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12th the Black Box International Theatre and Dance Festival – Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Currently the Black Box festival accepts proposals for his 2018 Open stage program.

When: May 31 – June 6 2018

Where: Plovdiv, Bulgaria

From 2007, the Festival features innovative theatre and dance companies from all over the world, presenting 82 solo artists and companies from 25 countries so far.

The Black Box ITDF presents original, challenging international plays and dance performances, in addition to organizing seminars and workshops.

The Black Box ITDF is organized by the Black Box Foundation, in partnership with the Municipality of Plovdiv and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria. Bulgaria’s foreign embassies and cultural institutes also play an active role in co-organizing the event.

The Black Box ITDF is on the official cultural calendars of the Ministry of Culture and Municipality of Plovdiv.


12th the Black Box International Theatre and Dance Festival – Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2018 Open stage program

All submissions must be a premiere for Bulgaria and/or Plovdiv.

We must receive the application on or before August 30, 2017.

If the production is selected, the Black Box Festival will send a formal invitation, and cover the hotel, meals, and transfers to/from Sofia Airport.

Airline tickets and scenery or other freight shipping costs will not be covered.

Production’s total cast and crew may not exceed five (5) people.

Please send us any additional production fact sheet, stage plan and all technical requirements to the following address:, together with the number of your application.

Link to the application form –