Performance Summer Laboratory 2022 (with new conditions) calls for French-speaking performers in the age between 18 and 31. Young artists, students in the field of performing arts, or experienced amateurs with dedicated interest may also apply.

Where: Eltville and Frankfurt in Germany

When: from the 6th till the 23rd September 2022

Deadline for applications: as soon as possible

Performance Summer Laboratory 2022 is a cultural exchange program in the frame of performance research and exploration, taking place every Summer with/for German and French young adults with previous experiences in the field of dance, performance, theater, music, media, etc. Young artists, students in the field of performing arts, or experienced amateurs with dedicated interest may also apply.

The project covers all costs of participation, including travel, accommodations, meals and workshops. The seats are limited to ten participants.

The project is for those who look for an intensive time of developing oneself in the field of dance/ improvisation/performance and making performative and artistic exploration. The project entails 17 days of residency/rehearsal as a constant group in different locations in Germany, including public performance presentations.

The project this year is initiated by the theater initiative T-LAP (Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany) and its French cooperation partner Compagnie Carpa Mare (Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France). It is part of the partnership program between Hesse and Nouvelle- Aquitaine, supported by Hessische Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst, Das Deutsch-Französische Jugendwerk and Frankfurts Kulturamt.

• Project Frame: Deutsch-Französische Performance Werkstatt // Performance Summer Laboratory
• Artistic Titel for 2022: “Conspiracy or the power of breathing together”
• Working Language: English
• Facilitation: Ferenc Kréti and Jungyeon Kim
• presentation venues in the previous years: Sankt Peter JugendKulturKirche Frankfurt, Theater Landungsbrücken Frankfurt, Sommerwerft Festival Frankfurt, Conservatory of Bordeaux
• documentation of the project in 2018: https://performancearchetypes.wordpress.com/blog/
• documentation of the project in 2019: https://performancetransposition.wordpress.com/blog-2/

To apply, please send us your application anytime from now latest till the 15th of July 2022, containing the following information WITHIN ONE PDF-FILE: full name, age, city of your residency, phone number and email address, letter of motivation (approximately one page), CV

Contact details: Please include all three organisers (below) as the receivers of your email. We’d be glad to respond to your questions, as well.
t-lap@online.de (Ferenc Kréti / T-LAP Interdisziplinäre Theaterinitiative)
kmjykmjy@gmail.com (Jungyeon Kim / T-LAP Interdisziplinäre Theaterinitiative)
vincent@carpamare.art (Vincent Di Sant / Compagnie Carpa Mare)

For further information, please visit http://www.theaterlabor-artproductions.com/deutsch-franzosische_projekte.html