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Promotion of Emerging Artists: Performing Arts

International Forum Berlin

Internationales Forum Berlin
Applications open from 16.11.2023

Deadline: 07.01.2024

Applications via Theatertreffen's website

Theatertreffen 2024

2 – 19 May 2024


Each year the Theatertreffen at the Berliner Festspiele stages striking German-language theatre productions as well as pieces by young theatre makers from all over the world.

Embedded in the festival, the International Forum invites young theatre practitioners from various nations and with a wide range of aesthetic, cultural and political backgrounds for some intensive days of theoretical and practical exchange. The programme includes attending performances at the Theatertreffen as well as workshops with experts from various disciplines, discussions on contemporary artistic developments and excursions through the multifaceted cultural landscape of Berlin.


The offer is aimed at artists who work in the fields of stage direction, choreography, performance, stage design, playwriting or dramaturgy, who have already gained initial professional experience with projects of their own and whose professional practice is based in Switzerland. A good knowledge of English is a prerequisite for participation in the programme.


Larissa Bizer


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The application portal myprohelvetia will be updated from 1.1.-7.1.2024. Due to these changes, open applications must be finalized and submitted via the current online portal (myprohelvetia.ch) by the latest 23:59 on 31 December 2023. Until this date, the deadlines and criteria outlined in the current guidelines and calls for applications apply. New applications can be created and submitted in the application portal as of 8 January 2024.