Opportunity: Paris Lodron University Salzburg | Curation in the Performing Arts

Opportunity: Paris Lodron University Salzburg | Curation in the Performing Arts


Due to great interest, the university course „Curation in the Performing Arts“ will continue in 2019/20. Being the first university course for performance curation founded in Europe it is providing students with in-depth foundations in the theory, methodology and practice of curation in the performing arts. Students will be able to complete the course alongside their professional activities and hence to implement newly-acquired knowledge in practice.

Modules abroad will be conducted by the Department of Theatre Studies at the Ludwig-Maximillian-Universität München. Leading international curators will communicate contemporary methods and convey competencies in programme design in the performing arts, preparing participants for the complex conditions of an increasingly interwoven job market across the globe.

Support and Fellowships are offered thanks to following institutions: Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Kunststiftung NRW, Landeshauptstadt München, Stadt Wien und Universität Salzburg.
For more information: www.szenisches.kuratieren.sbg.ac.at/stipendien

Course Lecturers for 2019/20 (among others):

Christopher Balme (LMU München), Silvia Bottiroli (DAS theater Amsterdam), Sigrid Gareis (Paris Lodron Universität), Christoph Gurk(Münchner Kammerspiele), Nicole Haitzinger (Paris Lodron Universität), Dorothea von Hantelmann (Bard College), Martin Fritz (Merz Akademie Stuttgart), Markus Hinterhauser (Salzburger Festspiele), Ong Keng Sen(Künstler, Kurator), Katja Schneider (HfMDK Frankfurt am Main), Elisabeth Schweeger (Akademie für Darstellende Kunst Baden-Württemberg), Christophe Slagmuylder (Wiener Festwochen), Manos Tsangaris(Komponist, Münchener Biennale), Annemie Vanackere (HAU Berlin).

At a Glance

Course Start: October 2019

Course Duration: 2 semesters, 8 weekends’ attendance required, optional excursion

Modules: 6 + proportional practice units; 40 ECTS points

Annual participants: max. 20

Course Fee: € 5500,00

Course language: German, partly English (very good passive comprehension of German is a prerequisite)

Entry requirements: A Bachelor’s degree in a related subject (university, art college, polytechnic) or a similar course of studies at an accredited post-secondary educational institution in Austria or abroad.

Please send application materials until June 10, 2019 electronically to : application form (see website), cover letter (one to two A4 sides), CV (no more than two A4 pages), sketch of a planned or realized curatorial concept (up to 7000 characters), school and university leaving certificates, if possible references.

Phone: +43 (0)662 8044 4674

Fax: +43 (0)662 8044 4660


Website: www.szenisches.kuratieren.sbg.ac.at

Course Convenors and Lecturers:

Prof. Dr. Christopher Balme, Sigrid Gareis, Prof. Dr. Nicole Haitzinger.

Supported by Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Kunststiftung NRW, Landeshauptstadt München and Stadt Wien.

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