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 present themselves (in German), explain the reasons for their application and their plans in Germany (approx. 3 minutes). This should be followed by two role extracts each lasting between 5 and max. 10 minutes, one of which may be in English.
  • Theatre Directing/Theatre Dramaturgy: Self-presentation as described above for drama applicants; the videos should document the applicant's own projects and may be accompanied by additional written material in PDF format.
  • Dance: Applicants should present themselves (in German or English), explain the reasons for their application and their plans in Germany (approx. 3 minutes). This should be followed by another video that illustrates the applicant's physical practice/dance technique as well as the artistic practice.
  • Choreography: Self-presentation as described above for dance applicants; in addition, a video with excerpts from the applicant's own artistic work should be shown (max. 5 min.).
  • 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. 5 - max. 10 minutes).

Please note: Sound and image media must be playable on a PC. Recordings with technical faults cannot be considered.