Additional Information on DAAD Study Scholarships in the Fields of the Performing Arts (Drama, Direction, Dance, Choreography, etc.)

The following requirements apply to the work samples which have to be submitted on a DVD together with the application:

  • Drama: Applicants should present themselves (in German), explain the reasons for their application and their plans in Germany (approx. 5 minutes). This should be followed by two role extracts each lasting between 5 and 10 minutes, one of which may be in English.
  • Direction: Self-presentation as described above for drama applicants; the DVD should then document the applicant's own projects and may be accompanied by additional written material (on paper to accompany the DVD).
  • Dance: Applicants should present themselves (in German or English), explain the reasons for their application and their plans in Germany (approx. 5 minutes). This should be followed by two dance performances (approx. 10 minutes): classical (warm-up training), modern (applicant's own piece).
  • Choreography: Self-presentation as described above for dance applicants; this should be followed by the applicant's own choreography lasting approx. 15 minutes.
  • Musical: Self-presentation as described above for dance applicants. This should be followed by a singing and dance performance of two pieces from the literature of musical theatre (approx. 10 minutes).

Please note: Sound and image media must be playable on systems commonly used in Germany. Recordings with technical faults (lighting/sound quality) cannot be considered.