For the 12th time we invite German and international dance and theatre groups with backgrounds in a wide range of project contexts to apply for Rampenlichter – the dance and theatre festival for children and youth.

Please find here the Call for applications leaflet (PDF).

You can now apply online. The closing date for your application is January 10, 2021.


Rampenlichter is seeking for:

  • German and international dance, theatre and dancetheatre productions performed by children and youth
  • Productions, that evolve …
    • in free projects in cooperation with child and youth welfare or in cultural education contexts
    • in free ensembles and groups
    • in cooperation with schools
    • at dance companies and theatres
  • Productions or adaptations in which children and young people are significantly involved with their ideas, perspectives and artistic visions
  • Plays in which the artistic approach and independent aesthetics of art by children and youth become visible

The aim of the festival is to arrange a programme that reflects the diversity of different productions and project constellations of contemporary dance and theatre with children and young people.

The festival will take place between July, 9th and 22nd, 2021 at Theater schwere reiter which is located at the Kreativquartier (“Creative Quarter”) in Munich.