Cryptic Nights

September 26, 2014 in All Opportunities, Composers, Opportunity, Performers by mwhiteside

·         An artist at the start of their creative career based in Scotland?
·         Create high quality innovative work with original music or sound-based elements that cross artistic boundaries?
·         Create remarkable moments that engage audiences?
·         Presents work that inspires, invigorates and excites;
·         Crosses creative boundaries with live music, visual and sonic art, film and new media;
·         Dynamically engages audiences beyond traditional art forms with a Cryptic edge;
·         Supports emerging artists’ artistic development and enables them to take risks;
·         Gives audiences the opportunity to see inspiring and engaging work they would not usually have an opportunity to experience.
Your project can be a second outing of an existing work. Cryptic Nights provides an opportunity to develop it further.
Whilst Cryptic Nights is mainly based in CCA, Glasgow, we are also interested in innovative site-specific works, as well as projects that can be performed in a black box or gallery space.
·         Traditional theatre, dance or literature;
·         The creation of a new work;
·         Work which has already been given substantial support/platform by another organisation.
·         A guaranteed fee of £500 per performance with support, advice and space to take risks;
·         A performance platform for your work supported by an experienced, international arts company;
·         Venue, technical, PR and marketing support;
·         An opportunity to build a new audience and raise your profile;
·         Free entry to other Cryptic Nights throughout the year;
·         Valuable networking opportunities.
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Deadline: 23 October 2014
Applications should be sent to:
We would prefer to receive audio and video files through Soundcloud or Vimeo. If this is not possible, please provide two hard copies of your audio/visual documentation to:
Cryptic Nights, Cryptic, CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD
Please enclose a self-addressed envelope if you would like your materials to be returned.