Opportunity: Open call for BAME practitioners looking to build international links


As part of our mission to represent the UK in all its diversity, the British Council are offering bursaries for BAME (black, Asian or minority ethnic) artists and producers to attend IETM Porto, an important international performing arts networking event, from 26 to 29 April 2018.

IETM (Informal European Theatre Meeting) is a network of over five hundred performing arts organisations and individuals working in contemporary performance in Europe and all over the world. It commissions publications and research projects, and advocates for the value of performing arts. Its events are a great opportunity to meet international colleagues and to broaden your understanding of the global opportunities and challenges for performing arts in the 21st century.

At a glance:

Where and when?
IETM Porto takes place in Portugal from 26–29 April 2018.

What does the bursary cover?
Successful applicants will receive a £500 bursary each. The bursary money can be used to contribute towards costs incurred travelling and staying in Porto. This might include, but is not limited to travel, accommodation, daily expenses and show tickets.