10 days left to apply for the Module I of the Festival Production Management Training 2019!

4 May 2018

The Festival Academy, an initiative of the European Festivals Association (EFA) invites young festival and production managers from across the globe to apply here by 15 May for the Festival Production Management Training in Antwerp, Belgium to take place from 16 to 19 January 2019.

A unique 3-module programme

The Festival Production Management Training is a format focusing especially on production management in terms of realising and implementing the vision of the artistic director. The training programme looks at the practical side of this process, with special attention given to working with artists. Participants meet and exchange with experienced production managers and artists, including set designers, light designers, conductors, choir leaders etc. The training is set up as a long-term programme of three modules spread over a period of one or more year(s).

Module I: 16-19 January 2019, Antwerp, Belgium: a 4-day workshop with practical study visits and focus on the exchange of experiences. Following two successful editions, The Festival Academy continues its collaboration with deSingel International Arts Campus where Module I will take place. deSingel is an arts site for theatre, dance, music and architecture, meant for a broad art-loving audience. As a contemporary and international-oriented arts campus, deSingel pays special attention to permanent arts education.

Module II: hands-on placement at a high-level festival (see the festivals which offered placements for the 2018 edition here)

Module III: a three-day concluding session (have a look at the 2016 edition here)

Application deadline: 15 May 2018

Procedure: submit your Application Form. For all details visit the Festival Production Management Training website!

Join a unique new network

All participants of the training programmes of The Festival Academy will become part of a unique global network of young festival makers and production managers that counts 528 alumni from 70 countries to date, after 13 Ateliers for Young Festival Managers since 2006 in Görlitz, Varna, Singapore, Izmir, Ljubljana, Edinburgh, Poznan, Beirut, Gwangju, Budapest, Chiang Mai, Merano and Johannesburg, one Atelier for Young Festival and Cultural Managers in Shanghai, 2017, and three editions of the Festival Production Management Training (2016, 2017, 2018).