HELLERAU – European Centre for the Arts, Dresden

HELLERAU acts as an interdisciplinary and international centre for dance, performance, music, theatre, media art and visual arts. HELLERAU offers spaces for productions, festivals, concerts performances, exhibitions and discourse, cooperates with various regional cultural partners and is firmly connected internationally. HELLERAU’s residency program offers opportunities for artistic research, production and encounters. 

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Venue specifications

HELLERAU have different kinds of rehearsal Studios depending on the needs of the artists (big studio, blackbox, smaller studio). We provide technical set-up after agreement. 


The entire first floor with most of the rooms and stages of the Festspielhaus is barrier-free, including barrier-free WC. There is a mobile ramp for the barrier-free access to some of our apartments and a rehearsal Studio accessible for wheelchair users, with access at street level. 

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