Roel Verniers Pitch & Prize 2023
Curious about budding talent? Meet the next generation of talented creators.
Het TheaterFestival supports creators via the Roel Verniers Pitch & Prize. For this, we look for fresh concepts from upcoming and graduated performing artists from all corners of the field: theater, dance, slam, performance, text, …
In 2023, these plans will be read by a reading committee composed of Ruth Mariën (detheatermaker), Mulanga Nkolo (MestizoArtsPlatform), Prisca Agnes Nishimwe (artist), Yasmin Holail Mohamed (Amplo) & Nora Mahammed (Het TheaterFestival). They nominate 8 interesting concepts with their creators.
The nominees will present their concept during Het TheaterFestival for jury and audience on Tuesday, September 12 from 1pm.
The winner of the Roel Verniers Prize 2023 will be announced in the evening at 7 pm. The winner will receive, among other things, a co-production sum of €10,000 and a place at Het TheaterFestival 2024 in Antwerp.
Everyone is welcome to attend the presentations and the award ceremony!
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