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19 Jan 2019

Portugal | Mais Imaginarius - call for street theatre festival proposals


Mais Imaginarius is an international competition that challenges emerging artists to present creations for public space at the Imaginarius – International Street Theater Festival of Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal. Open international call for proposals to be presented at 19th edition of festival in May 2019.

The selected projects will benefit from some support for travel, food and lodging, technical support and dissemination of creations in the networks of the festival and participation in the professional space Imaginarius PRO. The selected projects will be presented at the 19th edition of the Festival and will automatically be candidates for a final prize, consisting an invitation for an artistic residence to debut in the main program of the following year’s edition.


Applications from artistic projects by Portuguese and international companies are eligible;

Artists and companies applying to Mais Imaginarius 2019 must be available for performances on 24, 25 and 26 May 2019, during the time period of the festival;

Each performative selected project must perform in public 5 to 6 times during the festival [the final number will be settled with the artist according to the format, duration and availability];


1. The management of Imaginarius – International Street Theatre Festival of Santa Maria da Feira will compensate the participation and presentation of the selected artists and companies, as follows:

a) Travel expenses of Portuguese and international companies, through a financial backup to be included in a support grant for each participating artistic project/artist or company: 400 Euros – For artists and companies from Iberian Peninsula and from Madeira and Azores; 700 Euros – For artists and companies from the rest of Europe; 1.000 Euros – For artists and companies from other continents;

b) Food and board for the whole artistic team during the festival: arrival on 23 May and departure on 27 May 2019

Deadline: 15 January 2019