Professional accreditation application

Professional accreditation application for festival OFF d’Avignon 2018 is now available ! Clic here to complete the form. 

Generally speaking, professional accreditation encourages interaction between  companies/productions, theatres and professionals particularly at the entrance to theatres.
Each theatre and company/production is free to define its own pricing policy regarding the entry of professionals. The accreditation card does not provide any discounts.

There is 5 accreditation categories:

  • Programmer: red
  • Press: green
  • Prescriber: yellow
  • Institutional: blue
  • Disseminator : turquoise

Advantages of the accreditation card:
  • Preferential access to the programme online.
  • By logging in with your codes to the online programme you can view additional information submitted by companies/productions aimed at professionals: 
    contact details of person in charge of distribution/ communication,  download press kit, download photos from the show, consultation of price set by company according to the category of card allocated to you (discretionary).
  • Professional kit (bag, programme and documentation).
  • Workspace available at the OFF Village (1, rue des écoles, Avignon)
    During July, the accreditation office is in the centre of the OFF Village (1, rue des écoles, Avignon). You can collect your card and also settle there to take advantage of the workspace: computers, Internet and sockets to charge your equipment will be available to all professional cardholders.
  • Access to a quiet area within the OFF Village enabling interaction between companies and accredited professionals.
  • Access to concerts from 11pm in the OFF Village

Who can apply for accreditation?

Accreditation applications are reserved exclusively for performing arts professionals. There are four categories:

  • Organisations for distribution of performing arts (programmers, organisers, theatre directors, artistic directors) 
  • Regional organisations (authorities: town halls/federations of municipalities / CD / CR)
  • Institutional and cultural organisations (Ministries of culture /embassies/ DRAC) 
  • Associations (MJC / ATP /management bodies) 

How do you apply?

Applying for accreditation is uniquely online via a form. Each application must be supplemented by supporting professional documents.

‘Engagement letters’ from associations, institutional or private organisations must be accompanied by documented proof of your membership of the organisation with reference to the position held (pay slip, position, etc.) and programming elements (programmes, contracts, etc.).

N.B: each organisation will be allocated a limited number of accreditations.

Accreditation conditions 

Following your application for accreditation, you will be informed of the decision by email.
Press accreditation is free. For other cases :
If the answer is positive, a link will direct you to pay €25. Payment is by card and the bill will be available immediately. For payment by administrative mandate, or if payment by card is not possible, please contact us: + 33 4 (0) 7 81 44 79 36. 
The full amount will be paid into the support fund for the professionalisation of the OFF festival. (mettre le lien de la page sur le site Internet) 
The accreditation cards are strictly personal and can in no way be lent or assigned. They will be available for collection from Friday 7th July 2017 at the professional accreditation department (OFF Village) with ID.
Warning: accreditation cards are valid for a single edition of the Festival OFF d’Avignon. Therefore it is necessary to complete the application form for accreditation each year.

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