Berliner Festspiele > Circus > “Die Originale” (The Originals) > Open call (Germany)

“Die Originale” (The Originals) is an interdisciplinary research programme into contemporary circus that offers professional artists from diverse fields the opportunity to work together with international researchers in seven-day-long workshops.

The workshops all focus on the theme of the circle, which each of the researchers approaches from their own point of view. The number of places available in the different workshops for participants from specific artistic disciplines is detailed on the relevant workshop pages and the application forms. Information can also be found here about the specific content of each workshop and the formal requirements that should be noted during the application process.

  • The workshops are intended for professional artists.

  • Applicants should not have worked previously with the relevant researcher(s).

  • Applications can be made for up to two workshops.

  • Applicants must be available during the period of 28 March to 8 April.

       – The workshops will take place in Berlin from 28 March

          to 4 April.

       – On 5 and 6 April the get-in at the Haus der Berliner

          Festspiele follows.

       – On 7 and 8 April the workshop presentation in front

          of an audience will take place in the context of

          “Die Originale” festival.

  • Each participant will receive a one-off payment of € 500 for their participation.

Deadline: 15 January 2018

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  • The selection of the participants is made by each researcher.

  • Incomplete applications can not be considered.