International Festivals Network
ACT Festival has been part of IYMA (International Young Makers in Action) since 2003, an International Festivals Network supported by Creative Europe which aim is to promote possibilities of performance for international emerging artists in the profesional circuits. Part of this network were ITs Festival Amsterdam, Skena Up Kosovo, Short Theatre Rome, Future Mess Sarajevo, BE Festival Birmingham among others.
This network has now developed the project SHIFT KEY which promotes artists who are in a mid stage of their careers and whom, because of their quality, are selected to receive support to gain access to a wider and more prestigious circuits.
This project has continued to receive support from Creative Europe. It´s objective is to create bridges between the emerging and more established circuits of the European performance scene as a continuation of the project IYMA.