het Theater Festival


Wed 08 Jul 2020

Are you an emerging artist full of inspiration?

Do you want to develop an artistic concept?

Take your chance and participate in the Roel Verniers Prize 2020 !

Het TheaterFestival supports new talents in the performing arts. That’s why we are looking for inspiring concepts of beginning and graduated artists from various backgrounds: theatre, dance, slam, performance, writing, etc. Everything is possible!

The winner of the Roel Verniers Prize 2020 will receive:

  • a co-production amount of 6,000 euros for the realization of your artistic concept
  • an invitation to show the realization of your concept in Het TheaterFestival 2021 in Antwerp
  • a year long administrative advice from Amplo

How does it work?

E-mail your artistic concept in maximum 1 A4 or in a video message of 1,5  minute + your CV to info@theaterfestival.be.
Friday 31st of July.

On Friday the 4th of September, the selected creators can join the Pitch & Feedback Workshop by Alesandra Seutin (don’t miss her beautiful performance in Dear Winnie this festival)!

These artistic concepts are carefully read by a professional jury. They will select (+/-) 8 concepts and their creators. On Friday 12th of August you will find out if you have been selected to pitch.

On Wednesday 9th of September, the nominees will present their concept live at the festival location Zinnema, during Het TheaterFestival, which takes place from Thursday 3rd to Sunday 13th of September in Brussels. Mark this date in your agenda!

By the end of the day the winner of the Roel Verniers Prize 2020 will be announced.

The presentations and the award ceremony are accessible for the public.






Het TheaterFestival
For ten days, het TheaterFestival turns the spotlight on the finest products of our theatre scene. Performances alternate with in-depth debates, critical discussions, inspiring workshops and more for the public and professional. For a year, a professional jury selects the most interesting performances of the past season for Het TheaterFestival. In 2020 the jury consisted of Evelyne Coussens, Charlotte De Somviele, Pieter T’Jonck, Mia Vaerman, Karel Vanhaesebrouck, Filip Tielens and Ciska Hoet. Many thanks to Mahdieh Fahimi. www.theaterfestival.be.

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