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here we have put together comprehensive corona/covid-19 measures and information on what to expect when you are taking part in the b12 festival. b12 will be applying all rules and regulations required of us by law. these are subject to change, so please check back regularly with us if you have a question. thank you for doing your best to keep yourself and your peers safe!




to enter the buildings and the studios, we ask for proof of one of the following options:

- proof of rapid antigen test or pcr test: written or electronic confirmation of a negative test result that is not older than 24 hours at the start of the event in accordance with section 6b of the regulation (including self-test under supervision and with a certificate (in accordance with section 6b (2) sentence 3 and 4 of the governmental regulation).

- proof of being fully vaccinated: certificate of vaccination with a vaccine against covid-19 approved by the european union, the last required vaccination was at least 14 days ago.

- proof of recovery: certification of a positive pcr test result no more than six months ago for an infection with the sars-cov coronavirus in connection with at least one vaccination against covid-19 with a vaccine approved by the european union, which lasts at least 14 days or proof of a positive pcr test result for an infection with the coronavirus sars-cov-2 from at least 28 days and no more than six months ago.


for each workshop day, this is mandatory.


the test result must include the name of the tested person and the date and time of sampling. identification must be proven with a valid id. for all visiting participants (those not residing in germany), who do not have a valid test result, b12 will provide free testing. all participants living in germany are entitled to free-of-charge tests at test centers and pharmacies around the city. participants living outside of germany are also able to get free testing in some of the facilities (https://www.berlin.de/adressen/coronateststelle). make sure you allow enough time before the workshop starts to get your test results etc (the test is 24 hours valid).


if your research workshop or performance project takes place over a weekend, please plan ahead.



b12 measures

we will disinfect and clean the studios after each class. if you need a mat for a class, please bring your own. by coming to b12 you take part in workshops, performance projects, and all other events at your own risk. b12 is not liable for any injuries or the possible transmission of corona/covid-19.


we have placed disinfection stations in front of each studio/building. please disinfect your hands before and after workshops and performance projects. right now you don't have to wear masks. we have large windows in large studios at eden***** studios, and are able to minimize the risk of infection through aerosols.


please take everyone into consideration and follow the general rules for hygiene: washing and disinfecting your hands, minimizing physical contact, not touching your face, and keeping your distance.


if you experience or suspect corona/covid-19 symptoms please stay home and contact a doctor. in this case, you are not allowed access to any event or workshop at b12.


there are some workshops originally displayed as offering group improvisation or partnering. as of today they are possible. but this may or may not be possible in the future and the teachers and choreographers will modify their workshops accordingly in line with the health and safety measures required at the time.


b12 will host shows at eden***** and dock 11. these performances will always take place in compliance with what is allowed by the health authorities’ regulations. for every visit to the performance venues a negative test result is required, as well as a registration for contact tracing.



corona/covid-19 cancellation policy

we have a special cancellation policy in place concerning covid-19 related situations:

- an official travel/entry ban
- an infection with covid-19 (a medical document is needed)


in any of these cases, the full workshop fee will be reimbursed to you. please inform us at the latest 24 hours before the start of your workshop if any of these cases apply, otherwise we may not be able to grant the reimbursement. if a research workshop, performance project, or the b12 festival itself is canceled, the full amount of the respective research workshops and performance projects will be refunded. for any research workshops and performance projects already in progress at the time of cancellation, a percentage of the fee will be reimbursed. any other expenses incurred by you during your visit to the festival, such as travel and accommodation, cannot be reimbursed by b12 / raumstation 12 gbr.



...in the event

in the event, you test positive for covid-19 or become a suspected case shortly after your research workshop or a performance project, please report immediately to the health authorities at ("ärztlichen bereitschaftsdienst"): 116117

you must also inform b12 staff at the front desk. the health authorities will guide you through the next steps. by law, b12 may have to provide relevant contact details of participants (address, phone number, email address, etc), in order to help prevent more infections. participants might be contacted by health authorities. your information will be deleted 4 weeks after the festival finishes. we have a contactless registration process.

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