Festival Office

Festival Direction

Veit Kälin
Technical Director
Delphine Lyner
Executive Director
Matthias von Hartz
Artistic Director

Programme Board

Rabea Grand, Veit Kälin, Delphine Lyner, Maria Rössler, Matthias von Hartz
Assistance Artistic Direction: Rabea Grand
Zentral Stage Board: Zoé Kilchenmann and Yanna Rüger

Organisation & Finances

Artistic Administration: Josefine Stähli
Assistance: Antonia Matejka

Technical Direction & Production

Production Management: Dorothea Spörri
Sound Management: Susanne Christner
Management Venues: Tashi Dobler, Quirin Hilzinger, Tranquillo Janisch, Ueli Kappeler, Yvette Koller, Martin Lombris, Tobias Müller, Michi Vollenweider
Workshop Management: Urs Bruderer
Props: Simone Müller
Painter's shop: Claudia Grolimund
Video: Patrick Eggler
Translation and Supervision Subtitles: Dòra Kapusta
Site Management Landiwiese: Klaus Geser
Management Infrastructure: Eric Mischol

Media & Communication

Direction: Esther Schmid
Visual Design and Campaign 2018: Studio Marcus Kraft, Zürich, in collaboration with Marlon Ilg, Zürich
Festival Photographer: Christian Altorfer


Festival office

Zürcher Theater Spektakel
Stadthausquai 17
CH 8001 Zürich
Phone +41 (0)44 412 35 51


Phone office +41 (0)44 412 35 51

Zentral stage




Application main programme

Individual artists or companies wishing to present their production at the Zürcher Theater Spektakel are kindly asked to send their information pack as well as any audiovisual material to the address listed on the top. There is no deadline for applications.

Should the artistic direction be interested in a production, they will contact the respective artists or the responsible agents directly.

Application Zentral stage

Artists with productions of street art, physical theatre, Nouveau Cirque, puppet theatre, dance, clownery and performance wishing to perform on the Zentral stage can apply with the official application form, available as download as of 1 March 2018.

Application for the Zentral stage:
latest  till 31 May 2018

Announcement for the outdoor spots:
latest till 16 July 2018