La MaMa Umbria International 2023 summer workshops for theatre professionals
La MaMa Umbria International is calling for applications from professional theatre practitioners and playwrights for their summer workshop programme, from 10 July to 3 September 2023, in Umbria, Italy.
The organisation provides artists from around the world with residency programmes and intensive workshops. For nearly 25 years, La MaMa Umbria has fostered cross-cultural and international exchanges and creative collaborations.
24th Annual La MaMa Umbria International Symposium for Directors
Session 1: 10–24 July 2023
Session 2: 25 July – 8 August 2023
During the two two-week sessions, directors will take workshops with distinguished, internationally renowned directors, visit Spoleto and other Umbrian cultural sites.
Accommodation, meals, and local transport are included in the fee of 3,000 EUR.
The 2023 Master Artists include Dmitry Krymov (Founder, Krymov Lab – Russia), Shahid Nadeem (Artistic Director, Ajoka Theatre – Lahore, Pakistan), Ong Keng Sen (Founder/Artistic Director TheatreWorks - Singapore), and Thomas Ostermeier (Artistic Director, Schaubühne Theatre - Berlin).
17th Annual La MaMa Umbria International Playwright Retreat
10–20 August 2023
During the 10-day programme, playwrights will participate in workshops with a Master Playwright, have time to work on their own writing and share with other participants. Playwrights may visit Spoleto and other Umbrian cultural sites.
Accommodation, meals and local transport are included in the fee.
Next Generation: New Performance Incubator
20 August – 3 September 2023
This programme allows international artists under age 35 to create new projects with collaborators.
La MaMa Umbria offers scholarships to disadvantaged artists from countries that have had little to no representation in the residency programmes.
La MaMa Umbria application guidelines
Deadline: 15 May 2023 (although places can fill up before the deadline)