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The Virtual World of Mozilla Hubs

Virtual event within the framework of the Digitale Woche Dortmund Nils Corte and Roman Senkl ("minuseins") are Creative Coder and currently Fellows at the Academy. Commissioned by Ars Electronica, they most recently created virtual spaces with Mozilla Hubs in which real encounters of real-time avatars are possible. Mozilla Hubs guarantees social encounters and a great artistic diversity combined with a high degree of usability: computer, screen and keyboard are all that's needed to enter the virtual spatial structures; use through…

ENJOY COMPLEXITY#7: Pro “Mash-Up” – Stage The Remix!

2ManyDJs enrage Rock-Puritans with "Nirvana vs Destiny's Child"; Brian Burton reaps fame for his "Grey Album"; the team around Kay Voges literally sends his actress into the fridge and dares the "border walk" with Nietzsche, Deleuze and AFD election propaganda. The digital networking, availability and changeability of material favour artistic practices based on referential appropriation and creative processing. Mash-ups mix the existing and the known. They reflect the current technical-digital production possibilities and can be read as a creative expression…


The two fellows of the academy Marco Donnarumma and Andrea Familari form the performance collective "Fronte Vacuo" with Margeritha Pevere. Donnarumma and Familari give insights into their research work and present their long-term research project "Humane Methods". The two internationally renowned choreographers and video artists work with body sensors, robot-supported prostheses, methods of artificial intelligence - and let music and light interact with each other interactively. "" (as part of "Humane Methods") will come on stage in Vienna in January…

A Series of the Interdisciplinary #2

  The event series „A Series of the Interdisciplinary” at Schaubühne Lindenfels is to be continued with a contribution from Marcus Lobbes, director of the Academy for Theatre and Digitality. Regarding the current conditions the impulse about digital playgrounds as well as artistic and technological possibilities will take place online via Zoom. Further information and registration here.

OPEN LAB // Annual Conference Dramaturgische Gesellschaft

It’s graduation time again! The 3rd fellowship is coming to an end – in the middle of the current shutdown. Our Fellows have worked more that five months on their research projects at the Academy for Theatre and Digitality, and despite all the obstacles and interruptions, uncertainties and rescheduling due to the pandemic, we are thrilled to invite the world on the 23rd of January, 2 pm, to out virtual presentation in context of the annual conference of the Dramaturgische…

Artist talk: Marcus Lobbes

The Academy remains closed due to the current pandemic – nevertheless we try to use this time productively! In cooperation with the Theater- und Konzertfreunde e.V. we invite you to catch up on what is happening behind the doors. Director Marcus Lobbes talks with Ulrich Wantia, click here to watch the stream, starting at 7pm.

PlayOn! Conference in Dortmund!

The european network PlayOn!, including 9 theatres, comes together in Dortmund, at the Academy for Theatre and Digitality to talk about the future of theatre in context of the digitalization. More info here.

OpenLab 05 – Graduation

The current semester of the Fellowship Program at the Academy of Theatre and Digital presents the research results of the past 5 months. Details on the format will be posted here soon.

PlayOn! : HOPE Conference

The online conference HOPE! from the EU-funded theatre network PlayOn! will take place from 4. – 6. April. We want to dive into digital technologies which expand the spaces of theatre and attract new audiences. We will explore the importance of spatial sound / immersive music and mixed reality (VR & AR) / metaverse through exemplary productions. We are also interested in microcontrollers and tracking systems including robotics. We will explore ways in which the public / virtual space can be opened up theatres and their audiences. Familiar old…

Twitter Theatre – Mother Hope and Her Children

#HopeVorstellung Travel (not) to Berlin and Krakow and visit (not) a guest performance of the Burgtheater Wien there - and all in one evening! We invite you to the Twitter theatre evening once again: A Twitter Theatre guest performance of Burgtheater Wien will take place as part of the HOPE! conference: For one evening, on 5 April 2022, the audience and the theatre will tell together on Twitter under the hashtag #HopeVorstellung about a performance that only takes place in…

OpenHouse 06

The current semester of the Fellowship Program at the Academy for Theater and Digitality invites you to their interim presentation.   Questions and registration to: viviane.lennert@theater.digital    

OpenLab 06

The current semester of the Fellowship program at the Academy for Theater and Digitality presents the research results of the past five months. We are looking forward to projects by Florencia Alonso / Naoto Hieda, Birk Schmithüsen / Nina Maria Stemberger, Gilda Coustier / Frieder Miller / Mark Mushiba, Sóley Sigurjónsdóttir and Meredith Thomas, as well as HIDA fellows Bnaya Halperin-Kaddari and Kerstin Ergenzinger. The event is free of charge, registration is requested. Registration to: akademie@theater.digital  

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