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Drama, new creation by Constanza Macras

In Drama, the new piece by Constanza Macras at the Volksbühne Berlin, a group of people work hard to sound out the opportunities and limits of the stage space in a post-pandemic time, when users have become the content of social media. The premiere is on 19 January, followed by performances on 21 and 29 January and 3 and 27 February.

Gran Bolero @ Tanzbiennale Heidelberg

Gran Bolero by Jesús Rubio Gamo, co-produced by Mercat de les Flors and Teatros del Canal and awarded the MAX Prize as the best dance production in 2020, will be presented at Tanzbiennale in Heidelberg on 30 January. On 4 February, the piece will be part of the GUIdance Festival in Guimarães, Portugal.

New creation by Patricia Apergi

Patricia Apergi has started work on her new creation titled “The House of Trouble” in collaboration with Onassis Stegi Athens, where the premiere will take place on 4 May.

About

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.

Contact

PLAN B / Carmen Mehnert
Eppendorfer Weg 189
20253 Hamburg

info@planbhamburg.com