International network
for contemporary
performing arts

Réseau international
pour les arts du spectacle

Rete internazionale
per le arti performative


Internationales Netzwerk
für zeitgenössische
darstellende Künste

Международная сеть современного 

Red internacional
para las artes escénicas

Internationaal netwerk
voor hedendaagse

თანამედროვე საშემსრულებლო
საერთაშორისო ქსელი

Rede internacional
para as artes performativas

الشبكة الدولية
لفنون الأداء

í sviðslistum

Xarxa internacional
d'arts escèniques

Rhwydwaith rhyngwladol
ar gyfer celfyddydau
perfformio cyfoes

Rrjeti ndërkombëtar
për artet skenike

Διεθνές δίκτυο
για σύγχρονες
παραστατικές τέχνες

Međunarodna mreža 
za savremene 
scenske umjetnosti

Mezinárodní síť 
pro současné 
divadelní umění

International netværk
for kontemporær

Internasionale netwerk
vir kontemporêre
uitvoerende kunste

თანამედროვე საშემსრულებლო
საერთაშორისო ქსელი

Nemzetközi hálózat
a kortárs


líonra idirnáisiúnta
na taibhealaíona

Starptautiskais tīkls
skatuves mākslai

Netwerk internazzjonali
għall-arti performattivi

Międzynarodowa sieć
na rzecz współczesnych sztuk

Internationellt nätverk
för samtida

Međunarodna mreža
savremenih izvođačkih

Международна мрежа
за съвременни
сценични изкуства

Rrjet ndërkombëtar
për arte skenike

Міжнародная сетка
перфарматыўных мастацтваў

Međunarodna mreža
za suvremene
izvedbene umjetnosti


kaasaegsete etenduskunstide

현대 공연 예술을 위한 국제 네트워크

Tarptautinis tinklas
scenos menai

Интернационална мрежа
за современа
изведувачка уметност

شبکۀ بین المللی
برای هنرهای نمایشی معاصر

Rețeaua internațională
pentru artele spectacolului

Medzinárodná sieť
pre súčasné
scénické umenie

gösteri sanatları için
uluslararası iletişim ağı

What are IETM Working Groups?

The IETM Working Groups (WGs) are a way for members to organise around specific interests and issues. They are non-statutory and self-organised. 

WGs can gather online or physically or at IETM meetings, where non-member participants can join as well.

WGs happen naturally at IETM - if you want to push for a WG, you can do so by starting the conversation with like minded people. They can remain informal and private, or you can involve the IETM Secretariat to help with promotion and in formalising it.

It is very much down to our members to keep the WGs going - you get out of it what you put in and it’s up to you to decide how you want to proceed with it.

WGs can exist as long as they remain relevant to the initiators and members.

You can find the list and description of all current IETM Working Groups on this page.

Forming a Working Group

The first step in forming a WG is to contact the IETM Secretariat at [email protected], informing us about the topic, the contact details of the members who want to be a part of it and to set up an initial meeting to discuss the group and go over any questions that you may have.

If there is more than one main contact person in the WG, then you can decide amongst yourself what their involvement will be and how they will organise the group.

Once this has been decided, you can start writing your introduction text about your WG - this is a short text (200 words max) to describe the aims and objectives of your group, how it works and its target audience. When it’s ready, IETM will publish it on the website.

What type of support can a working group expect from the IETM Secretariat?

Logistical support

The WGs are self managed and moderated on a voluntary basis. However, the IETM Secretariat can provide the following support when needed.

  • Internal coordination of meetings
  • Promotion for online events and technical supports
  • Providing a space for physical meetings whenever possible
  • A Google Drive specifically for the WG
  • Use of the IETM Zoom account for online meetings

IETM Plenary meetings

Whenever possible, we encourage WGs to gather at IETM Plenary Meetings. Depending on the capacity of each meeting, we can sometimes provide a space and a slot in the programme for WGs sessions.

Financial support

There is no specific financial support linked to IETM working groups, neither for their contact persons nor for any speakers or experts that the group might want to involve. 

Changing a contact person or closing a group

If you are no longer the main contact person for your group, then you can inform the Secretariat and other group members of the replacement contact. If you are the only contact person for your group, please let us know if you want the group to remain active or if it should be closed.

If the group is to remain active but there is no contact person (other than you), the person leaving should appoint a new contact person for the group.

Please check here for the communications & organisational guidelines