Theatre Spaces Funding Scheme

What is the Theatre Spaces Funding Scheme?

Following the identification of seventy-two theatres in Malta in a national survey, Spazji Teatrali – A Catalogue of Theatres in Malta and Gozo was launched. The study aimed at evaluating the state of theatre buildings in Malta and Gozo and outlined the features of the theatres listed as well as the potential use of these spaces for anyone interested in performing there. This Funding Scheme is Divided into 2 Strands.

STRAND 1

What are the objectives of this strand?

This fund is designed to ensure that there is a legacy to the survey mentioned above. The objectives of the grant are:

  • To offer the financial means to make improvements in the selected spaces, leading to the spaces becoming both functional and more professional
  • To encourage decentralization in the use of theatre spaces in the Maltese Islands by diversifying areas, audiences and opportunities
  • To accommodate individual performers and performing arts practitioners including companies with rehearsal, workshop and performing spaces
  • To maximize on the opportunity for the sustainability of artistic work

The 5 theatres mentioned below will be benefiting from this unique funding scheme after successfully submitting their proposals in 2018:

1.Teatru Metanoia, Luqa, Malta
2.MADC Clubhouses, St Venera, Malta
3.Teatru Astra, Rabat, Gozo
4.Teatru Salesjan, Sliema, Malta
5.Archbishop’s Seminary, Rabat, Malta

STRAND 2

What are the objectives of this strand?

The fund is designed to ensure that there is a legacy to the survey mentioned above. The objectives of this strand are:

  • To offer the financial means to make structural improvements in the selected spaces
  • To encourage decentralisation in the use of theatre spaces in the Maltese Islands by diversifying areas, audiences and opportunities

To download the call for The Theatre Spaces Funding Scheme Strand 2 click here

For more information on the Spazji Teatrali Funding Scheme visit teatrumalta.org.mt or email us on contact@teatrumalta.org.mt.