from the last two years

In the last two years, there has been a marked increase in digital projects in the performing arts. We would also like to offer these artists a platform to be in the limelight one more time.

Who can apply?

  • Individual artists and groups from all disciplines in the independent performing arts scene who live or work in Mannheim and the surrounding Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan region

We offer:

  • a guest performance fee for the presentation

We expect:

  • July 7-10, 2022: public presentation during the festival

How can I apply?

  • Introduce yourself. (max. 10 lines)
  • Present the contents of your production
  • Who will participate? List all participants in the residency project (name, function and where they live / work) 
  • Send us links to websites/ other materials if applicable
  • Send us your contact information and let us know who your contact person is


Please send your application per email to: kulturamt.schwindelfrei(at)

Application deadline: Jan. 15, 2022

Your submission must include the following:  

  • The answers to the questions given in “How do I apply?"

Your submission can be sent as a PDF, an audio file or as a video link depending on what format would be the most convenient for you.

Incomplete submissions cannot be considered. 

Questions about our OPEN CALL can be addressed at: kulturamt.schwindelfrei(at)