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Performing Arts

Swiss Selection Edinburgh 2022

With «Swiss Selection Edinburgh», we enable selected Swiss groups and artists to present their works at The Fringe festival in Edinburgh, the most important performing arts festival in the Anglo-Saxon world. This showcase will include spanning real life experiences of motherhood, a fascinating study into the dark world of ‘incels’ and personal testimonies of shame. …

02.06.2022
Collage Swiss Selection Edinburgh: Ntando Cele, Alan Alpenfelt, Trân Tran © Pro Helvetia
Performing Arts

Swiss Selection Live in London 2022

After a second year of being unable to present live work at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the artists selected for 2021 will now showcase their work in front of an audience at Brixton House Theatre in London. Discover the «Swiss Selection Live» with Ntando Cele, Trân Tran and Alan Alpenfelt in the video or live on site in London from …

23.08.2021
Performing Arts

Swiss Selection Edinburgh: Winter Residencies 2021

Following the success of the Summer Virtual Residencies in 2020, «Swiss Selection Edinburgh» of Pro Helvetia is proposing a new round of residencies over the winter. The program matches three Swiss artist/Companies of the performing arts with UK venues and festivals for a week-long virtual residency programme. The aim of the project is to build …

05.03.2021
Swiss Virtual Residency 2020
Swiss Selection Edinburgh

Swiss Selection Edinburgh: Virtual Residencies 2020

The Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia is partnering with three prominent UK arts venues to deliver a «virtual residency» programme. The Swiss artists taking part in the residencies would have been in the UK this August, presenting work as part of the Swiss Selection Edinburgh 2020 programme at the Edinburgh Fringe. But, as many other platforms, the Scottish performing arts festival …

20.07.2020
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Theatre

A Flavour of Switzerland in Edinburgh

This August, four Swiss theatre companies and artists braved the rain of Scotland to present the first ever Swiss Selection Edinburgh, as part of the biggest arts festival in the world, the Edinburgh Fringe. Daniel Hellmann’s «Traumboy», Anne Welenc’s «Traumgirl», Mats Staub’s «21» and Mercimax’s «8:8» were the shows selected to be a part of …

16.10.2019