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Newsletter – Tanja Liedtke Foundation
November 2016

Dachverband Tanz Deutschland, Mariannenplatz 2,  Berlin, Germany.

Forum „Tanz medial“

[Forum: „Mediated Dance“]

Monday, December 12th 2016 ::: HHI Fraunhofer Institute, Berlin
A project of the Dachverband Tanz Deutschland and the Tanja Liedtke Foundation in the Tanzjahr 2016, in cooperation with HHI Fraunhofer Institute, Berlin

In the Tanzjahr Germany 2016, the Tanja Liedtke Foundation and the Dachverband Tanz Deutschland are starting a common initiative in order to increase the presence of dance in the media. The long-term objective is to promote dance as an artistic form of expression – physically present and intellectually reflected upon, emotional and visual – to a large audience.


Scholarship at HfMDK (Germany): Lena Paetsch

The Tanja Liedtke Foundation is very pleased to award Lena Paetsch, a third year student at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst (HfMDK) with a scholarship (Deutschlandstipendium) for the final year of her degree in Dance.

This scholarship is co-supported by the German government and will enable this very talented young artist from Rendsburg to complete her studies before launching into a professional career. Lena’s dance studies focussed on classical ballet prior to her enrolling at HfMDK. She has since experienced a very wide range of contemporary dance and travelled to Paris and New York for focussed study.

We wish Lena all the best with her studies and are very proud to be supporting her.


Tanja Liedtke Fellowship – Applications close 16 December.

Information about the 5th Tanja Liedtke Fellowship has been available for a few weeks and we are looking forward to receiving the applications in mid December.In 2017, the Fellowship program has been slightly changed from previous years and offers 4 full weeks in Berlin – 3 weeks creative development at ada Studio and 1 week to explore Berlin, attend performances and consolidate new connections.

Full information and how to apply:

Photo: Lorna Sim

inspiring dance at QL2

In January 2017, the TLF inspiring dance program will be conducted at QL2 in Canberra, Australia. Kristina Chan and Amelia McQueen will conduct this intensive workshop based on the work of Tanja and the creative processes explored in creating the works construct and Twelfth Floor. This is the third time this workshop has been delivered at QL2 – each year to another group to new dance graduates.

We wish you inspiration and happiness for the coming year
Tanja Liedtke Foundation


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