Cultural professionals in Strasbourg

The Department of Culture of the City of Strasbourg offers help, advice and support for cultural projects.

Circus arts

The Circus Arts Department supports circus companies and circus-based projects launched by associations (festivals, creations, programs).


The Strasbourg MEDIA Antenna offers expert advice and technical assistance for professionals in eastern France and also in the Land of Bade-Würtemberg. The antenna works in partnership with a number of European audiovisual institutions (Arte, Eurimages, European Audiovisual Observatory…), and encourages cross-border exchanges through its Rendez-vous de la Coproduction Rhénane, held every year in July

If you want to make a film in the City or the Urban Community of Strasbourg, then you should contact the bureau d'accueil des tournages (the City's film production office), which offers a wide range of services for audiovisual and film production professionals.

The Urban Community of Strasbourg is providing €800,000 in funding for film and audiovisual production in 2012. Funding can be awarded to feature films, shorts, TV drama and documentaries and works through the purchase of broadcasting rights. Funding can be aggregated with funds given by the Region.


The Dance Department supports emerging and confirmed, regional, national and international artists in original choreography and experimental projects. Studio facilities and specialist support are offered to several companies each year, to help bring new dance productions to the stage.

Modern music

The Modern Music Department provides support for groups and associations organising projects such as festivals, new creations, events and programs.

Classical and contemporary music

The Classic and Contemporary Music Department offers support for new creations and also for classical and contemporary music associations to help develop their artistic creations, organise seasons, festivals, events and concerts and also partnership actions.

Theatre and puppetry

The Theatre Department implements the City's policy concerning support for creation and for associations related to the theatre and puppetry (artistic creations, organising events, partnership actions, etc).

Key figures
  • Culture is one of the main items on the City and CUS budgets.
  • In 2010, it amounted to €560M, or 25% of the total budget.

Source : CeStatS, 2009