Mon 10.01.2022 Staatsballett Berlin

Ballet for Future? Podcast - Episode Two


What is the current status of power relations at the theatre and in other cultural institutions?  Prof. Dr. Thomas Schmidt, author of the book "Power and Structure in Theatre. Asymmetries of Power" (Springer VS 2019), speaks of a "structural abuse of power in German-speaking theatres".
At Dr. Christiane Theobald's invitation, Acting Artistic Director of the Staatsballett Berlin, Dr. Mariama Diagne (Director of the Gesellschaft für Tanzforschung (gtf)), Dr. Dorion Weickmann (Süddeutsche Zeitung, tanz), Friedrich Pohl (dancersconnect, GDBA), Alan Barnes (ballet master, choreographer, dancer), Maren Lansink (Themis Vertrauensstelle gegen sexuelle Belästigung und Gewalt e. V.), Prof. Dr. Thomas Schmidt (Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts, HfMDK) and Annemie Vanackere (HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Artistic Director and Managing Director), moderated by Claudia Henne (dance journalist).

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