Creative Agency for Performing Arts


Eve 2050 Installation in Munich and Karlsruhe

Unfortunately the digital installation Eve 2050 by Van Grimde Corps Secrets can not take place as planned at Muffathalle in Munich from November 5th – 8th and at ZKM in Karlsruhe in the frame of Tanz Karlsruhe on November 11th & 12th due to the closure of the theaters until end of November. The Web series will be available on November 11 & 12 on the You Tube Channel from Kulturzentrum Tempel. Watch online!

Panaibra Gabriel Canda on tour in Europe

Unfortunately the tour of Panaibra Gabriel Canda’s latest piece The man who did not see the whale pass by has been cancelled for known reason. We will keep you updated about new dates for the performances at Teatro Municipal Baltazar Dias Funchal and tanzhaus nrw Düsseldorf.

Set of Sets @ Kurtheater Baden

Guy Nader und Maria Campos present their latest piece Set of Sets at the new Kurtheater Baden on November 20th. The theatre continues even if only for 50 spectators!


PLAN B – Creative Agency for Performing Arts is an office for production and distribution of Carmen Mehnert and Anne Schmidt based in Hamburg.

PLAN B mediates productions of different sizes by internationally renowned artists and creates and produces innovative projects worldwide.

PLAN B collaborates with artists according to their individual needs, from networking and distribution to the organisation and management of tours.

PLAN B focuses on internationalisation and is active in Europe and beyond.

PLAN B aims to advise and support the artists in their artistic development and to give more visibility to their work.

Carmen Mehnert

Carmen Mehnert was born in Lima, Perú, and finished her studies of Applied Theatre Science with a Master Degree at the University of Giessen, Germany. She was Head of Organization of the Internationales Sommertheater Festival Hamburg from 1994 to 1999 and Head of Organization and programme collaborator at the Festival Theaterformen of the World Expo in Hannover from 1999 to 2000. As a freelance dramaturge, she has worked from 2001 to 2006 with Sam Louwyck, Lisi Estaras, Einat Tuchman (Les Ballets C. de la B.), Yossi Berg and Oded Graf, Rasmus Ölme, Cristina Moura, and Akram Khan, among others. In 2003, she founded together with Constanza Macras the company “Dorkypark” and has since then been collaborating as a dramaturge in most of her pieces. From 2006 to 2008 she was dance dramaturge at the Tanztheater Ensemble of the Staatstheater Kassel under the direction of Johannes Wieland. From 2009 to 2018 she was Programme Director for Performing Arts at HELLERAU – European Center for the Arts in Dresden, Germany. Besides, she is active in jury and dramaturgical activities.

Anne Schmidt

Anne Schmidt, was born in Munich and studied theatre, film and media at the University of Vienna. During her studies she worked at Impulstanz Festival Vienna and Sommerfestival Kampnagel among others. From 2012 to 2018 she worked as the assistant to the Programme Director for Performing Arts and from 2016 also as coordinator for the residence programme at HELLERAU - European Center for the Arts Dresden.


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