The national contests hosted by Berliner Festspiele are aimed at young people between the ages of 11 and 21 who are active in the fields of theatre, dance, music and literature.
About the national contests
The Berlin-based director, author and culture manager Susanne Chrudina took up the position of director of Berliner Festspiele’s National Contests. She follows Christina Schulz who, after eleven years with the national contests, has been appointed to Theater an der Parkaue Berlin as part of a two-person directors’ team from the 2021/22 season.
Theatertreffen der Jugend
28 May – 3 June 2021
In its digital festival edition, the Theatertreffen der Jugend invited you on a journey into the universe. From the galactic festival centre, the virtual curtain rose on the eleven invited productions and with them a view of the world from the perspective of young theatre makers.
Treffen junger Autor*innen
11 – 15 November 2021
For young people who want to express themselves or something else in their own words, in prose, poetry, drama or in free form.
The 36th Treffen junger Autor*innen will take place from 11 to 15 November 2021.
Treffen junge Musik-Szene
24 – 29 November 2021
For young people who connect their own texts and their own music in bands, duos or as singer-songwriters.
The 38th Treffen junge Musik-Szene will take place from 24 to 29 November 2021.
Education & Youth Programmes Newsletter
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