Kultur Räume Berlin: Two dance rehearsal rooms “Georg-Knorr-Straße”

Kultur Räume Berlin, represented by Kulturraum Berlin GmbH, awards two subsidized, newly renovated rehearsal/production spaces for dance in Georg-Knorr-Str. 4 in Berlin-Mahrzahn to professionally working artists within the framework of the Arbeitsraumprogramm (ARP, previously supervised by the Senate Department for Culture and Europe) and in cooperation with Gesellschaft für StadtEntwicklung gGmbH. 4 in Berlin-Mahrzahn from June 2021.The location has very good public transport connections: S7 (station Berlin-Mahrzahn, connection to S-Bhf Ostkreuz), streetcar 16, 27, M6, M17 (station Gewerbepark Georg Knorr, connection to S-Bhf Landsberger Allee).

The rooms are located on the 1st floor of a former factory building, on the same floor are, among others, the new Seneca Intensive Studios. The lease is expected to start on 01.06.2021.

Rehearsal room Nr. 1: dance room 123,78 m2 + office 28,68 m2 (plus showers, toilets) -> total monthly costs incl. electricity 997,17 €.

Rehearsal room Nr. 2: dance room 83,03 m2 + office 8,85 m2 (plus showers, WCs) -> total monthly costs incl. electricity 616,84 €.

The rooms are spanned by two beams, at these points the clear room height is 3.46 m and 3.86 m respectively, the door width is 1.25 m in each case. All walls are painted white, the screed floor is covered with a light gray matt color coating, and in the two dance rooms there is a sprung floor and dance carpet.

Detailed information about the rooms can be found here. (Info sheet as pdf for download see below).

Individual artists as well as user groups/associations of up to five tenants per room can apply. The rooms are allocated for 12 or 24 months, extensions are possible up to a maximum of four years. The selection will be made by a sector-specific, independent awarding advisory board for performing arts and dance within the framework of the ARP.

The two viewing dates on 13.04. and 27.04.2021 will take place digitally only.

Pre-registration is required with Kulturraum Berlin GmbH via the following link https://kultur-raeume-berlin.everreal.co/app/public/listings

Visiting dates:

13.04.2021, 16.00-17.30 (online via Zoom)

27.04.2021, 16.00-17.30 (online via Zoom)

Application deadline: 09.05.2021

Infoblatt of Kultur Räume Berlin (German): Vergabe von zwei Tanzräumen+Büro_Georg-Knorr-Str. 4_Infoblatt Kulturraum Berlin GmbH März 2021

With this CryptPad, Kulturraum Berlin GmbH offers the possibility for self-organized networking as a community of users: https://cryptpad.fr/pad/#/2/pad/edit/dPX2YXJ9zv-inZyZPDSbjWeT/
It works like a bulletin board, here contacts to other applicants can be searched for in order to clarify or find communities of users in the run-up to the application

Statement by the Recipients of the Tanzpraxis Scholarship

The Tanzpraxis scholarship holders have published a statement on the continuation of the scholarship program:

Emerging from the Round Table for Dance process 2018 which was hosted by the ZTB, and developed within the framework of the working group “Money and More” the Tanzpraxis scholarship pilot project is implemented by the Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe in 2020 and 2021.

The scholarship is intended to promote the sustainable artistic development of professionally trained and/or working dancers as well as choreographers in Berlin.

​Of the 2,500 dance professionals working in Berlin, 41 have been awarded the 2020/21 Tanzpraxis Fellowship.