protection

U.S. Mission in Kampala, Uganda: Julia Taft Refugee Fund

IDRC Call for Proposals: Health Information Systems or Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in West Africa

Fund for Local Cooperation 2017: Seeking Applications from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia

IDRC Call for Proposals: Health Information Systems or Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in the Middle East and North Africa

* indicates required

You have Successfully Subscribed!