01 October 2020 to 02 October 2020

Full online programme

Below is the complete online programme of IETM Multi-location 2020, including the main IETM online programme as well as the online and live-streamed sessions organised by local hosts of the Multi-location Plenary. For the schedule of physical on-site sessions, please refer to the local programme of each location.

Note that registration for the overall meeting is mandatory. Once registered, you will be able to add the sessions below to your personal agenda by clicking on "Add to my schedule" on each session page.

The links to connect to the sessions will be published on each session page on each morning of the meeting. You'll therefore be able to join any online session regardless of the digital or physical meeting you registered for.

Note that the sessions below marked with three asterisks (***) require an additional registration detailed on the session page.

Working sessions: Main IETM online programme
Parallel sessions: Online or live-streamed sessions of local meetings

The sessions of the main IETM online programme will be recorded and published on our channels.

Important: The schedule below is in Central European Summer Time (CEST). Please make sure to correctly convert it in your local time.

01 October 2020
11:00 to 13:00

[Avignon] Networking, dissemination and production in pandemic times

[Avignon] Networking, dissemination and production in pandemic times

Discussion with Anne-Mathilde Di Tomaso (Avignon Festival), Maia Sert (On The Move), Sergio Chianca (Burokultur), Karen Nielsen (Deputy Director of Culture - Région Sud), Geoliane Arab (ONDA) and other speakers to be confirmed. This session will be live-streamed on Théatre de la Massue's Facebook...Read more

Discussion with Anne-Mathilde Di Tomaso (Avignon Festival), Maia Sert (On The Move), Sergio Chianca (Burokultur), Karen Nielsen (Deputy Director of Culture - Région Sud), Geoliane Arab (ONDA) and other speakers to be confirmed. This session will be live-streamed on Théatre de la Massue's Facebook...Read more

Parallel activities
12:00 to 12:30

[Hong Kong] Informal pre-gathering & Introduction to IETM

[Hong Kong] Informal pre-gathering & Introduction to IETM

A simple get together to kick off the meeting’s activities. Connect to the session This session will be held online as part of the online IETM Multi-location in Hong Kong . For any questions about this session or in the event of a technical issue, please contact directly Stéphane Noël at [email protected]Read more

A simple get together to kick off the meeting’s activities. Connect to the session This session will be held online as part of the online IETM Multi-location in Hong Kong . For any questions about this session or in the event of a technical issue, please contact directly Stéphane Noël at [email protected]Read more

Parallel activities
12:30 to 14:00

[Ljubljana] Culture in the public space during and after the crisis***

[Ljubljana] Culture in the public space during and after the crisis***

PLAN B cycle is a Slovenian initiative dedicated to the cultural policies of European cities in the context of the on-going crisis. This session will focus on the relation between culture and space. In order to bring culture back to people, what's the future of public spaces? We look at public...Read more

PLAN B cycle is a Slovenian initiative dedicated to the cultural policies of European cities in the context of the on-going crisis. This session will focus on the relation between culture and space. In order to bring culture back to people, what's the future of public spaces? We look at public...Read more

Parallel activities
12:30 to 14:00

[Hong Kong] A new deal in Asia-Pacific: emergency, recovery & adaptation

[Hong Kong] A new deal in Asia-Pacific: emergency, recovery & adaptation

A regional conversation in two parts: How did we deal with Covid in terms of emergency response? How will it impact our industry, particularly in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region? How will we get back on our feet? What will have to change? How will we adapt on the longer run? Connect to the session...Read more

A regional conversation in two parts: How did we deal with Covid in terms of emergency response? How will it impact our industry, particularly in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region? How will we get back on our feet? What will have to change? How will we adapt on the longer run? Connect to the session...Read more

Parallel activities
14:00 to 15:45

[IETM] Plenary discussion: What matters now?

[IETM] Plenary discussion: What matters now?

