Theatertreffen der Jugend
We would like to thank the 21 companies that were included in the shortlistround very much for enabling the jury to see their productions in these unusual times. Equally heartfelt thanks go to our jury members for their committed work for art by young people. Unfortunately, the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has reached such dynamics that we have decided to interrupt the live viewing period.
This decision is as difficult as it is necessary in order to prevent us from endangering more people. Since our jury has only been able to visit around half of all plays to date, a fair selection process no longer seems possible. That is why there will be no final selection this year. Instead, also on behalf of the Director of Berliner Festspiele and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, we would like to express our esteem for the 21 groups and to congratulate them on reaching the intermediate selection round.
Being chosen for the intermediate selection round from among 104 applications for the contest means having already achieved the biggest step, because all these exemplary plays have won over the jury. We will shortly introduce these 21 groups and their productions here.
Applications Tanztreffen der Jugend 2020
Application period extended
The application period was extended due to the many measures to curb the coronavirus (COVID-19). Applications are therefore still possible until 5 June 2020.
About the National Contests
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