Past projects

PUBLICATION – Music Theatre in Flanders

The publication Perspective: Music Theatre aims to give an international audience an in-depth view of recent developments in the very diverse field of Flemish music theatre. The booklet starts with a landscape sketch by dramaturge Wannes Gyselinck that gives insight into the field’s organisation, historical developments, recent artistic trends and possible future developments. Following on this,... Read More »

keðja – connecting the Nordic-Baltic contemporary dance community

The keðja project began in 2008 initiated by 6 dance organisations in the Nordic and baltic countries. Since then 10 Encounters (conferences/seminars) have taken place in 8 countries and self governing areas. From 2012 – 2015 more activities were added, – Wilderness residencies, two Think Tanks, Writing Movement activities and a Mentoring Scheme. The project has twice received suppor... Read More »

Perspective: Young Audiences

This publication focuses on the performing arts in Flanders for young audiences. It contains information on the most important producers, a series of pictures of interesting projects with international potential, an overview of recent artistic developments, and a sketch that gives insight into the landscape’s organisation and the way in which performing arts for young audiences are made and ... Read More »

Research on gender distribution in the Flemish performing arts sector

Four years ago Kaaitheater and the VTi, the institute for the performing arts, carried out a small-scale study: is the performing arts sector as feminine as it is generally assumed? Well, the results were disappointing! To give just one figure: of the 32 directors of civic theatres and arts centres only seven were women. Four of them worked in youth theatres. Together with the VTi and the Performi... Read More »

New Arts Flanders website online

Arts Flanders aims to become the international point of reference for information about the Arts and Cultural Heritage in the Flanders region and about artists from Flanders who are active abroad. There are specific subsections, one of which is devoted to the news about the Flemish performing arts with international relevance: http://artsflanders.be/performance Read More »

Theatre Architecture in Central Europe (TACE)

Theatre Architecture in Central Europe (TACE) was a three years long project, co-financed by European Union under the Culture 2000 program. The main aim of the project was to present existing knowledge and information about the development of theatre architecture as a specific phenomenon of the European cultural heritage. Within the project, several types of activities had been implemented in suc... Read More »

Research @ VTi

As the institute for the performing arts, VTi is willing to take up its role in the preparation for this round of subsidies. Through facts and figures, our research provides an objective description of the current practice and policy in the performing arts in Flanders, placing it in a historical perspective and an international context. With this factual description, it provides an initial impulse... Read More »

Outline of Flemish performing arts landscape

For an overview of the most important producing companies in Flanders, visit the ‘Producers‘ section on the VTi website. VTi also offers recent outlines of the Flemish performing arts landscape.   Children’s and youth performing arts The Flemish children’s and youth performing arts are a prized export. In the 2009-10 season Flemish youth productions were presented in other... Read More »

First Aid for starting performing artists in Flanders

When you’re starting out as a performing artist, where can you go for support to develop your plans? All basic information that you need to know is brought together on ‘Get Going‘ page on the VTi website. More information on the culture policy in Belgium and more specifically in Flanders can be found in the ‘Policy‘ section. To get in touch with the VTi staff about specif... Read More »