This session will begin with a welcome word by Cathie Boyd (IETM President) and Ása Richardsdóttir (IETM Secretary General), as well as a greeting from the different locations of the Multi-location Plenary. We have been plunged into a decade embroidered with fascinating contradictions: time seems...Read more

This session will begin with a welcome word by Cathie Boyd (IETM President) and Ása Richardsdóttir (IETM Secretary General), as well as a greeting from the different locations of the Multi-location Plenary. We have been plunged into a decade embroidered with fascinating contradictions: time seems...Read more

Working sessions
15:30 to 17:10

[Buzău] Creative Europe project presentations: Tele-Encounters and Festival of Love

[Buzău] Creative Europe project presentations: Tele-Encounters and Festival of Love

This online session is dedicated to the launch of two Creative Europe projects: Tele-Encounters: Beyond the Human Tele-encouters: Beyond the Human (Teatrul "George Ciprian" Buzău - RO, UCAM - ES, and Industria Scenica - IT) will explore the impact of the Internet, robots, and AI on human...Read more

This online session is dedicated to the launch of two Creative Europe projects: Tele-Encounters: Beyond the Human Tele-encouters: Beyond the Human (Teatrul "George Ciprian" Buzău - RO, UCAM - ES, and Industria Scenica - IT) will explore the impact of the Internet, robots, and AI on human...Read more

Parallel activities
16:00 to 18:00

[Aarhus] CAMP roundtable 3: In Denmark***

[Aarhus] CAMP roundtable 3: In Denmark***

The CAMP roundtable is a set format, created to secure an open, honest and timely conversation based on six specific questions. Here, we use a 360-degree perspective, and we investigate the role of the agent, manager and producer as a vital facilitator for development and stability. CAMP allows...Read more

The CAMP roundtable is a set format, created to secure an open, honest and timely conversation based on six specific questions. Here, we use a 360-degree perspective, and we investigate the role of the agent, manager and producer as a vital facilitator for development and stability. CAMP allows...Read more

Parallel activities
16:15 to 17:15

[Ireland] Adaptation conversation: Programmers and producers

[Ireland] Adaptation conversation: Programmers and producers

The first half of the hour will be a conversation between Irish performing arts programmers and producers on their view of adaptability. The second half of the hour will be breakout groups for you to discuss some of the issues raised, your own thoughts, and get to meet up with your IETM...Read more

The first half of the hour will be a conversation between Irish performing arts programmers and producers on their view of adaptability. The second half of the hour will be breakout groups for you to discuss some of the issues raised, your own thoughts, and get to meet up with your IETM...Read more

Parallel activities
16:15 to 17:45

[Budapest] Exploring Degrowth: Participatory discussion with Vincent Liegey

[Budapest] Exploring Degrowth: Participatory discussion with Vincent Liegey

The idea of de-growth has emerged over the last 15 years dealing with the question whether infinite growth in a finite world is desirable or even possible. It tries to understand the convergence of today’s crises, argues that energetic, environmental, political and existential, economic and social...Read more

The idea of de-growth has emerged over the last 15 years dealing with the question whether infinite growth in a finite world is desirable or even possible. It tries to understand the convergence of today’s crises, argues that energetic, environmental, political and existential, economic and social...Read more

Parallel activities
16:30 to 17:30

[Scotland] Zoom social

[Scotland] Zoom social

Bring your glass of wine/beer/fizzy juice and canape and we will attempt to recreate the reception online as a place to meet your fellow Scottish IETM members, catch up with old pals and meet some folk you might not have met before. Connect to the session This session will be held online as part of...Read more

Bring your glass of wine/beer/fizzy juice and canape and we will attempt to recreate the reception online as a place to meet your fellow Scottish IETM members, catch up with old pals and meet some folk you might not have met before. Connect to the session This session will be held online as part of...Read more

Parallel activities
17:30 to 19:00

[Barcelona] Connections with Latin America

[Barcelona] Connections with Latin America

Covid-19 has been an opportunity to connect even more Europe and Latin America in a virtual way. Now it is time to reflect on how to take advantage of this new connection to create links in more sustainable ways (environmentally and economically) and to maintain this contact between continents...Read more

Covid-19 has been an opportunity to connect even more Europe and Latin America in a virtual way. Now it is time to reflect on how to take advantage of this new connection to create links in more sustainable ways (environmentally and economically) and to maintain this contact between continents...Read more

