The International Forum is a two-week scholarship programme organised by the Berliner Festspiele’s Theatertreffen and sponsors theatre makers from all parts of the world. As a field for creative experimentation and a space for utopian thought, it provides performative and discursive Exchange in an international context and endeavours to open hybrid spaces in which the boundaries between performing arts, visual arts and science become fluid. Engaging in forms of international cooperation is a defining element of this congregation of fellows.
Theatre makers up to the age of 35 can apply for a grant until December 15th 2017.
The Theatertreffen takes place from 4th to 20th of May 2018.
The International Forum opens on Friday 3rd of May 2019 at approximately 6 pm
and ends in the early morning of Sunday, 19th May 2019.
The International Forum’s programme is based on four main elements:
The International Forum is a Project of the Theatertreffen , division Berliner Festspiele / Kulturveranstaltungen des Bundes in Berlin GmbH. It takes place with the cooperation of the Goethe Institute and the Swiss cultural foundation Pro Helvetia. It is supported by the German stage Association in Baden-Württemberg. Further Sponsors are the Federal Chancellery of the Republic of Austria (section: art), the regional Ministries of Culture of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Cultural Administration of the City of Munich and the Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Saxony.