Performing Arts Community - Be Part of the Festival

LAFT Berlin invites all professional Berlin-based artists, groups and performance venues of the independent performing arts community to participate in shaping the schedule of programming by offering their productions and events as part of the Berlin Performing Arts Festival! More Information


The Berlin Performing Arts Festival is organized by LAFT - Landesverband freie darstellende Künste Berlin in cooperation with the performance venues HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Sophiensaele, Ballhaus Ost and Theaterdiscounter.
More about the team


We are growing larger and are looking for nice and interested people to augment the team of the Berlin Performing Arts Festival!


    Directly to the open positions 2018

    Background and History

    The Berlin Performing Arts Festival celebrates the diversity of Berlin’s independent performing arts community at numerous theaters and performance venues throughout the entire city. Since 2016, this annual week-long festival has presented the work and artistic positions of Berlin’s performing artists and groups working in all genres. More about the Background and History

    Cities Lab

    The festivals of the independent performing arts community, the Berlin Performing Arts Festival and the festivals Favoriten (Dortmund), Hauptsache Frei (Hamburg), 6 tage frei (Stuttgart) and RODEO (Munich), are forging closer ties. 

    More about the cities lab

    Supported by

    Here you can find all informations about the support, media and cooperation partners of the 2018 Berlin Performing Arts Festival. 

    To the overview