The Drama Section of the National Theatre in Prague and the Prague Crossroads festival have decided to offer a creative scholarship and residency stay in Prague for two Belarussian playwrights.
The resident authors will be accommodated in the National Theatre lodging house located in the historical centre of Prague, at the Anenské square, for a period of six weeks. The call is not limited by age or the author's citizenship and is intended for authors writing in the Belarussian or Russian language. The residency stay is aimed to allow the authors sufficient time for writing their own play, and also to acquaint the Czech cultural public with contemporary Belarussian playwriting. During their stay in Prague, the authors will take part in a public reading of their existing works and in other events organised by the National Theatre Drama or the Embassy of Independent Belarusian Culture, based on mutual agreement.
15 March 2021 (The results will be announced on 31 March 2021; the applicants will be selected by the dramaturgs of the National Theatre Drama)
Two residency stays are available for this term.
The application form contains additional terms and conditions, which constitute an integral part
of this call and are binding on the applicants.
Please send the documents to firstname.lastname@example.org and specify the following in the Subject: “Residency stay for Belarussian playwrights”.