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⏰ Deadline: 30 September 2019
🌏 Sharjah, ARE
🗓 16 January – 1 February 2020

Open Call for International Productions

In January 2020 the first Fringe Festival on the Pan-Arabian Peninsula will be held as the Sharjah International Fringe takes place. The Fringe is being produced on behalf of Shurooq by UAE- based Dolphin Creative, in partnership with South Africa’s National Arts Festival.

Spread across multiple venues in the Emirate of Sharjah, the new Fringe will focus exclusively on work for families and young people – across all genres: theatre, dance, music, illusion, puppetry and comedy. This is an open call to artists wishing to stage their work on the Fringe, which will operate on a selected programming model.

Closing date for submissions: 30 September 2019
Selection process and contracting: 30 September – 31 October 2019
Bookings open: 16 December 2019

They are specifically looking for between 40 and 60 productions, targeted at young people and families, that will inspire a love for live performance, theatre and entertainment in our audience. They are looking for work that astounds and delights, and that will help us establish the Sharjah Fringe as a destination for high-quality and innovative productions as we create unforgettable moments and lifelong memories.


How to apply

Please read the entire call here and fill out the application form:

Application form



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