Conditions and terms

  1. Eligible to take part in “Danail Chirpansky” International Student Theater Festival are all Theater Academies or Institutes of Higher Education with a Theater Faculty or program.
  2. Each theater school (higher level of education) may apply with a maximum of two graduation performances or productions (which can also be in development during application process, but finished until the Festival).
  3. The maximum length of the performance should be no longer than 150 minutes.
  4. The performance could be in any language, but English subtitles are a requirement, unless the performance is non-verbal or in English.
  5. The festival provides:
  • The 5 day accommodation and meals for up to 10 people (including teachers and staff).
  • Full accreditation for free attendance to all festival activities
  • The local transportation of the participants from SOFIA to STARA ZAGORA.
  • Technical staff for the stage, lights and sound
  • Two available venues (stages) – Main stage at the Drama Theatre “Geo Milev” and Chamber stage of the Puppet Theatre in the city

 

PLEASE NOTE: The Festival DOES NOT cover travel costs and visas of the participants and transportation of sets and props. We will gladly assist you with alternatives of elements and/or props at our venues, if available and arranged beforehand.

A Selection Committee will look through all the applications and choose 6 performances to take part in the festival, one of which Bulgarian.

These are the procedural stages:

  • Application – till the end of October
  • Selection – through November
  • Details about participation – until the Festival

HOW TO APPLY?

  • Necessary documents for applying

Please read and fill it carefully and double check as it is of crucial importance for the flawless realization. 

  1. FORM №1 INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTITUTE
  2. FORM №2 INFORMATION ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE
  3. FORM №3 ORGANIZATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  4. FORM №4 TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
  5. LETTER OF CONFIRMATION (this signed, scanned and sent)
  • Video of the performance

This should be a non-edited sequence of length from the show, long enough (not shorter then 10 minutes) to provide a truthful perception of the nature of the action/performance or work in progress. You may send it as attached file alongside attached Forms, or share it in the email as a link to some video platform or Drive (YouTube, Vimeo, Google Disc…)

  • Technical parameters of the available stages
  1. Chamber Stage (Puppet theatre) 
  2. Main Stage (Geo Milev) 

 

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to help you:  festival@istfestbg.com