The development and realisation of working foci within the project area mime centrum of the International Theatre Institute Germany is carried out in cooperation with different individual partners and institutions coming from the various fields of arts and cultural policy, research and teaching as well as from different networks and initiatives. The work is concentrated on medium or long-term projects, based on national or international cooperation, which promote exchange between the arts and the public by means of publications, workshops, symposia and lectures as well as in various event formats.
Currently there are three main working areas:
- the area dedicated to the immaterial cultural heritage of dance and theatre with its focus on documentation/media library/archives/knowledge networking
- the area of theatre-practical research and mediation of basics and methods of aspects of the body language of theatre
- the cultural-politically intended field dedicated to current developments in theatre in the eastern regions of Europe.