Symposium: Transformations of the Theater Landscape

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At the symposium on November 2, 2021 at the Akademie der Künste on Pariser Platz in Berlin, the research program’s academics presented their results and recommendations for action for a future-oriented funding and theater landscape for the first time.

Synopses & Presentations of the Results

On demand

  • Opening Speech

    by the managing director of the Fonds Darstellende Künste, Holger Bergmann

  • Opening Speech

    by the chairman of the Fonds and academic director of the research program, Professor Wolfgang Schneider

  • Worldbuilding: Support of artistic forms of production under changed conditions

    Lecture by Prof. Dr. Kai van Eickels

  • Research, project, process – changes in the working practice in the independent performing arts through the establishment of multi-annual funding

    Lecture by Dr. Philipp Schulte

  • Cooperation makes work. Funding of cooperations in the independent performing arts

    Lecture by Prof. Dr. Veronika Darian

  • Funding of diversity

    Lecture by Dr. Özlem Canyürek

  • Funding of sustainability

    Lecture by Dr. Maximilian Haas & Prof. Dr. Sandra Umathum

  • The funding of the independent performing arts beyond the big cities – Between stubbornness and peripherization

    Lecture by Micha Kranixfeld & Marten Flegel

  • The fascia system of German cultural policy – For a holistic and sustainable cultural policy funding architecture

    Lecture by Prof. Dr. Thomas Schmidt

  • Canons of support for the independent performing arts at the federal level

    Lecture by Prof. Dr. Julius Heinicke & Johanna Kraft

  • The work and funding of the independent performing arts in times of COVID-19

    Lecture by Dr. Aron Weigl

  • Conclusion & Outlook

    by Holger Bergmann

  • Panel discussion about the results and recommendations for action

    The panelists were Professor Wolfgang Schneider (Chairman of the Board Fonds Darstellende Künste & Head of Research Program), Dr. Katharina Schröck (cultural scientist), Dieter Ripberger (Institut für theatrale Zukunftsforschung Tübingen) and Sabine Gehm (Artistic Director TANZ Bremen, curator; process leader decision-making procedure #TakeThat) Moderation: Dr. Thomas Renz (Institute for Research on Cultural Participation).