La Transplanisphère collaborates with a number of cultural and artistic organisations from around Europe.
ExQuorum is an artistic structure, founded in Évora, Portugal, in 2000. It has an evident approach to social intervention through artistic practices, associated with memory and geopolitics, in close relation with Alentejo´s regional heritage and reality.
ExQuorum intends to establish artistic interventions at both local and international levels. The company uses theatre to encourage active young citizenship, as well as inter-generational research (collecting and preserving the memories of older generations).
Gaiety School of Acting
The national theatre school of Ireland, Gaiety School of Acting, has been providing actor training in Ireland since 1986.
The school, based at Temple Bar, in Dublin, offers acting classes for adults and children. The GSA’s prestigious past students include Colin Farrell, Aidan Turner, Charlie Murphy, Sarah Greene, Moe Dunford and Colin O’Donoghue.
As well as its function as an educational establishment, GSA also coordinates cultural and artistic projects locally, nationally, and across Europe.
Kulturinitiative Förderband gGmbH is an NGO which aims to develop and support cultural projects as well as activities of intercultural exchanges. The organisation runs the Theaterhaus Berlin Mitte, a production and communication center for dramatic artists of all genres in Berlin.
As a partner on numerous networks and projects, Kulturinitiative Förderband implements and supports inclusive projects. The organisation previously worked in partnership with La Transplanisphere on a project dealing with reconciliation (Rec>ON), and has developed exchanges of artists and refugees between Berlin and Baghdad.
Teatro Rigodon is a theatre company based in Rieti (80km from Rome, Italy). Since 2008, it has developed a variety of cultural projects; such as Cultural Centers, Festivals, and Community Plays.
In the context of the small village where it is based, Rocca Sinibalda, the company designs and conducts international projects combining community theatre, intercultural dialogue and international mobility. In doing so, they aim to encourage greater participation by citizens, and contribute to a new understanding of the theatre of the world.
Established in 2004, Ohi Pezoume creates performances that combine theatre, dance, and the space of performance itself, from the stage to the city. For example, in the UrbanDig Project the local community opens their home to exploration, thereby becoming the protagonist itself.
The team has been recognised by, among others, AltoFest 2015 (1st award), ACEA EcoArt International Contest 2011, TEDxAthens Challenge 2010 (1st award) and has taken part in the Greek participation in Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space 2015.
Project: European Integrity Games
Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre
The Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre (LMTA) is an internationally recognised higher education institution which trains artists for a professional career in music, theatre, dance and film and offers related theoretical studies.
Founded in 1933, the Academy currently hosts about 1,000 students in three study cycles – Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral – in its three faculties, two of which are based in Vilnius and one in Klaipėda.
Public Open University Zagreb
Public Open University Zagreb (POUZ) is the largest adult education/learning and cultural institution in Croatia.
They offer students educational programmes, vocational training elementary, high school and secondary school programmes, cultural and publishing programmes, programmes of lifelong learning, development and international projects, as well as programmes of the University of the Third Age (U3A).
Project: Polart Circle
Teatermaskinen is an independent production company, a touring company, a residency, a work space and a platform for life-long learning. It works in cooperation with partners across Europe and is part of Quattro Helix Machine and The Culture Reservation.
ODC Ensemble, under Artistic Director Elli Papakonstantinou, is a highly acclaimed company of performance artists, active in the field of contemporary and experimental art. The company also ran the cultural centre Vyrsodepseio: a versatile activity space and a platform of new models for collective sustainability.
“We believe hybrid theatre is a relentless refusal of the expected.”
Projects: Polart Circle
Contemporary European theatre – Made in Wales. They produce, tour, and run an arts venue in Swansea High Street. Volcano is an original voice in theatre. They provoke and invigorate with performances that are dissenting, unpredictable and robust. Volcano is radical and contemporary, reflecting and affirming Wales’s place in modern Europe.
ORTZAI is an artistic centre for creation and theatrical investigation. Based in Vitoria Gasteiz (Basque Country, Spain), its activity includes the organization of international workshops by foreign teachers, the development of European and international exchanges to share educational experiences, and the organisation of three annual theatrical seasons.
Having developed a renowned training methodology – Neumokinesia – ORTZAI continues to share training practises with artists and cultural institutions. The company has also participated in the development of trans-European projects such as One Land Many Faces, which focuses on how to build European identity out of diversity.
AddArt is an NGO based in Thessaloniki, Greece. Its aim is to create concepts and ideas to “add art” in every aspect of life, whenever and wherever it can be applied in such a manner that it leaves a positive mark. The NGO offers its services in various fields such as animation, event organisation, graphic design, game design and illustration and is involved in many art projects.