Parallel activities
17:30 to 18:30

[Berlin] Meet Berlin***

[Berlin] Meet Berlin***

Following the digital Multi-location Plenary Meeting of IETM, interested parties have the opportunity to inform themselves about Berlin’s structures within the independent performing arts. Representatives of LAFT Berlin and its two projects, the Performing Arts Festival and the Performing Arts...Read more

Following the digital Multi-location Plenary Meeting of IETM, interested parties have the opportunity to inform themselves about Berlin’s structures within the independent performing arts. Representatives of LAFT Berlin and its two projects, the Performing Arts Festival and the Performing Arts...Read more

Parallel activities
19:00 to 20:00

[Berlin] We’ll see when we see!? – Opening Gala

[Berlin] We’ll see when we see!? – Opening Gala

On this evening, with the Industry Get-Together of the Independent Performing Arts Community, the decentralised IETM network meeting as well as the PRALIN cultural exchange, we are opening three of the largest networking events within the independent performing arts on multiple stages...Read more

On this evening, with the Industry Get-Together of the Independent Performing Arts Community, the decentralised IETM network meeting as well as the PRALIN cultural exchange, we are opening three of the largest networking events within the independent performing arts on multiple stages...Read more

Parallel activities
19:00 to 19:05

[Montreal] Performance by Nina Segalowitz

[Montreal] Performance de Nina Segalowitz

This performance will be live-streamed on the Facebook event of the local meeting in Montreal. In the purest tradition of Inuit culture, Nina Segalowitz, (Inuit/Chipewyan from Fort Smith, NWT) a mother of three, has been giving regal performances of throat singing for more than twenty years. The...Read more

Cette performance sera diffusée en direct sur l' événement Facebook de la réunion locale à Montréal. Dans la plus pure tradition de la culture inuit, Nina Segalowitz (Inuit/Chipewyan de Fort Smith, T.N.-O.), mère de trois enfants, donne des représentations royales de chant guttural depuis plus de...Read more

Artistic programme
19:30 to 21:00

[Aarhus] Performance: Tourist - Don Gnu***

[Aarhus] Performance: Tourist - Don Gnu***

Do you also dream of paradise? Of packing your sandals, bandana and sun cream and heading off towards distant shorelines and new worlds? Of coming home renewed and empowered, with a pocketful of life-affirming and unforgettable memories? So come along, citizen of the world, back-packer, charter-...Read more

Do you also dream of paradise? Of packing your sandals, bandana and sun cream and heading off towards distant shorelines and new worlds? Of coming home renewed and empowered, with a pocketful of life-affirming and unforgettable memories? So come along, citizen of the world, back-packer, charter-...Read more

Artistic programme
19:30 to 20:00

[Yerevan] High Fest performance: #18 Corona Sessions - Jo Stromgren

[Yerevan] High Fest performance: #18 Corona Sessions - Jo Stromgren

The link to connect to the session will be made available on the Facebook page of the festival on the day of the meeting. This session will be held online in English as part of IETM Multi-location in Yerevan , Armenia. For any questions about this session or in the event of a technical issue,...Read more

The link to connect to the session will be made available on the Facebook page of the festival on the day of the meeting. This session will be held online in English as part of IETM Multi-location in Yerevan , Armenia. For any questions about this session or in the event of a technical issue,...Read more

Artistic programme
20:00 to 20:05

[Montreal] Speech by Martin Faucher at Place des Arts

[Montréal] Prise de parole de Martin Faucher à la Place des Arts

This speech will be live-streamed on the Facebook event of the local meeting in Montreal. Martin Faucher was the director of the company Daniel Léveillé Danse from 1994 to 2014. President of the Conseil québécois du théâtre from 2005 to 2009, he worked on the Seconds États généraux du théâtre...Read more

Cette prise de parole sera diffusée en direct sur l' événement Facebook de la réunion locale à Montréal. Conseiller artistique au Festival TransAmériques depuis 2006 et directeur artistique et codirecteur général depuis juin 2014, Martin Faucher contribue activement à la vie culturelle québécoise...Read more

