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Performing Arts

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Online promotion of Swiss performing arts


Pro Helvetia promotes the contemporary professional performing arts in Switzerland with a view to ensuring their diversity as well as their national and international reach. It supports the creation of new productions, as well as the dissemination of Swiss performing arts outside Switzerland and cultural exchange within Switzerland. As a national foundation, Pro Helvetia only supports projects of cross-regional or international significance and supplements the promotional activities of Switzerland’s cantons and cities.

What we support

The guidelines for applicants set out the procedure for submitting a funding application in the field of the performing arts to the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia. They also explain the assessment criteria, procedures, deadlines and appeals process.

Guidelines for Applicants: Performing Arts

Pro Helvetia also supports events combining artistic disciplines as well as festivals that present productions from various artistic disciplines.

Open calls for applications

Calls for Applications from Partners

For information on additional formats that can be submitted on an ongoing basis, please refer to the guidelines.



Felizitas Ammann
Head of Performing Arts

Yann Aubert
Performing Arts Specialist

Larissa Bizer
Performing Arts Specialist

Thibault Genton
Performing Arts Specialist

Sabine Jud
Performing Arts Specialist

Upcoming maintenance work

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.