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Welcome to Katapult – a studio for contemporary performing art located in Berlin, Germany. Run by artists for artists, agile and flexible with a do-it-yourself mentality – offering residencies, workshops and open training for artists, creators and self-starters, as well as for cultural events, photo and video shoots.

Katapult exists to further the development of visual performing arts in Berlin and beyond. Our doors are open to anyone with the drive to learn and create, whether amateur or professional.

NEWS

Circus in the Digital Age

Digital Knowledge Sharing Event at Katapult
9th and 10th June
open from 14.00 – 19.00
Price: FOR FREE (GRATIS)

Thanks to generous support from Erasmus+, Katapult is happy to host two days of open activity presenting the results of our research into how digital is being used to improve our circus practice. Whether it be in a digital creation studio, an online interactive performance, distance learning or even simply just self-organisation, it is undeniable that digital influences all aspects of modern life.
Over the last months, in partnership with Magyar Zsonglőr Egyesület (the Hungarian Juggling Association), we have engaged with a number of projects from Germany and Hungary that have been using digital in unusual and innovative ways, to go beyond simply staring at a screen.

During your visit, you’ll be able to try out a few of the technologies discussed, to ask questions about ideas and projects you have yourself, and meet with other interested artists to find new ideas together.

Activities include:

Information booths, presentations and interactive exhibits:

CirQular Project – 360 degree multimedia installation with Katapult QR code tour

Circus in VR

Digital Tools for Education

Integrating Digital into Creative Process

The space will be open from 14.00 – 19.00 on Thursday and Friday (9th and 10th June).

Katapult Grand Reopening Party

We are fully back after covid! Ready to host a smashing cabaret with amazing performers within the Berlin circus and performing art scene! Followed by a banging DJ set by Neobeo!

Bring all your friends and let’s party to the early morning!

Doors: 19:00
Show: 20:00

Price: 17€/15€ (pay at the door)

Host:
Raul Vargas Torres

Performers:
André Hidalgo – contact juggling and dance
William Thomas – dance acrobatics
Sofi Seta – dance piece
Noah – aerial hoop
Bow – poi
Sergey Timofeev – Handbalance

DJ: NEOBEO

A SHOW BEFORE THE SHOW:

On the same day of our grand reopening party (28 May) Petra Tobias will perform her piece “Blind date” right in front of Katapult

Her show will start at 18:00 and will last around 30 minutes.
Show up one hour before we open the doors and catch her performance!
It is the perfect opportunity to get in the mood for a great evening of performances and party!
“Blind Date” is a part of Performing Arts Festival Berlin.

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