Project: Open European Societies
Aarhus University is the largest and second oldest research university in Denmark, and is ranked as one of the top 100 universities in the world. Aarhus university is part of the Coimbra Group, the Guild, the Ultrecht Network of European Universities, as well as being a member of the European University Association.
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is the sixth oldest and among the most highly ranked tertiary education institutions in Greece. Named after the philosopher Aristotle, who was born in Stageira, about 55 km (34 miles) east of Thessaloniki, it is the largest university in Greece and in the Balkans. Its campus covers 230,000 square metres in the centre of Thessaloniki, with additional educational and administrative facilities elsewhere.
Project: Open European Societies
Center for Intercultural Dialogue
Center for Intercultural Dialogue (CID) is a civil society organization based in Northern Macedonia, working to promote intercultural acceptance and active citizenship through capacity building processes, education and youth work.
Its mission is to ensure sustainable community development by creating opportunities for quality engagement of civil society, advancing learning opportunities, and active involvement of young people and other citizens.
Consol Theatre is a theatre created in 2001 and based in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. It is a lively cultural venue with a great responsibility for cultural education and social interaction among various people of all ages and backgrounds. Its theatre productions address the realities of life for its mostly young audience. The theatre develops about 3 productions per season which are then performed in Germany and abroad.
European Reminiscence Network
The European Reminiscence Network aims to promote best practice in reminiscence work and to share experiences across national frontiers.
Coordinated by Pam Schweitzer since its inception in 1993, the Network now has partners in 20 countries and many associates in USA, Canada, India, Latin America, Australia and the Far East.
The partners work together to develop international projects, focusing on particular areas of reminiscence work and drawing in new and existing partners as co-operators with relevant interests and skills.
Project: Open European Societies
The Helios Theater was founded in 1989 in Cologne. As an independent theatre company, it creates special artistic and aesthetic work for young audiences. Barbara Kölling as director and Michael Lurse as performer co-founded the company, and have worked on it together ever since.They also collaborate with artists from different fields such as drama, puppetry, music and visual arts.
Junges Schauspielhaus is a permanent department of the Schauspielhaus Theatre Bochum in the region of North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany. In addition to plays for the whole family, artistic productions with children and young adults are developed. It also works on networking and cooperation with institutions and educational establishments in the city. For multiple theatre projects, it works closely with schools.
Kildare Town Educate Together
Kildare Town Educate Together National School is under the patronage of Educate Together.
Educate Together is the patron body to Ireland’s multi-denominational schools. Established in 1978, it now has 60 national schools nationwide, all teaching the full primary curriculum. Kildare Town School is based on equality and is child-centred.
Project: Grow From Seeds
Institute pro regionalni rozvoj
Institute for Regional Development, in Prague, Czech Republic, was founded in 2010 to promote the development of European regions, international exchange of know-how and experience and education of key players in various areas. The main aim of the Institute is to bring together institutions from different spheres – public, non-profit, academic and private – to provide expertise in the area of Environment and Ecology, Urban development, Tourism, Human Resources, Employment, Education, Health and Social issues.
Located in the heart of Budapest, Kolibri Theatre for Children and Youth occupies an impressive 100-year old building in the city’s historic theatre district.
Kolibri Theatre celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2017! The company continues to work together towards their overall goal to provide meaningful entertainment for children of all ages.
Pro Progressione Kulturalis
Pro Progressione Kulturalis, in Budapest, Hungary, is an independent organisation working towards the creation and support of an open and diverse culture. Their continuous operations are assured by permanent artists and international cooperation programs. Pro Progressione enables the bridging of artists and creators from varied disciplines.
La Baracca – Testoni Ragazzi was founded in 1976 and has been working in the field of children’s theatre for the past 40 years. The company’s productions are addressed exclusively to children and young people, and are centred on an original theatrical style.
Since 1995 the Municipality of Bologna has entrusted the management of the building, located in via Matteotti 16, to the theatre company La Baracca ONLUS, thus giving life to the Teatro Testoni Ragazzi: Theatre for Young Audiences.
Memorare Pacem is a non-profit association based in Dresden, Germany. Its aim is to contribute to the development of a common commitment to a culture of peace based on the common memory of people of different generations, cultures and nations.
For more than 80 years, Plan International, which is based in Dublin, Ireland, have been taking action and standing up for every child’s right to fulfill their potential. On a daily basis, their energy is devoted to making a difference for children living in poverty. They stand up for children’s rights, listening to the children they work with and finding the best way forward together.
The Kohlenpott Theater is a theater located in Herne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Since 2006 it is a theatre for young audiences directed by Frank Hörner and playwright Gabriele Kloke. The team works with musicians, authors, choreographers and dancers, as well as artists, who come together in different projects and productions.