General Assembly and Public Workshop in Oslo, September 28-30, 2022: “The researcher and the digital archive: Narratives from a user-oriented approach”

After two years the Roundtable Meeting and General Assembly of ENICPA was held in the presence of most members in Oslo from September 28-30, 2022. Hybrid access was possible as well.

The researcher and the digital archive. Narratives from a user oriented approach

30th of September 2022, 9am – 4pm
Auditorium, The National Library of Norway, Henrik Ibsensgate 110, Oslo

organized by Performing Arts Hub Norway (PAHN). The workshop adressed questions and possibilities of digital humanities methods within education and research in the field of the performing arts.

Programme and Information

ENICPA Round Table Meeting and General Assembly, May 20th 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the ENICPA General Assembly took place online.

Related Material

Agenda ENICPA General Assembly 2021 (PDF)

Round Table Meeting & General Assembly, September 15th 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the general assembly 2020 took place online.

The following online round table focussed on questions of dealing with the Pandemic and its consequences for the performing art sector: What is the role of the archives and information centres in this regard?

Programme and Information

Agenda ENICPA General Assembly 2020 (PDF)

Programme of Round Table Project Presentations (PDF)

Round Table Meeting and Conference “Theatre and Freedom”, Prague, 21 – 22 October 2019

The conference “Theatre and Freedom” focused on the role of the indepentend theatre scene in (Eastern) Europe in the political changes in 1989 and its paradigm shift(s) in the 1990s. More information here.

Programme and Information

Round Table Meeting and & Conference “Mobility of Aesthetics”, Warsaw October 2018

Hosted by Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute.

Programme and Information

Round Table Meeting, Bratislava November 2017

The 2017 ENICPA Round Table Meeting and General Assembly took place in Bratislava (Slovakia) on 9-10 November 2017, hosted by the Theatre Institute Bratislava.  Here you can find some presentations and practical info for the meeting.

Topic: “Communication strategies in attracting audience to the performing arts”

Presentations focused on:

  • What is each members’ organization’s role in attracting audiences to performing arts?
  • What kind of tools or strategies might help artists and audience to meet and find each other: Communication, Cultural education, Public or open services and access to the source (collections, databases, other?), Events (festivals, seminars ie.), other services, social media?
  • Examples or good practices in members institutions



Round Table Meeting, Berlin November 2016

Meeting held together with On-the-Move association. Once more the meeting facilitated the exchange about the members’ projects and current developments.

Programme and Information

Programme (pdf)

Practical info (pdf)


The Arts and Theatre Institute Prague: ati_prague-mobility

European Festivals Association: efa_speech-final

Centro de Documentación de las Artes Escénicas y de la Música: cdaea_presentation

Irish Theatre Institute: irish-theatre-institute_artists-supports

Numeridanse: numeri-danse_presentation

Flanders Arts Institute: packed-brussel_wikimedia

Performing Arts Hub Norway: performing-arts-hub-norway

Theatre Institute Bratislava: theatre-institute-bratislava_presentation

Theatre Info Finland: theatre-info-finland-tinfo-_-presentation

Round Table Meeting, Helsinki October 2015

Hosted by TINFO Theatre Info Finland (Finnish Centre of the ITI), Dance Info Finland, CircusInfo Finland and Theatre Museum


  • Challenges of digitalization for performing arts information centres
  • Information centres as supporters for capacity building of performing artists and companies

Programme and Information

Agenda Round Table

Round Table Meeting, Brussels 13-14 November 2014 & Public Workshop “Le spectacle vivant : sa vie après la scène”

Meeting hosted by Contredanse/VTI

Main topics

  • Staging/playing archives: appropriation, transposition, redirection
  • What is the added value of our documentation centres today

Programme and Information Round Table

Information Public Workshop “Le spectacle vivant : sa vie après la scène”

The live after Performance: English

sa vie après la scène: Francais


CDAEM Presentation

CDAEA Audiovisual Ressources

Irish Theatre Institute

Médiathèque du Centre national de la danse

Zbigniew Raszewski Theatre Institute

Presentation Contredanse

Watch a short video documentation of the meeting

Round Table Meeting, Seville November 2013

Hosted by “Centro de Documentación de las Artes Escénicas de Andalucía – CDAEA”, Seville, Spain

Main topics:

  • Digitalization projects – Do’s and Don’ts – Storage, quality, sustainability, standards
  • Oral History
  • ENICPA projects – European Dance Video Heritage / Round tables data collections and improvement

Programme and Information