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  • Call for Submission: Artists in Residence at MUSIKTHEATERTAGE WIEN

    Posted by Tanja Bachheimer on April 9, 2024 at 17:56

    Call for Submission: Artists in Residence at MUSIKTHEATERTAGE WIEN – Contemporary Music Theatre Festival, Vienna

    Friday, 5th April 2024

    Join us at MUSIKTHEATERTAGE WIEN, an international festival shaping the future of contemporary music theatre in Vienna!

    In June and September 2024, we invite music theatre collectives and artists for a residency in Vienna, Austria. Dive into a vibrant scene, foster connections, and develop your music theatre projects in a supportive environment.

    MUSIKTHEATERTAGE WIEN will be hosting two residencies (June and September 2024), as part of the EU-funded residency project What’s Next? exploring “Safe cultural multi-spaces for the multidisciplinary reflection of (post)war and (post)crisis European identity”. Each residency will be two-parted: One week in June and one week in September 2024.

    The project concepts you are working on should frame one of the following topics:

    • Ecological future (responsibility, human/environment, sustainability, climate crisis,

    • The decision-making human being (e.g., homo politicus, individualism vs. swarm behavior, all kinds of social, political or philosophical aspects)

    ℹ️ Residency Details:

    🌟 Dates: Part one 9th-16th June & Part two 20th-27th September 2024

    📍 Location: Vienna, Austria

    👥 Who Can Apply?

    Open to collectives and artist groups in contemporary music theatre (max. 6 members), who are willing to join both dates (June AND September 2024).

    💡 What We Offer:

    • Accommodation and workspace

    • Daily allowance of 30 Euros per artist

    • Networking opportunities with Austrian music theatre creators and international curators in the frame of the ‘Austrian Music Theatre Day’ conference

    • Attendance at cultural events like Vienna International Festival (June) and Musiktheatertage Wien Festival (September)

    • Concluding presentation to Vienna’s music theatre community in frame of a networking event of Musiktheatertage Wien Festival in September 2024

    📝 Application Requirements:

    Please send the following materials via E-Mail (pdf, max. 10 MB) to

    • Project Idea / Concept – max one A4 page

    • Statement of your residency intentions – max. one A4 page

    • CV or collective/group description

    • Artist bios

    • Portfolio of selected works as a PDF file OR a LINK to the portfolio website

    📅 Deadline for Submissions:

    29th April 2024, 08.00 am CET

    The applications will be assessed by the festival team, selected residents will be informed by 3rd May 2024.

    📧 For Inquiries:

    Please contact Anna Knapp (project manager) at

    About “What’s next?”

    The project “What’s next? Safe cultural multi-spaces for the multidisciplinary reflection of (post)war and (post)crisis European identity” offers a unique opportunity for artists, designers, writers, and creatives of all kinds to explore and expand their creative horizons and reflect on challenges Europe has faced in the recent decade. Cultural (micro) organizations from Ukraine, Poland, Romania, Germany, and Austria will provide interconnected spaces for reflection for artists and cultural workers to come together. During this one-week program, participants will receive support, mentorship, and access to resources to bring their projects to life. Located in an inspiring environment, the residency provides accommodation, workspace, and the chance to connect with fellow creators. Join us in embracing creativity and innovation at “What’s next” Residency!

    Project in a partnership with: Gabriela Tudor Foundation (Romania), MitOst (Germany), MUSIKTHEATERTAGE WIEN (Austria), proto produkciia (Ukraine), Wrocław Institute of Culture (Poland), zusa (Germany). Co-funded by the European Union.


    MUSIKTHEATERTAGE WIEN is an internationally renowned festival dedicated to contemporary music theatre. Every year, we bring together artists, performers, and audiences to explore new connections between music, text, space, and technology. Our festival curates and co-produces cutting-edge performances, fostering innovation and pushing the boundaries of traditional theatre. Join us in Vienna for an unforgettable celebration of creativity and collaboration at the MUSIKTHEATERTAGE WIEN! More Info:

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