Open Call

Open now for applications

Mono Festival of One-to-One Performance is Sweden's only festival dedicated to works that engage with individual audience response. The next festival will take place on 18-20 October 2019 in Lund, Sweden. This year, we are launching our first open call to find works that offer high-quality and innovative engagement with audiences on an individual basis.

Before applying, we encourage you to read more about the festival on our website and to visit the festival archive to get a sense of the festival ethos.

What we are looking for

We are interested in works that can be categorised as one of the following:

  • One-to-one performances
  • Small group performances (with a focus on individuals)
  • Art experiences for one person at a time

Works shown at Mono should be high-quality and engage with audiences in interesting and open ways.

What we are not looking for

We are not looking for work that is:

  • Work-in-progress
  • Part of ongoing educational studies*

*If you are currently studying you can apply with work that is separate to your studies or which has been completed in regards to your educational assessment.


To apply for Mono 2019 please send one PDF file containing the following information:

  • Performance description (max. 1/2 page)
  • Link to online documentation (or, if a new project, link to a previous work)
  • Performance duration
  • Budget
  • Technical requirements
  • Space requirements
  • Artist biography (max. 1/2 page)

Send to: by 8th April 2019 at the latest.

PLEASE NOTE: We only accept one work per application. If you wish to submit more than one work, you must submit a new application by email for each work.