Parallel activities
22:00 to 22:05

[Montreal] Performance by Elena Stoodley and Sovann Prom-Tep

[Montréal] Performance d’Elena Stoodley et Sovann Prom-Tep

This performance will be live-streamed on the Facebook event of the local meeting in Montreal. Through the exploration of tenderness and transcendance, Elena (music) and Sovann (dance) come into contact with each other through an improvised performance. This session will be held online as part of...Read more

Cette performance sera diffusée en direct sur l' événement Facebook de la réunion locale à Montréal. Explorant la douceur et la transe, Elena (musique) et Sovann (danse) entrent en contact avec l'autre à travers une performance improvisée. Cette session se tiendra en ligne dans le cadre de l' IETM...Read more

Artistic programme
02 October 2020
10:00 to 11:00

[IETM] Pitchorama

[IETM] Pitchorama

This brand new session will showcase a series of 6 projects pitched by IETM members in 5-minute videos before leaving room for questions and feedback from participants in dedicated Zoom meetings hosted by each presenter. Connect to the session Pitches and chat rooms If you wish to ask your...Read more

This brand new session will showcase a series of 6 projects pitched by IETM members in 5-minute videos before leaving room for questions and feedback from participants in dedicated Zoom meetings hosted by each presenter. Connect to the session Pitches and chat rooms If you wish to ask your...Read more

Working sessions
11:00 to 13:00

[Melbourne] Common Ingredients: A digital dinner party with the world

[Melbourne] Common Ingredients: A digital dinner party with the world

In our corner of Australia we are in lockdown. We’re missing each other, and we’re missing you. So we’re inviting you to Common Ingredients - A digital dinner party with the world! We’re talking about Zoom-time in the kitchen and the dining room on Friday 2 October from 19:00 to 21:00 AEST ,...Read more

In our corner of Australia we are in lockdown. We’re missing each other, and we’re missing you. So we’re inviting you to Common Ingredients - A digital dinner party with the world! We’re talking about Zoom-time in the kitchen and the dining room on Friday 2 October from 19:00 to 21:00 AEST ,...Read more

Parallel activities
11:00 to 12:30

[Yokohama] The next step of TPAM Fringe

[Yokohama] The next steps of TPAM Fringe

TPAM Fringe is an open-call program of TPAM (Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama) that introduces over 50 artists/groups to professional participants of TPAM and the local audience. This panel discussion invites past participants of TPAM Fringe to explore possibilities of this program in the future...Read more

TPAM Fringe is an open-call program of TPAM (Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama) that introduces over 50 artists/groups to professional participants of TPAM and the local audience. This panel discussion invites past participants of TPAM Fringe to explore possibilities of this program in the future...Read more

Parallel activities
11:00 to 12:30

[Hong Kong] Windows into Europe

[Hong Kong] Windows into Europe

A quick tour of European presenters, each focusing about a particular aspect of their work. The idea is to share different European methodologies to Asian artists and presenters alike. Moderator Faith Tan, Dance House Helsinki, Finland Connect to the session This physical session will be live-...Read more

A quick tour of European presenters, each focusing about a particular aspect of their work. The idea is to share different European methodologies to Asian artists and presenters alike. Moderator Faith Tan, Dance House Helsinki, Finland Connect to the session This physical session will be live-...Read more

Parallel activities
11:30 to 13:30

[Istanbul] Building a culture of resilience in performing arts

[Istanbul] Building a culture of resilience in performing arts

In times of uncertainty and change, it is essential to discuss the ways to build a culture of resilience and emphasize the significance of solidarity. Due to the pandemic, the performing arts organizations in Turkey and the rest of the world have come to a standstill. Perhaps, it is the perfect...Read more

In times of uncertainty and change, it is essential to discuss the ways to build a culture of resilience and emphasize the significance of solidarity. Due to the pandemic, the performing arts organizations in Turkey and the rest of the world have come to a standstill. Perhaps, it is the perfect...Read more

