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A call for artists & Performers

Show off your creative talent as a festival artist


Event overview

Artists and companies in the field of circus and street theatre may now submit proposals to perform at Kaleidoscope Festival on June 30th – July 2nd, 2023. Submissions will be accepted through 11 May 2023. Kaleidoscope is looking for an engaging and dynamic circus and street theatre artist/company to perform at, a tented area in the festival that will be filled with performances in circus and magic opened on Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday all day.

Awardees will get promotion on Kaleidoscope’s official website and app, and two weekend family camping tickets for each performer to enjoy the festival with their family and guests and a fee.

The weekend will be filled with incredible art installations, thrilling activities and brilliant performances, including music, dance and spoken word. This year, Kaleidoscope is expecting to welcome a total of 25.000 attendees.


Russborough, Blessington, Co. Wicklow, W91 W284


June 30th - July 2nd 2023

Times Approximately

Friday 30th: 12pm to 10pm
Saturday 1st: 10am to 10pm
Sunday 2nd: 10am to 6pm

artists & Performers form

Applications for artists and performers are now closed.

Please check back next year for 2024 applications.

Please note

Kaleidoscope festival is a multidisciplinary festival for families with children of all ages, please bear this in mind in developing your proposal. It takes place in Russborough House, in Wicklow. If you develop a proposal for a specific location or context, we cannot guarantee its feasibility.

We will confirm receipt of all applications. Selected artists will be notified no later than 7th June 2023. We regret we are not able to give individual feedback regarding unsuccessful applications.