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Music Theatre Platform Ghent calls for submissions (16.05.17)

Music Theatre Platform Ghent calls for submissions for their Summer Academy programme.

Music Theatre Platform Ghent (MTPG) is a new initiative by four partners, all physically located at the Bijlokesite in Ghent. The partnership includes LOD music theatre (production house), Music Centre De Bijloke (venue), KASK and Royal Conservatory (School of Arts of University College Ghent) and SPECTRA (ensemble for contemporary music). All partners are involved in the international fields of contemporary music theatre and transmedial performance. Their ways of working within the scene are different yet highly complementary as organizational forces of the Music Theatre Platform Ghent.

The Summer Academy involves a coaching of young makers,artistic teams and ensembles who are eager to develop an artistic idea within the field of contemporary music theatre and/or transmedial performance.The MTPG offers a coaching by highly renowned artists and teachers, and a professional new music ensemble with the technical and logistic support of a well-equipped production house and music venue. If you are selected to participate, the MTPG offers you a stay between 1 and 3 weeks in Ghent and a rehearsal space in one of the performance halls at the Bijlokesite.

If you are interested, send a letter of application to the attention of LOD Muziektheater t.a.v. Hans Bruneel, Bijlokekaai 3, 9000 Ghent or to The application letter must contain a motivation for participation, a project description or artistic research proposal, a portfolio and a biography of all makers involved. Deadline 8th June 2017.

The Summer Academy will take place in Ghent, Belgium between August 21th and September 10th 2017. The MTPG will provide accommodation, catering and reimbursement of travel costs for all participants.