Creative Agency for Performing Arts


DRAMA@Volksbühne Berlin

The last chance to see DRAMA, the latest piece by Constanza Macras and her company DorkyPark, this year at the Volksbühne Berlin is on 27 December. Don’t miss it!

Panaibra Gabriel Canda@Mozambique

MENTIRAS APLAUDIDAS (Cheered Lies), the latest group piece by Panaibra Gabriel Canda, will be shown on 26 November in the frame of “Biennale de la danse en Afrique” in Maputo.


FRIENDS OF FORSYTHE, curated by William Forsythe and Rauf “RubberLegz” Yasit in collaboration with Riley Watts, Brigel Gjoka, Lex Ishimoto, Matt Luck and the JA Collective (Jordan Johnson & Aidan Carberry) will be presented on 21 & 22 November at the Manarat Al Saadiyat theatre in Abu Dhabi.



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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