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NTS Work In Progress

One Year
Artist Development

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Friday 1st November 2019
23:59 (UK time)

The Programme:

NTS Work in Progress (NTS WIP) is open and taking applications from artists or bands to be part of NTS WIP 2020.

NTS WIP 2020 will take 6 artists to the next stage of their careers. The programme aims to support artists from all backgrounds and across all genres globally – anything from experimental club music through to traditional folk, ambient improvisations, garage punk or rap.

Selected NTS WIP artists will receive the following:

How To Apply:

  • NTS WIP is open to applications from Wednesday 2nd October.
  • All applications must be made through our application portal. The deadline for submitting your application is 23:59 (UK time) on Friday 1st November 2019.
  • We expect this to be a popular programme so we cannot accept late or incomplete applications.
  • If any potential applicants have accessibility needs and would like some assistance completing the application, we are here to help - please email us at wip@ntslive.co.uk.
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Selection Process:

The NTS team alongside Philipp Maiburg and Michael Leuffen (Carhartt WIP) will be selecting 6 artists or bands. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed either remotely or in person in December 2019. Selected artists will be announced in January 2020.

Due to the volume of applications we expect to receive, we are unable to offer feedback on unsuccessful applications.

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