Performing Arts Festival Berlin

PAF from May 25 to 30, 2021

As an annual festival of Berlin’s independent performing arts community, the Berlin Performing Arts Festival demonstrates the diversity and creativity of the independent performing arts community at numerous performance venues throughout the city. But who can say today what situation will await the venues, artists and groups in May of 2021?

Despite many questions, the Berlin Performing Arts Festival is looking to the year 2021 full of optimism and determination:

May 25 to 30, 2021 - Save the Date!

Invitation information event

We warmly invite all interested artists and participants to take part in a digital exchange: over the course of two information events on December 10, the festival team will provide an overview of the 2021 edition of the festival as well as share their current thoughts and plans.

As the number of participants is limited, we will offer the digital information event twice on December 10, once at 10:00 am and again at 5:00 pm. Please register to attend one of the sessions by sending an email to info [at]

PAF Outside - a successful reunion!

On September 5, 2020, the Berlin Performing Arts Festival celebrated a successful reunion with numerous participants and fans of the festival in the garden of Circus Schatzinsel.

PAF Documentary Film

The PAF Documentary Film includes all episodes of the multi-part documentary series that were shown at the 2020 Berlin Performing Arts Festival @home from May 19 to 24.