SO, by the way, pOnderosa is CELEBRATING 15 YEARS! Help us now to create the celebration.



Please come help us select and create snazzy documents, photo montages and short   videos to celebrate pOnderosa’s 15 year celebration. Reorganize our hard drives, upload pOnderosa photos/videos/material into one central Cloud (videos on Pondi Youtube), Research for funding for our 15 year celebration - Eastern European scholarships, travel monies and scholarships for artists or create a crowd funding campaign! All for intensive workshop exchange.


Or work from Berlin as a Berlintern! Needed NOW!


Run the pOnderosa Bar!

Bartender & coffee server 

Time period: June & July 2016 

Work All of June = exchange for Dance in All of the July Workshops!

What does an intern get? Come live at pOnderosa in March or April for a couple of weeks, dance in the mini winter studio, sit by the fire and process your stuff.  This is also possible as work exchange for a workshop this summer 2016! Please read about work exchange conditions and contact us now!

Here are the P.O.RC.H. summer dates you’ve been waiting for!

Early bird specials make sense for all for us, don’t they? So the pOnderosa team can commit to programming a vibrant season with many beautiful appointed curators, teachers and performers! This next season’s line-up looks stunning! Take a look at this cast and give yourself a Christmas present! We are taking P.O.R.C.H. applications now! In January 2016, the pOnderosa TanzLand program will be up and running!

pOnderosa /P.O.R.C.H. & SPOON CAMP 2016  

Yoav Admoni, Agne Auželytė, Olive Bieringa, Jan Burkhardt, Bruno Caverna, Yoshiko Chuma, Shelly Etkin, Kathleen Hermesdorf, Andrea Keiz, Kata Kovacs, Benoit LaChambre, Eckhard Müller, Karen Nelson, Stephanie Maher, Nina Martin, Andrew Morrish, Peter Pleyer, Jen Polins,Otto Ramstad, Tove Sahlin, Maria F. Scaroni, Nancy S. Smith, Meg Stuart, Daniela Schwartz, Mark Tompkins, Mike Vargas, Sandra Wieser, Frank Willens, Sigal Zouk & more! 

2016 P.O.R.C.H. DATES!

P.O.R.C.H The Cutting Edge & Transformation

P.O.R.C.H. is formed from years of international collaborations and the networking of pOnderosa artists.The program is guided by a professional team of curators and faculty successfully active in the creative and performance fields from various countries. In three intensive modules, P.O.R.C.H. presents a diverse training ground for aspiring professionals in a new or continuing perspective in performance, practice and improvisational life practice.

an-n-n-n-nd Announcing pOnderosa SPOON CAMP!

June 4 - July 1, 2016 

SPOON CAMP is an independent residency, a performance venue, and a retreat of generous entertainment offers for Global Networkers, Burnt-out Artists & Berliners!


Greetings from the pOnderosa team!

 (a Lithuanian, a Hungarian, a German, an Isreali and an Ami)


Tyliai per sniegą - ramių Kalėdų.  

(quietly through snow - peaceful Xmas)


Békés, boldog karácsonyt!

 (peaceful, happy xmas)


Fröhe Weihnachten

 (Happy Christmas- when the night is holy)


Shana Tova Umetuka

(Good year and sweet)


merrymerry X


(atheist merry Christmas)

Winter Residency

After a full summer season we would like to open the space for artists who would like to explore the area and the space pOnderosa has to offer. This is an invitation to bring your own work to the space, share the space, engage with the space, perform, teach, exchange and present ideas, forums and politically social inquires about art making. For more info click here

News Flash! A new seminar house in Stolzenhagen, TaubenBlau will be opening in March! pOnderosa will share its heated floors and initiate the space for quiet retreats, yoga and the Living Library gatherings

pOnderosa Getaway

The pOnderosa Seminar & Guest House offers the perfect destination for creative groups, providing a unique getaway with inspiring workplaces for discovery, exploration and retreat. We offer large communal spaces with sprung-floor studios for seminars, workshops or performances. We have a large, fully operational kitchen, various private rooms with or without bathroom, cabins and a tenting area.

For more information, please email

Photo:Tom O’Doherty

Your Ponderosa Team
Uli, Steph, Agne, Kata, Carol & Adi

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Ponderosa is an international artist run/nonprofit organization that encourages the expression of the creative body and mind, the esoteric critic and the conceptual freak. Ponderosa, an orientation in multi-disciplinary layers turning the regular into dance and art. 

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