Pitch Project


Join us at the Sibiu International Performing Arts Market for a thrilling opportunity to witness the innovative spirits of performing arts enthusiasts as they pitch their projects. The Pitch Project Session serves as a platform for creators, producers, and artists to present their performances, seeking partnerships, collaborations, and support to bring their visions to life.

Get ready for a wave of creativity! We're happy to share that the announcement of the 10 winning performances for this year's Pitch Project Session is just around the corner, scheduled for mid-May. These exceptional projects, that will be carefully selected by our distinguished jurors, promise to captivate audiences and push the boundaries of the performing arts.

Meet the jury panel:

Lisa Richards Toney - President & CEO - Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP)
Shona McCarthy - Chief Executive - Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society
Harold David - Cochairman - Festival Off Avignon
Kee Hong Low - Creative Director – Factory International, Manchester
Anthony Sargent - Consultant - Anthony Sargent CBE
Vicențiu Rahău - Indoor Programme & Coordinator - Sibiu International Theatre Festival

Why the Pitch Project Session?

Immerse yourself in a dynamic variety of projects embracing theatre, dance, music, and interdisciplinary performances. Witness the full spectrum of creative expression firsthand as the winners of the Pitch Project Session will be presenting, sharing their artistic concepts, visions, and goals. Gain insight into the creative process and the inspiration behind each project, engaging directly with the minds behind the works. After the presentation the jurors may offer feedback, ask questions, and provide insights to further refine and enhance the presented projects. Foster constructive dialogue and contribute to the development of emerging works in this vibrant exchange of ideas and creativity.


Connect with industry professionals, fellow artists, and potential collaborators during networking sessions, where you can exchange ideas, explore potential partnerships, and forge meaningful connections within the global performing arts community. Discover opportunities for collaboration, co-production, funding, and distribution as producers, presenters, and stakeholders express interest in supporting promising projects, laying the groundwork for future collaborations and international exchange.


Registration for this year's edition of the Pitch Project Session is now closed, but stay close to find out about future opportunities to participate and engage with the vibrant community of performing arts professionals. Keep an eye on our website and social media channels for updates on upcoming events. We look forward to welcoming you to future editions of the Sibiu International Performing Arts Market and continuing to foster creativity and collaboration in the performing arts industry.

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