About Music Theatre NOW
A Competition ...
The Music Theatre Committee of the International Theatre Institute (ITI) in cooperation with the German Centre of ITI invites artists and other music and theatre professionals to participate in the second edition of a worldwide competition for the creators of new opera and music theatre. First productions of new works, which were professionally realized anywhere in the world since January 1, 2008 may be submitted.
The jury is made up of professionals from five different continents: Brett Bailey, South Africa, Martin Bauer, Argentina, Beth Morrison, USA, Roland Quitt, Germany, and Danny Yung, Hong Kong.
The deadline for final submission is July 25th, 2012.The jury will select a total of 18 works that are exemplary in terms of the development of contemporary music theatre respective of their countries or regions of origin.
... and a Meeting
The prizewinners will be invited to present their work in short lectures at the international meeting Music Theater NOW in Jönköping, Sweden as part of the Swedish Biennal for Performing Arts from May 22nd through May 26th 2013. Artists and presenters from all over the world will attend the meeting which is part of an international festival.
Music Theatre NOW award winners receive a unique opportunity for international exposure and invaluable personal exchange with other professionals. In addition a special workshop for all prizewinners will be held.
Prizewinners will qualify for additional prizes of invitations for live performances at partner venues throughout the world including the Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre in Shanghai, China.