Performance Summer Laboratory 2022 // extended deadline for application: 1st of July 2022

We look for performers from Hesse (Germany) and from Nouvelle-Aquitaine (France) in the age between 18 and 31 who would like to take part in Deutsch-Französische Performance Werkstatt from the 21st of August till the 23rd September 2022.


It is a cultural exchange program in the frame of performance research and exploration, taking place every Summer with/for German and French young adults with previous experiences in the field of dance, performance, theater, music, media, etc. Young artists, students in the field of performing arts, or experienced amateurs with dedicated interest may also apply.

The project is for those who look for an intensive time of developing oneself in the field of dance/improvisation/performance and making performative and artistic exploration. The project entails 24 days of residency/rehearsal as a constant group in different locations in France and Germany, including public performance presentations in Germany.

The project covers all costs of participation, including travel, workshops, accommodations and meals during the entire project period – except the registration fee of 200 Euro. The seats are limited to ten participants.

“Deutsch-Französische Performance Werkstatt”, realised since 2012, is initiated by the theater initiative T-LAP (Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany) and its French cooperation partner Compagnie Carpa Mare (Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France). The project is part of the partnership program between Hesse and Nouvelle-Aquitaine, supported by Hessische Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst, Das Deutsch-Französische Jugendwerk and Frankfurts Kulturamt.

  • Project Frame: Deutsch-Französische Performance Werkstatt
  • Artistic Titel for 2022: “Conspiracy or the power of breathing together”
  • Schedule: from the 21st evening till 28th morning of August 2022 in France (Aquitaine) and from the 6th evening till 23rd morning of September in Germany (Hesse). 
Please make sure that you would be able to take part through the entire project period of 24 days.
  • Working Language: English
  • Facilitation: Ferenc Kréti and Jungyeon Kim (
  • presentation venues in the previous years: Sankt Peter JugendKulturKirche Frankfurt, Theater Landungsbrücken Frankfurt, Sommerwerft Festival Frankfurt, Conservatory of Bordeaux
  • documentation of the project in 2018:
  • documentation of the project in 2019:


Please send us your application from now till the 1st of July 2022, containing the following information WITHIN ONE PDF-FILE:  full name, age, city of your residency, phone number, email address, your CV,  letter of motivation of about one page

Please include all three organisers (below) as the receivers of your email. We'd be glad to respond to your questions, as well. After your application we will get back to you within a couple of weeks. (Ferenc Kréti / T-LAP Interdisziplinäre Theaterinitiative) (Jungyeon Kim / T-LAP Interdisziplinäre Theaterinitiative) (Vincent Di Sant / Compagnie Carpa Mare)