February 22, 14:15

‘Panel: Digital Performances – Buzz or Bust?’

Presented by Marquee TV

Digital performances, such as online concerts, operas, and dance performances, have become increasingly relevant due to the widespread adoption of digital technologies and the COVID-19 pandemic. These performances offer greater accessibility and convenience, but also present challenges in terms of quality and technical issues.  


Our panelists will discuss opportunities and challenges and the audience will get the chance to join the discussion. Digital Performances: Buzz or Bust? Let’s find out! 

This panel is held in the course of our Innovation Day.


Seda Röder

Managing Partner, The Mindshift

Seda Röder is an author, entrepreneur & philanthropist devoted to cultivating creativity in society and organisations. Founder of Sonophilia Foundation and, Co-Founder & Managing Partner at The Mindshift, dedicated to creative technologies & leadership.


Ole Bækhøj

Artistic Director, Pierre Boulez Saal 

Born in Denmark, Ole Bækhøj studied music and business administration in Denmark and Amsterdam. Stages in his management career include positions with the Gabrieli Consort & Players in London, the Danish National Symphony Orchestra and the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Ole Bækhøj has held the position as artistic director of the Pierre Boulez Saal in Berlin since it’s inauguration in 2017.

Philipp Contag-Lada

Founder of tanz:digital, Free Video Artist + Filmmaker 

A filmmaker and media artist active all over Europe, Philipp Contag-Lada was considered a pioneer of video mapping and one of the leading experts for digitality in theatre long before the pandemic. DoP for several high profile dance film productions and numerous digital dance projects.

Michael Nunn & William Trevitt 

Director/Producers , BalletBoyz + Footwork Films  

Michael and Billy are multi-disciplinary filmmakers. Their work includes Strictly Bolshoi (International Emmy), Young Men (Rose d’Or and Golden Prague), and Romeo and Juliet: Beyond Words (Rose d’Or, Golden Prague, International Emmy nomination).

Susannah Simons

Director of Content & Partnerships, Marquee TV

Susannah Simons is Editorial Director of Marquee TV, the Global Streaming platform for the performing arts, and is also responsible for partnerships in Europe and the US. She has had a long career in broadcasting, mainly as a presenter with BBC Radio 4, Channel 4 and Classic FM. She was also Director of Partnerships for Canvas, a multi-channel network for the arts, and Head of Development of The Space, an experimental BBC /Arts Council service launched in May 2012 to showcase screen-based art.

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