Generate Festival Call-Out

CALL-OUT FOR CV-BASED COMMUNITY PERFORMANCE GROUPS TO PERFORM AT GENERATE FESTIVAL

Are you a community performance group based in Coventry and Warwickshire and interested in showcasing your creativity during the City of Culture year? Apply to perform at GENERATE Festival, a new multi-weekend event coming to Coventry this summer courtesy of Coventry City of Culture Trust and The Albany Theatre.
This is an opportunity for existing local amateur and community performance groups. This can include youth or student performance groups, amateur theatre groups, dance groups, choirs and more.

To support your group in taking part, successful applicants will receive small grants of up to £1,000 per group.

Before you apply, read the call-out document below.

CALL-OUT DOCUMENT - WORD

CALL-OUT DOCUMENT - PDF

READY TO APPLY?

There are three different ways to apply. You only need to pick one of these methods.

1. Apply online using the following link.

APPLY ONLINE

2. Apply using our downloadable application form and submit by email to [email protected]

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM - WORD

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM - PDF

3. Apply using a video or audio clip no longer than 4 minutes with examples of your group sent to [email protected] via WeTransfer.

Applications close - Monday 24 May, 5pm.

Image: A woman performing on a small stage in front of a crowd of people sat on the grass in a park. Photo by Nicola Salmon (c) RSC.

Image: A woman performing on a small stage in front of a crowd of people sat on the grass in a park. Photo by Nicola Salmon (c) RSC.

Image: A group of dancers dressed in purple and orange carnival costumes in a park. Photo by Sam Allard (c) RSC.

Image: A group of dancers dressed in purple and orange carnival costumes in a park. Photo by Sam Allard (c) RSC.

ATTEND AN APPLICATION SURGERY

Want to know more before you apply? If you’re unsure whether you want to apply to get involved, or don’t know how, our Application Surgeries will help you.

Meet the organisers of Generate Festival to find out more about the call-out and ask questions about the application process.

Both sessions are free to join. Choose one of the sessions below and click 'BOOK TICKETS' to book your place.

Session #1: Tuesday 11 May, 6pm - 7pm, Zoom (Closed captioning provided)

BOOK TICKETS

Session #2: Thursday 20 May, 6pm - 7pm, in person at The Albany Theatre

BOOK TICKETS

If you require BSL or Audio Description at either of these sessions, please contact [email protected]

TRANSLATED CALL-OUTS

The call-out document and application form are available in Romanian, Polish, Indian Punjabi and Urdu below.

ROMANIAN

Call-out document:

CALL-OUT - WORD

CALL-OUT - PDF

Application form:

APPLY NOW - WORD

APPLY NOW - PDF

POLISH

Call-out document:

CALL-OUT - WORD

CALL-OUT - PDF

Application form:

APPLY NOW - WORD

APPLY NOW - PDF

INDIAN PUNJABI

Not yet available - check back soon!

URDU

Call-out document:

CALL-OUT - WORD

CALL-OUT - PDF

Application form:

APPLY NOW - WORD

APPLY NOW - PDF

GENERATE Festival is supported by the National Lottery Community Fund.

GENERATE Festival is supported by the National Lottery Community Fund.