Open Call

R-Evolution project

20 participants | 14 partners | 1 festival

The open call R-Evolution Project aims to promote a professional path in contemporary creation that can offer its participants an international experience, with the aim of promoting intercultural dialogue and career empowerment for young creative talents under 35.

Through a cycle of residencies, meetings and confrontations, to be held in the partners’ countries, with the support of tutors, the participants will have the opportunity to develop an artistic project (work in progress) to be presented as part of a widespread festival in the partners’ countries, which will be the final landing point of the undertaken path.


Artists and creatives under 35, such as playwrights, directors, producers / organizers, videomakers, set designers, graphic designers, etc.



R-Ev consists of artistic residencies and virtual meetings, through which selected young artists and creatives will have the chance to develop original projects that will be presented at partner venues during a widespread festival.


You can apply by sending an email to no later than May 6th, 2023, attaching all the documents and materials requested in the call.


Nuovo Teatro Sanità (Naples, IT) // Sardegna Teatro (Cagliari, IT) // Scena Nuda (Reggio Calabria, IT) // Festival Primavera dei Teatri (Calabria, IT) // Centro cultural Recoleta (Argentina) // FIBA festival (Argentina) // Teatro Regional Biobío > Concepción (Chile) // Santiago Off festival (Chile) // INAE > Montevideo (Uruguay) // Implosivo Arte Escenicas > Montevideo (Uruguay) // Festival Brújula al Sur > Santiago de Cali (Colombia) // Artemrede > Santerém (Portugal) // Município de Torres Vedras (Portugal) // Zoukak Theatre > Beirut (Lebanon) // Théâtre El Hamra > Tunisi (Tunisia) // with the support of the Italian Ministry of Culture (MiC).


Which requirements must I have to apply?
  • Passport valid for traveling;
  • Regular visa or residency permit, for foreign citizens;
  • Age between 18 and 35 at the time of submitting the application;
  • Knowledge, both written and spoken, of the English language;
  • Availability for dialogue, ability to adapt and to work in groups;
  • Availability to deal with new methods and new working models;
  • 3 years minimum of professional experience proven by the CV;
  • Availability during the activity periods indicated in the Call.

It is desirable for participants to have an interest in the international contemporary scene, and an attention to models of stage writing that propose both traditional and alternative forms for interdisciplinary creation.

Where and when will the project activities take place?

The activities will take place from June 2023 to September 2024, both in person and remotely online, according to the following calendar:

June 2023: preliminary activity in virtual way.
September 2023: creative residency in Tunis.
From November 2023 until September 2024: a second creative residencies and presentation of artistic projects (work in progress).

Each couple or work group will take minimum 2 residences each (including the first one in Tunis). Each residency foresees a length between 7 to 10 days (including travel days).

Each artist will be provided the means to carry out 2 residencies which may increase depending on the skills and competences of the participants (ability to network, intercept additional resources/grants, participate in public calls, etc.).

Will the activities require a physical presence?

The artistic residences will be held in person while the continuation of the project will be carried out through online/remote meetings.

Attendance, both online and in person, is mandatory.

When will I know if I'm one of the selected participants?

The selected candidates will be contacted via email within May 30th, 2023.

To which professionals is the call addressed?

The call is open to figures such as playwrights, directors, performers, choreographers, dancers, performers, set designers, videomakers, visual artists, producers, etc., and in general to those figures considered fundamental to the creative and production process.

How will the residencies work?

The residencies are aimed at creating couples or work groups that will have to synergistically develop an original artistic study-project around the chosen theme.

Work groups formation will be carried out with the help of tutors, selected by the R-Evolution partners, during the first residency in Tunis scheduled for September (from the 11th until the 20th approximately), and after careful evaluation of the different artistic and poetic aesthetics of every participant.

Will the artistic projects be shown to the public?

The artistic projects will be presented within a widespread festival (open to the audience) that will be organized at the partners’ headquarters (approximately summer of 2024).

Will I have to pay for the residencies?

The Organization will take upon itself to guarantee participants:

  • Per diem and accommodation, according to a spirit of sharing (apartments, B&B, hospitality, etc.) and adaptability (except for residents or domiciled in the cities where the activities are located);
  • National and international journeys in tourist class (except for residents or domiciled in the cities where the activities are located);
  • A research grant of 1.000 euros gross.

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call 2023

Apply now!

Submit your application by May 6th for an opportunity to participate in a professional course of residencies, meetings and cross-cultural comparisons to develop an original artistic project.

R-Evolution Project 2023 |