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

Call for Artists: International Performance & Dance Festival (Mainz, Germany)


Deadline:  June 29, 2018

Internationales Performance Festival 2018 from padMainz on Vimeo.


The performance art depot's International Performance & Dance Festival is going into its 11th season in 2019! We, the pad team, again invite artists from all around the world to perform on our stage in Mainz, Germany, between APRIL to beginning of MAY, 2019!

We offer:

  • A unique international festival that is small in scale but high in profile and welcoming in atmosphere.
  • The performance art depot’s stage and team. pad is an extraordinary and beautiful independent venue with a committed team, both homebase to artists Schmitt&Schulz and a platform for introducing innovative, experimental theatre, dance, performance, live art and other forms of contemporary performing arts.
  • An interested and open audience. Press as well as curators and artistic directors of other festivals and theatres will be invited.
  • A modest performance fee and travel expense allowance. We also take care of accommodation and catering.

We look for:

  • Unusual performance projects with diverse artistic backgrounds: They may rely on light and sound or include video art, digital art, multi-media and/or be grounded in the physical, in choreography or dance.
  • Productions that are adaptable to an unusual stage with basic technical standard.
  • Small teams that should ideally consist of no more than five people. Please be prepared to travel via low price airlines or other low cost travel opportunities.

Applications via e-mail to the address below which include a brief CV or portrayal of your company, project description and online video documentation of your perfor-mance – preferably longer continuous material. Without this we can unfortunately not in-vite you. Please DO NOT send high-resolution photos due to our mail capacity.

Deadline for sending in applications is Friday 29th June 2018!
Curious? Interested? The pad team is looking forward to receiving your applications!
Please send your applications to [email protected]
Do not hesitate to contact us for more information and check our vimeo channel for impressions of the last years' festivals: https://vimeo.com/user10364346