Pitchpad ASEAN at Borak Arts Series 2017: Call for Submissions

Pitchpad ASEAN at Borak Arts Series 2017: Call for Submissions

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Image of Cansur by Fairul Zahid. Photographed by LH Tang.
Image of Cansur by Fairul Zahid. Photographed by LH Tang.

Borak Arts Series Performing Arts Conference’s Pitchpad ASEAN: Call for Submissions
Deadline: 01 Sep 2017, 5 pm (GMT+8)
Time of program: 14 and 15 Oct 2017

From the open call:

Borak Arts Series’ Pitchpad ASEAN creates a forum for all involved in the arts to present or discover new performing arts projects. Pitchpad ASEAN will introduce up to 10 submissions to pitch their works to more then 170 performing arts professionals, including presenters, festival directors and venue programmers. Selected applicants have seven minutes to pitch their work and three minutes following their pitch to answer questions.

Participants may potentially secure additional project support, representation, touring opportunities, performance engagements, international exposure, premiere locations, and more as a direct result of their presentation at Pitchpad ASEAN, Borak Arts Series.

To be eligible to pitch, prospective projects must meet one of the two criteria:
— The work is still in developmental stage with plans to premiere within the next two years OR
— The work has already premiered but has not yet toured outside its country of origin

Eligibility criteria for all applicants:
— Professional performing artist(s) or company originating from an ASEAN member country
— Available to present at Borak Arts Series (in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) on Sunday, 15 October 2017 between 11.30 am to 3.00 pm
— Able to attend a technical rehearsal on the evening of 14 October 2017

To apply for Pitchpad ASEAN, applicants are required to email [email protected] to request for an application form. Applications must be submitted by 1 September 2017 at 17:00 (UTC/GMT +8 hours) along with proof of payment for the application fee of MYR58 nett (approximately USD$15).

For more information and application form please visit the organizer’s website.

*NOTE: Hanoi Grapevine merely announces the open calls and cannot help in the application process. For further inquiries, please direct to the organizers.

Watch Borak Arts Series 2017’s official trailer here:

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