The 5th edition of the New York Mediterranean festival “Between the Seas” is planned to take place from 7-13 September 2015 in Manhattan’s Wild project theatre. The submission of proposals has already started and those interested can submit their proposal until January 15th in any of the three categories of the festival. The three categories include young artists/new works, a category for new artists and performances, the main program and new plays.
The festival “Between the seas”, which was established and is still under the artistic direction of Greek actress and theatrologist Aktina Stathaki is the only international Mediterranean performing arts festival in New York with the aim to promote modern Mediterranean culture. So far, a total of 30 artists from all over the Mediterranean have participated in the festival, such as Malika Zarra, Pedro Gomez, Ido Tadmor and many more, from various countries (Greece, Egypt, Morocco, Lebanon etc). Greece has been represented by the Kanigounta troupe, from director and performer Olga Pozeli, filmmaker and director Nadia Foskolou and more recently by Yannis Mavritsakis (Redshift, 2013) and Lena Kitsopoulou (theatrical reading of The Price, 2014).