Programma Afzender 2020
About Boulevard

Performing at Boulevard

Theaterfestival Boulevard has a team of programmers who compile the programmes for the theatre venues and the site-specific shows, the Josephkwartier, Parade festival square and the street theatre programme. The programme for this year's festival is completed. The application procedure for the Theaterfestival Boulevard 2020 programme will be open until December 2019. We receive hundreds of plans each year and regret that we cannot discuss each plan from every applicant individually. 

Theatre venues and site specific shows 
theatre – dance – music theatre – performance art
The programme for the theatre venues and site specific shows consists of work made by performing artists from the Netherlands and Flanders, topped up with a number of international guests. With a number of performing artists we have set up collaborations that will last for several editions. Generally, shows are added by personal invitation.

small-scale shows - performances - installations
The Josephkwartier programme is all about the encounter between art and society, between artists and audience. We are looking for work that engages its viewers in alternative ways, for instance by asking them to actively participate or breaking with traditional theatrical set-ups. 

BLVRD Theater at Parade festival square 
theatre for young audiences – music theatre - bands
The big BLVRD Theater-tent is where we present theatre and dance for young children in the afternoons; in the evenings the stage belongs to music theatre acts (60-75 minutes) that appeal to a larger audience (capacity 350). Every night ends in a bang with a show by one of the festival’s unique and wonderful bands.

Parade festival square
theatre inside the little tents – dance – music theatre
The Parade festival square is the place for smaller theatre and dance shows, musical showcases and music theatre shows. They must allow for several performances a day. The work will be presented inside one of the smaller tents or other smaller spaces, with a capacity of 1 to up to 80 people. Having a clear vision on the outside appearance of your performance location is an advantage.

Parade festival square 
street theatre
We present high-quality street theatre, from all over Europe

We will only present work made by professional theatre makers and musicians. Plans may be handed in after an initial application through e-mail. Please state clearly in your e-mail the type of project you are offering. Applications via  e-mail through

Performing at Boulevard
Performing at Boulevard
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