The number of Latin American producers, curators, artists and operators of event locations that have dedicated themselves to the independent performing arts and chosen Berlin as the place for their professional development is growing every single day. Many of them already had an established career in their countries of origin and have been forced to start over again from the beginning. How does the process of migration affect the professional development in the performing arts? What does it mean to “start over again from the beginning”?
Would you like to share your knowledge and practical experience with other artists and members of the community and finally become active yourself as an advisor or mentor? Fantastic! But how does all of that work, actually? We are inviting all interested parties to join us, learn the answer to the above question and inform themselves on this afternoon about basic modalities for future experts.
Berlin Meets Prague! As part of Bridging the Scenes and with the goal of further networking the independent performing arts communities in Prague and Berlin, we are offering eight Berlin-based producers and curators working within the independent performing arts community with the opportunity to attend the Czech Malá Inventura festival in Prague.
Do you want your work to be preserved for posterity? But are you not sure how to do so and using what resources? Together with the Initiative für die Archive der Freien Darstellenden Künste e.V., the association for an initiative for the archive of the independent performing arts, we would like to support you on the way to creating an archive.
From October 20 to 22, 2022, more than 450 participants gathered at Theater Strahl to discuss upcoming challenges of our scene(s), to take a look back at the grown structures of the last 10 years and to exchange ideas about the topics of the present.
For all those who could not be present at our 10th industry get-together: Here you can find selected formats to stream & listen to - enjoy!
With the Performing Arts Program, LAFT Berlin has created an effective instrument for the infrastructural strengthening, professionalization and networking of Berlin‘s independent performing arts community.
No matter whether we are talking about a symposium or a cooperation event, one questions is always at the forefront of the work of the Berlin Performing Arts Program: what and how can we learn from each other and how can we then integrate it sustainably within our own work?