FORUM BERUFSEINSTIEG TANZ (Forum Career Entry in Dance)

Conference #1


The first nationwide sconference FORUM BERUFSEINSTIEG TANZ took place on 15 November in Essen. The initial focus was on starting a career as a dancer in permanent/established companies in Germany. The invitation was accepted by representatives of state or state-recognised, renowned dance training institutions, such as

  • Staatliche Ballettschule Berlin
  • Ballettschule des Hamburg Ballett John Neumeier
  • Institut für Zeitgenössischen Tanz der Folkwang UdK Essen
  • Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum Tanz Berlin
  • Akademie des Tanzes der HfMDK Mannheim
  • BAtanz der HfMDK Frankfurt a. M.
  • Ballett-Akademie der HMT München
  • Zentrum für Zeitgenössischen Tanz der HfMT Köln
  • Iwanson International München,

but also directors of small and large dance/ballet companies of different aesthetic orientations, players and networkers in the field of support and post-graduate qualification/counselling (e.g. Stiftung Tanz - Transition Zentrum Deutschland, dancersconnect e.V. (Ensemble Netzwerk Tanz), the Federal Employment Agency's Central Placement Office and also (experienced) dancers entering the profession. The managing director of Omscholing Dansers Nederland also provided important input as a guest from the Netherlands.

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