Parallel activities
11:30 to 13:00

[Budapest] Round table discussion: Sustainable touring

[Budapest] Round table discussion: Sustainable touring

When planning a tour, will financial sustainability always win over environmental considerations? Or can we work on making these 2 aspects meet, or at least getting closer to each other? These questions are becoming even more burning with the exacerbation of the climate crisis and the Covid-19...Read more

When planning a tour, will financial sustainability always win over environmental considerations? Or can we work on making these 2 aspects meet, or at least getting closer to each other? These questions are becoming even more burning with the exacerbation of the climate crisis and the Covid-19...Read more

Parallel activities
12:00 to 13:00

[Ireland] International Theatre eXchange (ITX): Dublin Theatre Festival programmed artists***

[Ireland] International Theatre eXchange (ITX): Dublin Theatre Festival programmed artists***

This hour, in unprecedented circumstances, Dublin Theatre Festival artists will talk about the work they made for this year’s festival. Irish Theatre Institute, in partnership with Culture Ireland and Dublin Theatre Festival, hosts their annual gathering for Irish theatre artists to pitch their...Read more

This hour, in unprecedented circumstances, Dublin Theatre Festival artists will talk about the work they made for this year’s festival. Irish Theatre Institute, in partnership with Culture Ireland and Dublin Theatre Festival, hosts their annual gathering for Irish theatre artists to pitch their...Read more

Parallel activities
12:40 to 14:00

[Hong Kong] Trans Asia Express

[Hong Kong] Trans Asia Express

A tour through Asia-Pacific (APAC) contemporary creations following topical threads, possibly with calls to collaboration. Connect to the session This physical session will be live-streamed as part of IETM Multi-location in Hong Kong. For any questions about this session or in the event of a...Read more

A tour through Asia-Pacific (APAC) contemporary creations following topical threads, possibly with calls to collaboration. Connect to the session This physical session will be live-streamed as part of IETM Multi-location in Hong Kong. For any questions about this session or in the event of a...Read more

Parallel activities
14:00 to 15:00

[IETM] IETM Info cell

[IETM] IETM Info cell

An hour of valuable information on IETM: overview of the current and upcoming activities and projects, update on the recent and forthcoming policy and advocacy work, and introduction to the different working groups of IETM. Agenda Overview of IETM activities and projects (Ása Richardsdóttir) New...Read more

An hour of valuable information on IETM: overview of the current and upcoming activities and projects, update on the recent and forthcoming policy and advocacy work, and introduction to the different working groups of IETM. Agenda Overview of IETM activities and projects (Ása Richardsdóttir) New...Read more

Working sessions
15:30 to 17:00

[Budapest] Roundtable discussion: Environmental organisations and artists

[Budapest] Roundtable discussion: Environmental organisations and artists

We aim at stepping out from our performing art frame and tackle the question: how to establish (mutually beneficiary strategic) partnership between artists, producers and environmental organisations, to explore our relationship with landscapes, the science and the heritage, through the medium of...Read more

We aim at stepping out from our performing art frame and tackle the question: how to establish (mutually beneficiary strategic) partnership between artists, producers and environmental organisations, to explore our relationship with landscapes, the science and the heritage, through the medium of...Read more

Parallel activities
15:30 to 16:30

[Berlin] And now... Exchange?!

[Berlin] And now... Exchange?!

As a co-host of the programme 2020 RAUMFAHRT – Expeditions into the Performing Arts Community, Ulrike Seybold (NRW Landesbüro Freie Darstellende Künste, North Rhine-Westphalia’s State Office for the Independent Performing Arts) will meet Adriana Světlíková (Prague) who coordinates the Prague end...Read more

As a co-host of the programme 2020 RAUMFAHRT – Expeditions into the Performing Arts Community, Ulrike Seybold (NRW Landesbüro Freie Darstellende Künste, North Rhine-Westphalia’s State Office for the Independent Performing Arts) will meet Adriana Světlíková (Prague) who coordinates the Prague end...Read more

