Theatre | Drama | Comedy | Musical Theatre

www.hiltonfestival.co.za
Tel: 033 383 0127
Cell: 082 469 7222
sueclarence@hiltonfestival.co.za

All applications close 31 May.

Should you wish for your production to be considered, please read the following details and then supply the following information.

All performances (theatre, comedy, music and lectures) are by invitation only.

The festival offers three basic deals.

  1. Your performance is bought by the festival for a fee
  2. The Festival offers a split risk scenario
  3. The festival makes a Fringe offer whereby you pay a rental and a percentage of profit but carry the risk yourselfBefore offers are made, the Festival requires you to submit a budget – see below

The festival has 14 performance venues.

All venues are technically equipped to suit the selected productions.

  • The Grindrod Bank Theatre seating 470: it is a permanent proscenium arch theatre
  • Memorial Hall seating 280: scaffold seating with performance area on floor
  • Campbell Hall seating 160: raised stage with seating on the floor
  • Drama Centre seating 160: as Memorial Hall
  • Art Block seating 100: intimate space with small stage, no raked seating
  • Fleur de Lys: Classical music lounge, seating 75
  • Falcon: seating 500: a marquee with a raised stage and semi raked seating
  • Festival Marquee: large live music venue
  • Bistro: small live music venue
  • Amphitheatre: open air performance space
  • Music Block: 80 seater ideal for children’s theatre; informal seating
  • 3 x lecture theatres: seating 100, 80 and 80 respectively
  • There are also several workshop venues, including classrooms

Requirements for Application

Please provide as much of the following information as is applicable to your genre.

1. For an already existing production:

  • Title
  • A fully developed script
  • Cast list
  • Names and bios of the creative team: director, musical director, designer, costume designer
  • Links to reviews
  • Links to footage of performance
  • A budget for 2 / 3 performances: include all professional fees, wages, rights; do not include travel, accommodation or set transport but provide details of number in travelling party, from where you will be travelling and an indication of size of set.

2. For a production still in developmental stages:

  • Title
  • As much script as possible
  • A detailed artistic treatment by the playwright and the director
  • Cast list
  • Names and bios of the creative team: director, musical director, designer, costume designer
  • A budget for 2 / 3 performances: include all professional fees, wages, rights; do not include travel, accommodation or set transport but provide details of number in travelling party, from where you will be travelling and an indication of size of set.

Please email your application to sueclarence@hiltonfestival.co.za

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