Sustainable stage productions

Elaborate stage equipment and transporting performers and audiences generate high carbon emissions and have a negative impact on the carbon footprint of theatre, dance and orchestra productions. Collaborating with other venues, avoiding air travel where possible and reusing stage sets, props, costumes, etc. are effective measures for preserving resources.

Couldn’t find what you were looking for?

We’re currently working on this page. In the meantime, visit our Film page for plenty of recommendations and measures that apply across industries. The checklists from the film industry will certainly help you make your work more environmentally sustainable.

Got experience in stage productions, as well as an interest in sustainability?

Do you work in the theatre sector? Are you interested in more sustainable production methods and would you like to contribute to the development of this website’s content? Then please feel free to get in touch with us. We’d be happy to include your practical knowledge on our website.

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Responsible organizations

The following organizations are responsible for Sustainable Arts:


About Sustainable Arts

Sustainable Arts shows the ways and possibilities of sustainable cultural creation in Switzerland.