CALL FOR APPLICATION
International Festival of high school theatre Juventafest
The 8th International Festival of highschool theatre Juventafest will be held in Sarajevo from 9-13th September 2020, organized by the Association for development and improvement of multimedia arts and culture „Medija-Art“.
The application is open to all theatre groups whose performers are age 14 – 19. All participants on the scene (actors, choirs, dance groups, musicians), have to be of age anticipated for highschool. It is desirable, but it is not stipulated that supporting sections (scenographers, costume designers, make-up artists, and others) consist of high school students. Submitted play should not be shorter than 30 minutes, while the maximum duration of the play is not set. All the groups are obligated to deliver quality made a recording of the play as closed Vimeo or Youtube link. The recording should be made in a total of one shot and from one place without editing. If the play is not in English or any of the official languages of Bosnia and Herzegovina it has to be subtitled in English.
The selector of the Festival will select a maximum of eight theatre plays for the competition/main festival program. The duration of the Festival is five days.
Except for the competition program, the educational program of the Festival is also of great importance. Four performing art workshops will be organized for the Festival participants. All of the Festival participants are obligated to attend all the Festival programs. Any non-compliance with the above mentioned, and all are graded during the Festival (cooperation with the hosts, other participants and groups, overall behavior, general impression and similar) could affect individuals or groups when it comes to sanctions, disqualifications and other forms of sanctions.
Festival jury is composed of three members – theatrologists, playwrights, actors, directors…
By the propositions of the Festival, the jury will decide on the following Festival awards:
- Grand Prix for the best theatre play at the Festival
- Special Jury Award
All rights to change and add to the mentioned rules are reserved by the organizer.
The organizer of the Festival will provide accommodation and food during the duration of the Festival for all the festival participants.
Theatre groups independently cover their transport costs.
The Association „Medija – Art“ is the only valid organizer of the International Festival of high school theatre Juventafest.
The deadline for the applications and submission of the recording of the play is 1st May 2020.