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Biennale College - Theatre 2017

La Biennale di Venezia, chaired by Paolo Baratta, announces the program of the Biennale College – Teatro and the launch of the first call addressed to Italian directors, that will be open from 4 March to 3 April 2017.

The call, according the project by Director Antonio Latella, is aimed at Italian directors aged between 18 and 30. Directors will have to submit a new project or a project that has not been performed in its final version yet.

The first section of the Biennale College - Theatre - Directors will develop over the 2017-2018 period and will be articulated in different phases to take place in Venice:

- the first phase will take place in May including the first directors selected, up to a maximum of 30: five directors will then be selected;

- the second phase will feature the five selected directors and the presentation of the first stages of their projects (approx. 30 minutes duration) with the participation of the attendees and the masters who will take part in the activities of the Biennale Teatro 2017 and the College. A single winning director will be selected out of this phase;

- in the third phase, the winning director will work on his/her show, developing all of its aspects with the support of the Theatre department artistic director, Antonio Latella. The director will be given a production bonus for a maximum of 110,000 Euro;

- the fourth phase will feature the work in the program of the Biennale Teatro 2018.