The Academy for Theatre and Digitality

As a globally unique model project, the Academy for Theater and Digitality offers space for digital innovation, artistic research and technology-oriented education and training. It is the center for the development of new theater forms and technologies that are significantly shaped by digitalization. Fellowships, sponsored by a wide range of partner institutions, are awarded annually to art and theater professionals from around the world.

The eighth Fellowship creates a new form of theatre.

Hanna Rode, Laura Waltz, Piet Esch, Björn Lengers and Jorge Guevara are our new Fellows! Their work explores hybrid characters, the vividness of avatars, new potentials of holographic theater and creates a symbiosis of dance and virtual reality. Learn more...

Space and equipment

The new building of the Academy for Theater and Digitality is situated in the Digital Quarter at the Dortmund harbor. Almost 2000sqm and a total of 7 research labs offer the fellows state-of-the-art equipment such as a motion capturing system, green screen technology, various sensor technologies, lidar scan technology, laser cutter and 3D printer. Expertise and equipment in areas ranging from MR, XR, VR and AR applications to AI and robotics applications expand research opportunities and offer insight into the digital methods and technologies of the future theater. More about the new building...



Knowledge and tutorials
a cooperation between DTHG, and the Academy for Theatre and Digitality
documentation and archive
the academy's documentation platform
digital Co-production LAB
teaching, consulting and prototyping development