Call for applications | Performing Arts - Company / artist

In this call for applications, funding can be requested to attend individually selected events (maximum of two events). Priorities must be specified if multiple events are named.

This application form is addressed to Target Group A: (representatives of) companies/artists who are already established in Germany and have a certain standing in the country or are established abroad and are now producing and based in Germany.

Note: Before submitting your application, we ask you to read through the call for applications and FAQs to avoid any misunderstandings and to clarify any questions you may have.

Target Group A: to fund travel expenses for participation in international fairs and festivals / may 2023

Applicant is the potential contracting party.

It is possible to specify a different contact person. Information about the contact person can be entered further down on this page.

Contact person (optional)
Please enter the details of the person who will be responsible for correspondence with Kreativ-Transfer.

If the contact person is the same person as the applicant, the data does not need to be entered here again.


The following information must be submitted for the performing arts field:

  • Name, place and date of the event(s) to be attended. 
    A maximum of two events can be listed per application. If more than one event is named, please sort by priority (most important first, then descending). 
  • Name and function of the person(s) travelling.
  • A cost calculation that takes into account, among other things, the (foreign) per diem and accommodation allowances of the destination country according to the German Travel Expenses Act (Bundesreisekostengesetz). Examples for the calculation of a trip can be found here.
  • ONE letter of motivation for attending the event(s), max. 3,000 characters incl. spaces.
    For which reasons is the visit of this event(s) important for the company / artist / producer?
    What are the aims and expectations of the visit?
    See also the objectives of the funding programme in the call for applications.

Maximum funding per event

  • 700.00 euros (events in Germany)
  • 1,100.00 euros (events in Europe (geographically))
  • 2,000.00 euros (events outside Europe (geographically))
  • if applicable, additional: 500.00 euros for the costs of a

Priority 1:

List of expected costs (if applicable, state the additional booth costs of max. 500 €):

Priority 2:

List of expected costs (if applicable, state the additional booth costs of max. 500 €):

I hereby apply for an additional one-off expense allowance of 400.00 euros per event.


A prerequisite for the application is that the company/artist has in the last four years (from January 2019):

  • premiered or planned to premiere a production (digitally)
    Scan of the organiser's or festival programme or a screenshot of the organiser's website (month and year must be visible!)
  • received public funding (project funding or scholarship funding or residency funding etc.).
    Scan of a significant part of the funding notification or confirmation from the funding body or similar.

In certain circumstances, the following must be submitted additionally:

  • If applicable, proof of place of business in Germany (only necessary when submitting proof of funding from abroad)
    Scan of the business registration or registration of the self-employed activity, etc.
  • If applicable, the company's/artist's right of representation: freelance representatives must submit a declaration from the company/artist stating that the trip is being made on their behalf.
    A PDF document signed by the company/artist.

Upload proof of the premiere (since 2019, month and year must be visible)

if applicable, upload proof of place of business in Germany

Freelance representatives must include a declaration from the company/artist that the trip is being made on its behalf:

Data protection
When submitting an application, you provide us with personal data (name, date of birth, telephone number, e-mail address, bank details, identity card number, sex, address, photographs of you, etc.) which will be processed by us or third parties in accordance with Article 6 b GDPR and which is required for processing of and the decision regarding your application and, if your application is approved, for the implementation of the funding process.


Dachverband Tanz Deutschland e. V.
Mariannenplatz 2
10997 Berlin, Germany

Telephone: +49 (0)30 / 37 44 33 92
E-Mail: info(at)

is the responsible body for data processing.

Note on consent

If you refuse to consent to the above, your application cannot be processed.

Your rights: You have the following rights with regard to our use of your personal data:

  • Right to information
  • Right to withdrawal
  • Right to rectification or erasure
  • Right to restriction of processing
  • Right to object to processing
  • Right to data portability

You can assert the aforementioned rights by contacting info(at)

Withdrawal of consent: Insofar the processing of personal data is based on your consent (point a of Article 6 (1) GDPR), you may withdraw your consent at any time for the relevant purpose. The lawfulness of the processing based on your consent shall remain unaffected until receipt of your notice of withdrawal.

Erasure: We process and store your personal data only for the period necessary to achieve the purpose for which it is stored. If we are legally obliged to do so, we will also store your data beyond that point until the statutory data retention period has expired. In the event that we grant your request and you receive funding, we will store your data permanently.


Important notes:

  • The form takes a moment to be submitted. Please wait a short moment after clicking the submit button.
  • On the following page, the details must be confirmed again by clicking on the "next" button.
    Only then will the registration actually be sent.
  • You will then receive an e-mail with a link with which you must confirm your e-mail address.
  • Finally, you will receive another e-mail with a confirmation of submitting your application/registration. Only when you have received this confirmation e-mail has your application/registration been submitted successfully.

Thank you very much!