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The conditions of participation

The Mobile Academy: Berlin 2004 is aimed at advanced students and young artists with project experience. The teaching language of the Academy is English. Sending in the application form as well as examples of your artistic work and a letter explaining why you want to take part carries out the application.

A jury will decide on course admissions. Up to 15 participants will be accepted per course. The application form* should be sent by mail to the Mobile Academy: Berlin 2004 as soon as possible, by June 15, 2004 latest (and additional by e-mail)

The address:
Mobile Academy: Berlin 2004
- application -
c/o Hebbel am Ufer/HAU1
Stresemannstrasse 29
D-10963 Berlin / Germany
Tel. 0049 (0)30 259 004 65

The Mobile Academy: Berlin 2004 will notify all applicants about the success of their application by June 30, 2004. The place at the Academy will only be guaranteed once the entire course fee has been credited to the Academies' account.
Participants may enrol in only one of the courses and for the whole duration of the Academy.

Participation fee
The course fee for the entire three weeks is 420,- €. It includes one hot dinner per day, as well as lectures, work demonstrations, excursions and admission to various performances.

For the course participants, the Mobile Academy has reserved nearby two-bed room overnight accommodations (breakfast inclusive). We can assist you also in the search for private accommodations.

The Academy is able to offer a very few full or part scholarships. These may be applied for by handing in a substantiated request as well as two letters of reference or recommendation. This request must be filed together with the application.

The Jury:
Dessy Gavrilova

is the founder and artistic director of the Red House Centre for Culture and Debate in Sofia, Bulgaria. She was the founding director of the programme for performing arts at the Open Society Institute (1997 - 2000) and led the programme for performing arts at the Soros Center of Arts between 1994 and 1996 following its foundation.

Nele Hertling (Akademie der Künste, DAAD)
Nele Hertling studied philosophy. In 1988, she was the artistic director of the Werkstatt Berlin 1988 GmbH and created the TanzWerkstatt Berlin. From 1989 to 2003, she was the manager and artistic director of the Hebbel-Theater Berlin GmbH. Since 2001, Nele Hertling has been president of the French-German Culture Council and since 2003 has been head of the artist programme of the DAAD in Berlin. She was awarded the Order of Merit of Land Berlin and the Federal Cross of Merit. In 2004 she received the Caroline Neuber Prize of the city Leipzig.

Hannah Hurtzig
Artistic director at the Kampnagelfabrik in Hamburg from 1985 to 1990. Programme director for the festival Theater der Welt in Dresden in 1996 and for the International Theatre Academy Ruhr in 1999. She has created various installation projects on the themes and metaphors of archives. Since 2003, she has been working as the curator of the project ErsatzStadt, a project initiative of the Bundeskulturstiftung and the Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz.

Carena Schlewitt (Hebbel am Ufer)
Carena Schlewitt studied theatre. She is curator for theatre at the newly created Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin. From 1985 to 1993, she was an employee of the department of performing art/range theatre at the Akademie der Künste/East Berlin. From 1993 to 1999, she was an employee at the Podewil, Berlin and with the festival "Theater der Welt 1999" in Berlin. From 1999 to 2002, she was a dramatic advisor at the Forum Freies Theater in Dusseldorf.

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