The National Cultural Foundation (NCF) and The Fresh Milk Art Platform are inviting interested and qualified persons to apply for the 2017 Emerging Directors Residency.
ONE early-career Barbadian theatre director will be selected to undertake a 50-hour residency at Fresh Milk Arts Platform, Walkers, St George, and will receive a stipend of BDS$1000. The residency will take place over a period of five (5) weeks from October 2nd to November 3rd, 2017.
The Resident will have access to the Colleen Lewis Reading Room, and to an established Caribbean mentor working in theatre, and to two actors for experimental purposes.
The applicant must be a qualified theatre practitioner who has directed between 1 and 4 plays.
Application forms are available here, at the NCF Headquarters, West Terrace, St. James, or online at freshmilkbarbados.com. Deadline for applications: July 27th 2017.
Quotes from last year’s Emerging Directors Resident:
Renelde Headley, Emerging Director, 2016 Resident, said this:
“Being gifted the opportunity to experiment with, investigate and develop my own style of directing in such an intensive way has been welcomed and greatly appreciated.”
“Perhaps the best aspect of the residency was being able to receive mentorship from Rawle Gibbons. Having the chance to pick the brains of such an experienced practitioner was phenomenal, he was often able to guide me with great suggestions as well as help make certain ideas more concrete.”
Emerging Directors Residency – Application Form