Additional Information on DAAD Study Scholarships in the Fields of the Performing Arts

In the Fields of the Performing Arts, the following requirements apply to the work samples which have to be submitted to the DAAD media database:

  • Drama

Applicants should briefly present themselves and their background and also explain the reasons for their application as well as their plans in Germany (approx. 3 minutes). Two role excerpts of 5-10 minutes each should be submitted, one of which may be in English.

  • Theatre Directing/Theatre Dramaturgy

Self-presentation as described above for drama applicants (approx. 3 minutes). Documentation of two own projects, for which additional written material can also be submitted.

  • Dance

Self-presentation as described above for drama applicants (approx. 3 minutes). Two dance interludes are to be shown totalling approx. 10 minutes: Classical (warm-up) and Modern (solo or group work). In addition, video or audio material with a self-reflection on a self-selected topic should be submitted (approx. 5 minutes).

  • Choreography

Self-presentation as described above for drama applicants (approx. 3 minutes). Excerpts from one or two own choreographies totalling approx. 10-15 minutes should be shown. In addition, video or audio material with a self-reflection on a self-selected topic should be submitted (approx. 5 minutes).

  • Musical

Self-presentation as described above for drama applicants (approx. 3 minutes). An audition role is to be presented and a vocal piece sung and danced, taken from musical literature, of approx. 5-10 minutes each.

 

Notes on submitting work samples:

  • The following formats are permitted: MP3, WAV, MPEG, MP4, MOV, PDF. Files provided in other formats will not be accepted for review.
  • Each submitted file should be marked with the following: Last name_First name_Country of offer_DAAD reference number.
  • If several people have contributed to a film, all participants and their role or task must be stated in the closing credits, and if necessary in the catalogue of works, especially the role played by the applicant (director, cameraman, etc.).