1. “International Women Playwrights Theatre Festival” will start on 16 November 2023 and will end on 26 November 2023.
  2. The festival will take place at Atatürk Cultural Centre (AKM) and Üsküdar Tekel Stage in Istanbul.
  3. Each company should send full video record, filled application form and 10 high resolution photos of the performance through online file sharing websites such as Dropbox, Google Drive etc. Applications made through the websites that impose time limitations will not be accepted.
  4. The application deadline is 4 September 2023.
  5. The group should not exceed the maximum of 20 participants (incl. actors, actresses, technical and other staff). Groups with lesser number will be preferred.
  6. Accommodation (bed&breakfast) will be covered by Istanbul State Theatre. For the lunch and dinner each group member will be paid an allowance of Turkish Lira equivalent of € 25 per person for each day of stay in Istanbul by Istanbul State Theatre. Please note that on the arrival day morning arrivals will be given this amount, late afternoon arrivals will be subjected to a certain stoppage in per diems.
  7. Each company is expected to perform two days as one performance for each day.
  8. Each company is welcomed to spend 4 nights at most.
  9. Each company is expected to determine and send information about the dates of arrival and departure, performance and the number of days will be spent in Istanbul. According to this information, performance dates will be mutually fixed. This information should be sent immediately after the application is confirmed.
  10. Hotel room placement/pairing schedule should be sent immediately after the application confirmed.
  11. Playwrights and directors will stay in single rooms, other company members in double or triple rooms.
  12. Each group should send a summary of their performance/play by e-mail immediately after the application is confirmed.
  13. Each group is expected to bring their own national flag and the flag of their company as well as enough amounts of brochures, photos (on flash disk) and any advertisement materials regarding the groups’ performance.
  14. Names, passport numbers and duty of the members of participant theatre should be sent completely and correctly.
  15. Any damage at the hotel is in the responsibility of the participating group and will be refunded from the group or the director.