Be SpectACTive! produces 15 new theatre/dance shows, involving young and innovative European artists or groups that are supported in the entire cycle of production, from the research period to the touring phase. The companies/artists involved are carefully chosen through a common assessment expressed by the artistic directors of theatres and festivals of the project.
The production process is developed through the creative residencies’ programme: 3 residencies of 11 days are expected for each artist/group in 3 different cities of the network, plus a fourth residency in house.
During the creative residencies, the artists enter in contact with different communities opening their work to several inputs given by the stay in new cultural contexts and organisations. At the same time, each hosting partner will have the possibility to know new artistic works and practices, creating also new areas of dialogue with its spectators and with the reference community.
The artistic productions are divided among “small”, “medium” and “large scale”, depending on the numbers of actors/dancers and technicians involved and the budget devoted. The network is producing 3 small productions, 7 medium productions, 5 large productions:
Each artist has the same chances to work on the project during the creative residencies scheduled from the network. In order to strengthen the support for production, the network provides for different bonus: