Backstreet Festival (Egypt) - open call

23. Juni 2014

The 2cond edition of Backstreet Festival will take place in Alexandria, Egypt from 16-22 October 2014. The Festival is calling for participation.

The call is open for theatre troupes from the Euro-Mediterranean region and is targeting the following types of performances: Musical and Improvisational theatre, Street performances (slapstick, living/human statutes, etc), Installations, Multimedia performances, Puppet theatre, Comedy, Clowning, Pantomime; all types of performances related to street art are welcome to apply. However, there is no focus this year on purely dramatic and/or classical plays as well as contemporary dance.

The festival covers the expenses of accommodation, per diem and airport transportation for the performers, but it does not support production and flight tickets.

The deadline of receiving an application is 30 June 2014.


For further information and application form please contact

Amina Abodoma
Programme Manager
Teatro Eskendria &
International Association for Creation and Training (I-act)
Tel: +2 01021771212