BE FESTIVAL SUMMER 2022 Be Festival
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Atlas Birmingham Call Out

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OPEN PARTICIPANT CALL: ATLAS BIRMINGHAM 

BE FESTIVAL 2022

BE FESTIVAL is seeking 100 residents of Birmingham to be part of ATLAS BIRMINGHAM, a large-scale participatory project – a living map of the city.


Join us for a celebration that is representative of the city and its people.

This project will be the opening act and centrepiece of BE FESTIVAL in 2022.  


BE FESTIVAL is a Birmingham-based arts organisation who believes in:

– crossing borders between countries, languages, cultures and disciplines; 

– creating meaningful, lasting connections between people of diverse backgrounds, through the medium of the performing arts and the framework of a festival. 

We are looking for the entire cross-section of society and are interested in as many professions, cultures, ethnicities, ages and dis/abilities possible in order to recreate a map that represents Birmingham. This means you could be employed, retired, a student, new to the city, born here, moved here, anything counts.  

KEY DATES: You would need to be available between Saturday 28 May – Saturday 4 June 2022 inclusive to attend rehearsals either in the afternoons, or evenings and be part of 2 public performances.

Performances take place on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4 June at 7.30pm.

To register your interest please email atlas@befestival.org with your name, profession, age and telephone number/email, if you have any access requirements, we will be in touch with more information. 

This is a voluntary opportunity, but we look to cover travel & provide subsistence to participants.

ATLAS is an idea and performance by professional and experienced artists Ana Borralho and João Galante (Portugal).  

No experience in theatre or drama is necessary.

For an audio version of this call out please click here.


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