OUR 2021 SUMMER SEASON Be Festival



Your name

Your email


Company Name

Country of the company

What is your practice/art form: (if any)

For monitoring purposes it would be helpful if you could tell us about your ethnic background / heritage:



Duration of the piece (if any)

Description of the work (max. 300 words):
We may use this information in our programme if your work is selected.

Language(s) of the piece (if any)

Number of people participating in the project:

Number of people required to travel to Birmingham (maximum: number of performers + 1. i.e two performers & one director = 3) :

Where will you be travelling from? Please tell us for each person.

Nationalities of people working on the piece

What kind of space does your piece ideally require?

Technical/physical support required (if any):

Artist/company biography (max. 300 words):
We may use this information in our programme if your work is selected.

Links to any previous work relevant to this commission opportunity.
You can also attach a dossier or portfolio to this application form.


In the event international travel is permitted we will cover expenses for travel, accommodation and per diems, plus the agreed fee and a maximum of 2 covid tests (per person).

In the event this is not possible and given the changeable circumstances you are unable to travel to the UK, what would be your plan B in terms of presenting the work in Birmingham? (Include details of what you would need. For example, what kind of support resources and time for preparation? Could you deliver it without travelling to the UK?)

Have you applied to BE FESTIVAL before? If so, in which year and with which piece?

How did you learn about BE FESTIVAL? (Please be specific. eg. if you learnt about us from the internet, which website?)

If you experience any difficulties in completing written forms, we also welcome video applications of up to 5 minutes in length that respond to the questions on the form above. Please send these to info@befestival.org.

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