East European Performing Arts Platform (EEPAP) supports the
development of contemporary performing arts (dance and theatre)
in 18 countries of Central and Eastern Europe.

About us


East European Performing Arts Platform (EEPAP) supports the development of contemporary performing arts in Central and Eastern Europe.

Our aim is to facilitate international exchange of artists, professionals, curators and thinkers in the field of contemporary performing arts in Europe and to develop educational programs rooted in the context of the contemporary society. 



We focus on 18 countries: 

Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine.



Our main activities include:

  • the educational program DESANT
  • lab meetings, websites, workshops and other opportunities for sharing contacts, ideas, experiences
  • residency programs
  • research projects and reports


If you are interested in any of EEPAP projects or would like to cooperate with us, please contact us at [email protected].


EEPAP structure:

EEPAP was initiated in 2011 by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, a government institution which promotes Polish culture worldwide under its flagship brand Culture.pl. Since 2012, EEPAP is organized jointly with the City of Lublin.


EEPAP is based in the Centre for Culture in Lublin.


Coordinator: Marta Szymańska

Initiator and Curator: Marta Keil

Members of the Curatorial Programme Collective: Marta Keil, Joanna Wichowska, Goran Injac

Experts/Co-operators: Joanna Krakowska, Paweł Płoski, Grzegorz Reske

Producers: Ewa Molik

Facebook and Newsletter Editor: Ewa Molik

Website Editors: Beata Marczyńska-Fedorowicz, Małgorzata Paprota





East European Performing Arts Platform 

Centre for Culture in Lublin
Peowiaków 12 
20-007 Lublin, Poland 
tel.: (+48) 81 466 61 18

e-mail: [email protected] 




More about Culture.pl

The goal of Culture.pl, the Adam Mickiewicz Institute’s flagship brand, is to promote Poland and Polish culture abroad and enhance international cultural exchange. We present high-quality initiatives and events in the fields of theatre, art, music, design, and more. Our long-term projects include EEPAP, the Polska Music Programme, I, CULTURE Orchestra and the Polska Design programme to name but a few.

Our Culture.pl website provides daily fresh information on the most exciting Polish cultural events worldwide, it is also the biggest and most comprehensive source of knowledge about Polish culture.

 Discover more at www.culture.pl



Our partner organisations and institutions:



Institute for Contemporary Art / ICA (Yerevan), www.ica.am



Art Corporation (Minsk), www.artcorporation.by

Dramatic Theatre (Hrodna), www.drama.grodno.by

International Theatre Festival “Belaya Vezha” ["White Tower"] in Brest


Bosnia and Herzegovina:

International Theater Festival MESS (Sarajevo), www.codeanddesigners.com/mess

Mostar Youth Theatre (Mostar), mostm.weebly.com



Derida Dance Centre (Sofia), www.derida-dance.com

Art Office Foundation (Sofia), www.artoffice.bg

Nomad Dance Academy Bulgaria, www.nomaddanceacademy.org


Czech Republic:

Art and Theatre Institute (Prague), www.idu.cz/en/

Alfred ve Dvore (Prague), www.alfredvedvore.cz/cs/



Bouillon Group (Tbilisi), www.groupbouillon.blogspot.com

International Theatre Festival (Tbilisi), www.tbilisiinternational.com/en



Nomad Dance Academy Macedonia, www.nomaddanceacademy.org



Ruhrtriennale, www.ruhrtriennale.de

Institute of Applied Theatre Studies in Giessen, www.inst.uni-giessen.de/theater/en

Schauspielhaus Bochum, www.schauspielhausbochum.de

Goethe Institute, www.goethe.de



International Festival Theatre Confrontations (Lublin), www.konfrontacje.pl

Old Brewery New Dance (Poznań), www.starybrowarnowytaniec.pl

Cracow Theatrical Reminiscences (Cracow), http://www.krt-festival.pl

Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute (Warsaw), http://www.instytut-teatralny.pl

Institute of Music and Dance (Warsaw), http://www.imit.org.pl

Lublin Dance Theatre (Lublin), www.dancefestival.lublin.pl

International Theatre Festival Dialog-Wrocław (Wrocław), http://www.dialogfestival.pl



ColectivA (Cluj), http://www.colectiva.ro

Temps d'Images Festival (Cluj), www.tempsdimages.ro



International Dance Festival BITEF (Belgrade), www.bitef.rs/en

TkH Generator (Belgrade), www.tkh-generator.net



Bunker (Ljubljana), www.bunker.si/eng/

Mladinsko Theatre (Ljubljana), www.bunker.si/eng/‎

Glej Theatre (Ljubljana), www.glej.si/en/

Nomad Dance Academy Slovenia, www.nomaddanceacademy.org



Art Workshop Drabyna Association (Lviv), www.drabyna.org

Festival of New Theatre Drama.UA (Lviv), www.drabyna.org/drama

Theatre Platform (Kiev), www.facebook.com/theplatforma

Centre of Youth Initiatives Totem (Kherson), www.cmitotem.wix.com/cmitotem#!main/c1e2d

Kherson Regional Department of Sociological Association of Ukraine / XOO SAY (Kherson), www.soc.ks.ua