10-13 September 2009, Tarrega, Spain. Deadline for theatre companies: 15 February 2009; open registration for individual visitors
Since 1981, when it was founded by the group Comediants, every year on the second weekend of September, Tàrrega holds the Fira de Teatre, the most important performing arts fair in southern Europe. It draws over 800 professionals and more than 100,000 spectators who transform the town into magnificent showcase for the contemporary performing arts and an impressive popular festival.
The basic aims of FiraTàrrega are to promote artistic production, facilitate contracting and make the circulation of artists and companies possible for the most varied exhibition circuits.
Fira Tàrrega presents more than 200 performances of over sixty international companies covering full range of current theatrical tendencies. The programme includes street spectacles and productions of all ganres in theatre venues (drama, visual, dance, circus, cabaret, etc) for children and for adults.
La Llotja is the area where the professional activity is concentrated at FiraTàrrega. It is the meeting point where theatrical and cultural agents from all over the world buy and sell shows and a place for free and spontaneous contacts between artists, managers, producers, distributors, companies, and public and private institutions linked to the world of the performing arts.
Prizes for the best shows
Professional companies and artists interested in participating in FiraTàrrega must send their artistic proposals (dossier, DVD, technical details & contact) until the 15th of February. In the case of as yet unperformed shows the project description or production concept should be included.
Companies, entities or institutions involved in contracting, distributing, managing, promoting, etc. the performing arts who are interested in participating at La Llotja of FiraTàrrega must appear in the de Professionals Area data base. To have your details included in the above-mentioned data base contact email@example.com
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