Open Call

open call

NOMAD Network invites proposals from theatre/dance artists and companies for:

-A new theatre/dance work
-A re-imagined play/production for a future tour supported by the eight network venue partners.

The NOMAD network will offer the successful applicant:
– A commissioning fee (up to €10,000) to develop the work
– An opportunity to develop the work with the support of the NOMAD partner venues. (eg mentorship, development week, rehearsed reading etc).

The NOMAD network aims to support a future presentation of the work in the following ways:
– Guarantees and substantial in-kind support from each network partner
– The NOMAD network can act as lead applicant, or offer network support on an application under the Arts Council’s touring or Project Funding scheme to fund the costs of the production and tour to all NOMAD partner venues.


– We are seeking applications from professional practicing theatre/dance artists or companies – emerging or established. Applications from artists who haven’t toured with the NOMAD network previously are welcome.
– Applicants need to be based/resident in Ireland, north or south.
– We are seeking proposals for a new full length production which will be suitable (at a future point) to tour to all NOMAD partner venues.

How to Apply: please fill out this online form before the APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5pm on 31 May 2024

Selection Process:
-Applications will be assessed by all eight NOMAD venue directors.
-We are seeking proposals for productions which are ambitious, engaging and entertaining to maximise the potential for audience development.
-Successful applicant(s) will be notified by 10th June 2024


NOMAD Network is supported by The Arts Council