Schwankhalle (Bremen)

The Schwankhalle is a performance and production centre for the independent performing arts in Bremen’s Neustadt district. It presents current positions from the fields of performance, theatre, dance, music theatre, national and international guest performances as well as in-house and co-productions. Concerts, discourse events and other forms of assembly are part of the programme, as are formats for young people, the use of urban spaces, cross-generational formats and family-friendly offerings.

The Schwankhalle offers local artists and groups residencies, performance opportunities, co-productions, joint networking and cultural policy strategy development. It promotes research and work processes as well as exchange and collaboration between artists.