International Theatre Institute - German Centre (ITI)
Located in the heart of Berlin, STUDIO2 is an artistic centre for exploring performative, documentary and interdisciplinary ideas as well as for teaching artistic techniques at the interface of dance, theatre and performance. STUDIO2 is often the starting point for new artistic experiments and productions presented on Berlin's stages. By combining artistic research and practice, STUDIO2 offers the opportunity to consider and discuss theatrical approaches in the context of engaging with theatre theory, technology and archival practice. STUDIO2 is part of the German Centre of the International Theatre Institute (ITI). As an interest group for the performing arts, the ITI – German Centre is committed to their free development and the preservation of the diversity of their forms of expression. It provides and organises advisory services, festivals, symposiums, and publications on the performing arts in national and transnational contexts and works in national and international committees. The ITI – German Centre develops its own projects in the fields of theatre and dance, cultural education, cultural heritage, and the culture and creative industries, and is also an information and documentation centre for the performing arts in Germany.
The residency programme is aimed at facilitating open artistic research on a self-selected theme in the field of dance, performing arts, and performance (also interdisciplinary).
During the residency, a public event should take place that offers insights into the working process. The form of this presentation is up to the artist(s).
STUDIO2 is a 165 sqm (11 x 15 m / 4.40 m high) and bright rehearsal space with large windows on the second floor of Kunstquartier Bethanien. The light linoleum floor and white walls make the studio a suitable place for rehearsal development and experimental formats.
They are currently unable to offer any financial support in the form of scholarships, reimbursement of travel expenses or accommodation. It is also not possible to live in STUDIO2 or other ITI premises during the residency. However, the organisers are happy to assist in finding accommodation.
A sound system with mixing console and CD player as well as RCA connection is available. Lighting equipment can be provided on request. The organisers will be happy to advise you on this. Chairs and floor cushions can be used. Theater curtains in black and white for blackout are available.
A separate checkroom is available. Storage space is limited. Sanitary facilities (WC and shower) are available.