How to fund and implement a dance project

Termin: 04. 06. 2013 – 05. 06. 2013 | 10:00 - 16:00 Uhr
Veranstaltungsort: EDEN*****STUDIOS
Breite Str. 43, 13187 Berlin

Workshop for performing artists: production and management

Working as a freelance artist in Berlin: what does this mean in practice for those involved in the performing arts – especially when coming from different countries and backgrounds? Which organizational structures are possible and what does it mean in terms of legal forms, health insurance, taxes, etc.? What needs to be considered in the planning and implementation of a theater or dance project?
Knowledge of funding structures, sponsorship and legal issues is just as relevant as a good concept and a coherent financial plan.

The 2-day seminar aims primarily at English-speaking young choreographers / performing arts professionals organizing their own management. The fundamentals of freelance work will be explained: from project idea and concept to financial issues. In addition, the seminar offers the opportunity to get into contact with experts from relevant disciplines.

The seminar topics include:
1. Developing and financing your project
• overview possibilities of financing
• finding partners
• writing a concept
• calculating a budget
• funding structures for dance/theatre projects in Berlin
• how to apply
Guest: Claudia Feest (member Jury Project Funding Berliner Senat)

2. Working in Germany
• basics KSK
• basics taxes
• basics Gesellschaftsformen (entrepreneurship/ legal bodies)
Guest: Lawyer N.N.

Lecturer: Karin Kirchhoff

Dates: 4th and 5th June 2013
1st day (4th June 2013): 10 am – 4 pm, with Claudia Feest (member Jury Project Funding Berliner Senat) as expert
2nd day (5th June 2013): 10 am – 4 pm with Lawyer N.N. as expert

Breite Str. 43
13187 Berlin-Pankow

Number of participants: min. 12 / max. 20 participants

Initiator, details and further questions:
WeTeK Berlin gGmbH in cooperation with: Tanzbüro Berlin, Uferstraße 23, 13357 Berlin, 030 – 460 643-51 / -53,, Träger: ztb e.V.

The workshop-fee will be 25€ for both days.
For registration you need to meet following criteria, including their documentation: artistic working resident of Berlin, fill out the ARTWert registration form including a valid proof of income (either your past tax-declaration in Berlin or your income–esteem-form KSK).

To register contact:
ARTWert, WeTeK Berlin gGmbH, Christinenstr.18-19, 10119 Berlin, 030 – 44 38 33 – 58,

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