Amélia Rey Colaço Grants

7th edition with applications open until April 30, 2024

February 26th, 2024

7th edition

In honor of the pionerring role of actresss and director Amélia Rey Colaço in the history of Theater in Portugal, Teatro Nacional D. Maria II, A Oficina / Centro Cultural Vila Flor, O Espaço do Tempo and Teatro Viriato, get together again to award the Amélia Rey Colaço Grants.

With the pecuniary value of 24.000€, the Amélia Rey Colaço Grant is meant to support the production of the winning project, which will also have access to four artistic residencies in Guimarães, Montemor-o-Novo and Viseu. This project is scheduled to premiere in June 2025, at Centro Cultural Vila Flor, Guimarães, followed by presentations in the other partner spaces of this grant. 

The jury responsible for the election of the winning project for this edition is composed by Pedro Penim (Artistic Director of TNDM), Sofia Campos (Board of Directors of TNDM), Pedro Barreiro (Artistic Director of O Espaço do Tempo), Patrícia Carvalho (Executive Director of O Espaço do Tempo, Rui Torrinha (Artistic Director of CCVF), Marta Silva (Education and Cultural Mediation - A Oficina), Henrique Amoedo (Artistic Director of Teatro Viriato) and Carla Augusto (Direction of CAEV). 


Applications open: March 1st to April 30 2024

The finalists for this application need to be available for an interview with the members of the jury, via Zoom, in the mornings of May 27th and 28th 2024, Monday and Tuesday, from 10am to 13pm. The results will be publicly announced on June 7th 2024. 

More information here