Pitching is one of the oldest acrobatic techniques, in which acrobats throw each other into the air. The online pitching session of the Federal Association of Contemporary Circus (BUZZ) is thought of as a launching platform: as a form of presentation for contemporary circus creations, it connects artists with organisers, producers and curators.
Innovative creation projects and tour-ready pieces will present themselves on October 10th, 2022. online – each in 10 minutes – to an expert audience, present their productions and answer questions about the project. The pitching session presents a curated selection of contemporary circus pieces and illustrates the aesthetic diversity and flexibility of formats in contemporary circus.
Concept Pitching Session 2022
This year's Pitching Session format will take place online on October 18th, 2022. Open to both the national and international markets, the session will be held in both German and English.
- The session begins with a short introduction of the company and a 4-minute pitching video, which will remain available online for registered guests for another two months.
- The artist / group of artists will give an overview of the technical requirements, as well as current needs, such as residency, co-production, performance dates, etc.
- This is followed by a moderated Q&A of max. 5 minutes.
Both in German and in English, the same compagnies will present themselves.
10.00 – 10.50 Pitches 4 Projekte in Kreation DE
10.50 – 12.00 Pitches 6 Projekte tourfähig DE
1.00 – 1.50 pm Pitches 4 projects in creation EN
1.50 – 3.00 pm Pitches 6 projects ready to tour EN
The Registration is compulsory in order to get access to the event. Additionally, it allows free access for a further two months to the pitch video as well as further information material on the companies. Prerequisite for the participation is the professional activity in the field of performing arts.