DIEHL+RITTER

  • Organization of the Tanzkongress 2019 - an event by the German Federal Cultural Foundation -  in co-operation with Hellerau – European Center for the Arts Dresden
  • Design and Implementation of the funding program TANZPAKT Stadt-Land-Bund in co-operation with the the Dachverband Tanz Deutschland
    Design and Implementation of DANCE ON, funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media
  • Design and management of DANCE ON, PASS ON, DREAM ON, co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union
  • Design and implementation of TANZFONDS ERBE (Dance Heritage Fund) and TANZFONDS PARTNER (Dance Partners Fonds). An initiative of the Kulturstiftung des Bundes (Federal Cultural Foundation).

MADELINE RITTER

FULLY QUALIFIED LAWYER, CULTURE MANAGER AND CURATOR FOR DANCE AND MEDIA ART

CONCEPTION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF CULTURE STRATEGIES

  • Design and direction of Tanzplan Deutschland, a large-scale initiative of the Kulturstiftung des Bundes
  • Development and implementation of European Commission funding projects, including Moving Images and d.a.m.p.f
  • Development of European networks to support young dancers and choreographers, namely dance roads and Repérages
  • Design and implementation of international networks for dance and new media technology, namely rhein.tanzmedia.net, Dampf_lab in co-operation with Ars Electronica Center/Linz and V2_Lab/Rotterdam
  • certified Coach for change management (Facilitator for Transformational Leadership)

CULTURAL DIRECTOR AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (SELECTION)

  • Artistic and managing director of tanz performance köln
  • Artistic director of the 1st to 4th Kölner Tanztage
  • Founder and artistic director of Pictures of (e)Motion, an international festival for dance, film and new media at the Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland in Bonn
  • Artistic co-director of d.a.m.p.f. – International Festival for Dance, Media and Performance Art
  • Production director of the körper-technik/body-technology workshop for international artists at the Theater der Welt festival, Berlin, and of millennium moves – International Dance Festival NRW

CURATORIAL WORK

  • Interartes – media design, film production and total theatre company, Essen
  • art.image – biennale on media and architecture, Graz
  • Tampere International Short Film Festival, Finland
  • Kiasma – Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
  • Theater Heilbronn – international guest performance programme

JURY AND ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIES

  • Jury member for Grand Prix Video Dance, Paris; Dance for the Camera (BBC/Arts Council England); the Innovation Prize of the Ludwig Foundation; Meeting Neuer Tanz, Festival NRW; Vivat la danse festival, Armentières; the National Performance Network (Germany); the German Dance Platform; and others
  • Association activities: founding and board member of the German Forum for Contemporary Dance; member of the IETM – Informal European Theatre Meeting; founding member of the Cologne Dance Conference; member of the supervisory board of Kampnagel, Hamburg, Advisory Board Deutsches Tanzarchiv Köln and company Meg Stuart/Damaged Goods, Board of Trustees of Pina Bausch Foundation

TEACHING

  • Lectures in culture management at: the University of Bern; the Freie Universität Berlin; the University of Hildesheim; the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich; CIFAS, Brussels; the Cologne University of Music and Dance