The Performing Arts Program Information Center is the central point of contact for all artists, production managers and other culture makers in the independent performing arts community.
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Finding the Right Rehearsal Space
Expert Consultation with Aurora Kellermann and Sonja Laaser
Time: October 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Ballhaus Ost, Pappelallee 15, 10437 Berlin
Skip rehearsals and go right into performance! Yeah, right. The longest working phase of a production takes place during the rehearsal process. And it is especially for this time that an optimal environment is needed in which one can concentrate without interruptions on the essential task at hand: the artistic work.
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Call for Applications
Call for Application: Mentoring Program
Application Deadline: October 31, 2016
1. Mentoring Program ‚Newcomers’ for newcomers of the independent performing arts community
More information about the call ‚Newcomers’
2. Mentoring Program ‚Pro’ for long-term members of the independent performing arts community
More information about the call ‚Pro’
3. Mentoring Program ‚Music’ in cooperation with the Initiative Neue Musik Berlin e.V. for artists and culture makers in the field of music/music theater with connections to the independent performing arts community and/or who are seeking to begin making work within the independent performing arts community.
More information about the call for applications ‚Music’
Call for Application: Pre.Formance
Application Deadline: October 31, 2016
A Series of Seminars for the Independent Performing Arts Community in English
More information about the call ‚Pre.Formance’
Call for Application: Handbook for Communication Formats
Application Deadline: November 15, 2016
All interested parties from the independent performing arts community as well as cultural communicators and those seeking to become cultural communicators are warmly invited to conceptualize communication formats.
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The Performing Arts Program at the LAFT Berlin General Meeting
The second General Meeting of LAFT Berlin this year will be held on November 30, 2016 and information will be provided about current projects, new developments and future plans. The Performing Arts Program, its projects and staff will also be represented.
More Information about the General Meeting
Freie Szene Kompass
The Freie Szene Kompass (Guide to Berlin’s Independent Performing Arts Community) provides orientation and an overview of Berlins independent performing arts community.
More information about the Freie Szene Kompass
We would like to promote your event within the Theater Scoutings Berlin program!
Rehearsal Space Platform Berlin
Space from the Community for the Community.
The Rehearsal Space Platform is a website for everyone who would like to offer, search for or book rehearsal space for the independent performing arts in and around Berlin.
To the Rehearsal Space Platform
The LAFT Berlin Performing Arts Program Enters the Next Round
We are very pleased that the LAFT Berlin Performing Arts Program (PAP) will be extended.
The program will be supported by the Berlin Senate Chancellery for Cultural Affairs for an additional three years with funds from the European Fund for Regional Development (EFRE) and for an additional two years with funds from the European Social Fund (ESF).
Berlin Performing Arts Program
Advising. Networking. Supporting: 7 Modules for the Independent Performing Arts.
The Performing Arts Program is intended for all independent theater and dance makers in Berlin. We have created seven modules to professionalize the independent performing arts, strengthen their infrastructural support and increase their visibility:
Information Center – individual consultations / discussions with experts / information events
Annual Industry Get-Together – Share knowledge, develop strategies and meet colleagues
Marketing Competition – Prizes for the most exceptional communication concepts
Mentoring Program – Support for the next generation and for newcomers
Rehearsal Space Platform – Search and find rehearsal spaces online
Theater Scoutings – Journeys of discovery through the independent performing arts community
Central Marketing Office – Central contact point
The Berlin Performing Arts Program is a program of LAFT Berlin. The program was conceived by Janina Benduski and Stefan Sahlmann in 2012 and is funded by the Berlin Senate Chancellery for Cultural Affairs and funds from the European Fund for Regional Development and the European Social Fund.
The LAFT Berlin – Berlin State Association for the Independent Performing Arts e.V. – was founded in 2007. It represents the interests of its 360 members, including the essential performance venues, groups and independent artists of Berlin, in dealing with politicians and the public. It supports its members through networking activities, consultation, coordination and services.
More information about LAFT Berlin is available at www.laft-berlin.de