IFA InteatroFestival Academy is the name of the professional artistic project promoted and founded in 2006 by Inteatro. Every year, young artists of various nationalities have the possibility to stay for a long period in Villa Nappi, in order to work with established artists.
The program has 12 vacancies for young artists / performers aged between 18 and 32 years, of different nationalities, who want to gain experience in research and training for the development of their practice.
IFA 2009 will start on Monday May 18th and will end on July 4th 2009. During their weeks in residency, the participants will explore their working methods and theatrical languages, with international artistic directors and performers, who will guide them in their personal and artistic growth.
Among the Mentors who have already confirmed their participation: Rosa Casado (Madrid), Cláudia Dias (Lisbon), Gustavo Frigerio (Rome), Jan Ritsema (St Erme Outre et Ramecourt) and Aydin Teker (Istanbul).
The participants will have the possibility to develop their personal projects within the planned working sessions. The course is intensive, and attendance is mandatory. The working sessions will take place in the morning, afternoons or evenings as decided by the mentors and for a maximum of 8 hours per day in the spaces of Villa Nappi and Teatro della Luna in Polverigi. Days off will also be agreed with the Mentors. Click here for the full application.