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Management teams under fire, demands for social sustainability, #MeToo, feminist strike – a lot is happening in Swiss theatres. What can we do? What changes are needed to lead performing arts into the future? These questions are hotly debated up and down the country.

«M2ACT × BURNING ISSUES – Performing Arts & Action» is the first nationwide event to give a platform to these «burning issues». From 15 – 17 September 2023m2act, the funding and network project of the Migros Culture Percentage for the performing arts, and BURNING ISSUES, the German grassroots movement for (gender) equality and diversity in the performing arts, in collaboration with IntegrARTBühnen BernDampfzentrale Bern and Schlachthaus Theater Bern are hosting a three-day networking event.

Complete programme and more info


The following events will take place at Dampfzentrale Bern:


Friday 15.9.23

14:00 Young talent conference YOUNG BURNING ISSUES

18:00 Networking lounge and light buffet dinner

19:30 Kickoff with artistic contributions

21:00 Grove (live) (tickets available from 15 August here)

22:30 DJSET PS3000


Saturday 16.9.23

15:15 Marketplace, writing studio and photo shoot

17:45 Open networking



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