They are accompanying fabrik Potsdam...

fabrik Potsdam - International Center for Dance and Movement Art - is the main stage of Potsdam and Brandenburg for Contemporary Dance. For the production of dance pieces, residences, mediation, and presentation fabrik Potsdam receives a basic funding.

State capital city of Potsdam
Ministry of Science, Research and Culture of the State of Brandenburg

Investment funding 2020/2021:
Within the framework of Corona measures, the fabrik Potsdam was funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media. With the support of the Federal Association of Socioculture and the funding programme NEUSTART.



For festivals such as Potsdamer Tanztage, Festival Made in Potsdam, and guest performances, fabrik Potsdam is supported by cultural institutes, sponsors and media partners.

Sponsors 2019/2020:
Kulturstiftung des Bundes / 100 years Bauhaus
Kulturland Brandenburg / Fontane.200
Institut Français
French Ministry of Culture and Communication
Representation of the Government of Québec
Canada Council for the Arts
National Performance Network
Goethe Institut
Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec
Per pedales
Mineralwasser Bad Liebenwerda
Mittelbrandenburgische Sparkasse

Partner venues:
Hans Otto Theater
Waschhaus Kunstraum

Media partners:
Potsdamer Neueste Nachrichten
Radio eins
rbb Kultur

Partner Hotels:
Hotel Mercure
Kongress Hotel Potsdam



Étape Danse

Each year, the German-French-Italian residence program invites three notable young choreographers/groups to work on new projects in Potsdam in August.

In co-operation with:
La Maison CDCN Uzès Gard Occitanie
Théâtre de Nîmes
Mosaico Danza - Interplay Festival Turin

Bureau Théâtre et de la Danse / Institut Français Germany

Studio Québec

Studio Québec is a residence program between Germany and Québec that allows the exchange of choreographers. Each year, Canadian and German artists are invited to spend a residence period of several weeks in the other country.

In co-operation with:
Studio Circuit Est Montréal

Representation of the Government of Québec in Berlin
Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec
Goethe-Institut Montréal

DiR – Dance in Residence Brandenburg (fabrik moves)

DiR Dance in Residence is a cooperation project between fabrik moves Potsdam and TanzWERKSTATT Cottbus with the aim of creating new sustainable cooperation models and network structures for contemporary dance in Brandenburg.

In co-operation with:
Pro Potsdam
Bürgerhaus am Schlaatz
Rechenzentrum Potsdam
fabrik Potsdam
Brandenburgischer Landesmuseum für Moderne Kunst | Dieselkraftwerk Cottbus

DIEHL+RITTER / TANZPAKT RECONNECT with support by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media in the frame of the initiative NEUSTART KULTUR
State of Brandenburg
City of Potsdam
City of Cottbus



explore dance - Network Dance for Young Audience / TANZPAKT Stadt-Land-Bund (fabrik moves)

Under the organization of fabrik moves, fabrik Potsdam organizes a program for young audiences starting in the 2018/19 season and for three years. Different choreographers work on stage productions and mobile pieces for classrooms or public places in the cities of Munich, Hamburg, and Potsdam.

In co-operation with:
K3 | Tanzplan Hamburg
Focus Dance - Dance and School Munich

Partner schools in Potsdam:
Gerhart Hauptmann Grundschule
Freie Schule
Grundschule am Pappelhain
Neue Grundschule

TANZPAKT Stadt-Land-Bund with the support of the German Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media
State capital city of Potsdam
Ministry of Science, Research and Culture of the State of Brandenburg
Department of Culture and Media of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
Cultural Department of the City of Munich
Bavarian State Association for Contemporary Dance funded by the Bavarian State Ministry of Education and Culture

Chance Tanz

As part of the Dance initiative Chance Tanz, fabrik Potsdam is holding dance projects at schools since 2013. The children were taught dance-based basics, different approaches to movement and improvisation techniques by professional dance pedagogues. At the end of the school year, a presentation might be shown on stage.

In co-operation with:
Erich Kästner Elementary School Falkensee / ASB Falkensee, a non-profit society for child, youth and family help in Havelland mbH
Oberlin-Schule Potsdam / tanzfähig GbR

Bundesverband Tanz in Schulen and Federal Ministry of Education and Research