Vienna-based artists are welcome to apply to the Huggy Bears mentoring program with a live arts project (performance, theatre, dance, new circus, visual art, transdisciplinary forms).

The Huggy Bears program provides mentoring in various fields for emerging artists to help professionalize their work. A yearlong support that entails studio space as needed, artistic and technical workshops, artistic and administrative counseling, networking, public showings, sharing and eventually premiering under professional conditions. Through frequent meetings and showings we will constitute a community of support and care within Huggy Bears. The program aims at creating a challenging and enriching environment for the artists questioning the developments of our time.

Material to apply with:
• Project proposal (besides a concept of maximum two A4 pages let us know what you need most from the program to achieve your work: expertise in artistic matters, workspace, specialists, administration, production advice etc.)
• Video links to previous relevant works 
• A rough outline on when/how you are planning to use the studio (what periods during the year? Several times per week? Blocked periods/weeks?…) 
• Let us know if for this projects you already have: 
- professional partners (venues, festivals, co-producers etc.) 
- support from other programs 
- which funding you are planning to apply for
• CVs


German and English welcome!

Apply by sending us a proposal throughout the year.