Parallel activities
16:00 to 17:30

[Aarhus] CAMP global dialogue call

[Aarhus] CAMP global dialogue call

The industry-related meeting calls upon an active global performing arts community. We invite you to join this community building online session to meet peer to peer and address specific questions, starting from the point “What matters now?”. The gathering will take off with a provocation rooted in...Read more

The industry-related meeting calls upon an active global performing arts community. We invite you to join this community building online session to meet peer to peer and address specific questions, starting from the point “What matters now?”. The gathering will take off with a provocation rooted in...Read more

Parallel activities
16:00 to 17:00

[Ireland] International Theatre eXchange (ITX): Pitching Initiative***

[Ireland] International Theatre eXchange (ITX): Pitching Initiative***

Pitching Initiative is a curated session which is an opportunity to hear from five Irish-based theatre companies and artists with work that has received both audience and critical praise and is ready to tour when restrictions allow. Irish Theatre Institute, in partnership with Culture Ireland and...Read more

Pitching Initiative is a curated session which is an opportunity to hear from five Irish-based theatre companies and artists with work that has received both audience and critical praise and is ready to tour when restrictions allow. Irish Theatre Institute, in partnership with Culture Ireland and...Read more

Parallel activities
16:00 to 17:30

[Ljubljana] Challenges of socially engaged theatre

[Ljubljana] Challenges of socially engaged theatre

Our discussion will start from the premise that every public statement already holds a political stand. And so does theatre. We wish to address the horizons of such political notions. How does contemporary theatre reflect the reality around us? Is it enough to merely represent political topics on...Read more

Our discussion will start from the premise that every public statement already holds a political stand. And so does theatre. We wish to address the horizons of such political notions. How does contemporary theatre reflect the reality around us? Is it enough to merely represent political topics on...Read more

Parallel activities
16:00 to 17:00

[Berlin] And now... Nature?!

[Berlin] And now... Nature?!

We really have to speak quite urgently about how we work in harmony with nature and how we can and want to continue doing so. The artistic-scientific practice of Gosie Vervloessem from Brussels meets the apocalyptic impulse of Max Gadow (Virtuellestheater). This session will be live-streamed on...Read more

We really have to speak quite urgently about how we work in harmony with nature and how we can and want to continue doing so. The artistic-scientific practice of Gosie Vervloessem from Brussels meets the apocalyptic impulse of Max Gadow (Virtuellestheater). This session will be live-streamed on...Read more

Parallel activities
17:15 to 18:15

[Ireland] Adaptation conversation: Artists and makers

[Ireland] Adaptation conversation: Artists and makers

The first half of the hour will be a conversation between Irish contemporary performing arts makers with an international outlook. The second half of the hour will be breakout groups for you to discuss some of the issues raised, your own thoughts, and get to meet up with your IETM counterparts. We...Read more

The first half of the hour will be a conversation between Irish contemporary performing arts makers with an international outlook. The second half of the hour will be breakout groups for you to discuss some of the issues raised, your own thoughts, and get to meet up with your IETM counterparts. We...Read more

Parallel activities
18:00 to 19:00

[Buzău] Online theatre game: Generation 200***

[Buzău] Online theatre game: Generation 200***

What if aging was not a problem anymore? What if researchers found “the cure” for this process? What would humanity look like? Part game, part lecture, this participatory performance will let you step into the shoes of a futurist. You can be part of the game by selecting your role: Futurist (max 6...Read more

What if aging was not a problem anymore? What if researchers found “the cure” for this process? What would humanity look like? Part game, part lecture, this participatory performance will let you step into the shoes of a futurist. You can be part of the game by selecting your role: Futurist (max 6...Read more

Parallel activities
19:00 to 20:00

[Montreal] Canadian Newsround

[Montreal] Newsround canadien

6 international and national presenters and 5 local artists share their news about what drives them, their projects, their questioning, their way of seeing and approaching the current reality of creation, production and dissemination, as well as its impact on their practice. Connect to the session...Read more

6 international and national presenters and 5 local artists share their news about what drives them, their projects, their questioning, their way of seeing and approaching the current reality of creation, production and dissemination, as well as its impact on their practice. Connect to the session...Read more

Parallel activities