About the Berlin Performing Arts Festival
The Performing Arts Festival team consists of young and experienced artists, festival designers, organizers, editors, publicists and more… many members of the team are also active as members of Berlin’s independent performing arts community. Together, we shape this festival from work created within Berlin’s independent performing arts community and offer the festival for Berlin’s independent performing arts community. Here you can find all informations about the PAF, exchanges and networking formats, contact persons of the various areas of the programme and all conditions of participation of festival.
Here you can find all informations about the persons behind the festival: the team, the initiators and the organizer LAFT Berlin.
Here you can find all informations about the support, media and cooperation partners of the 2018 Berlin Performing Arts Festival.
Bridging the Scenes
The Bulgarian performing arts festival ACT Independent Theater Festival (Sofia, Bulgarian) and the Berlin Performing Arts Festival are coming closer together!
Städtelabor (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.
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
Informations for Participating
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 2017 Performing Arts Festival - a great success!
We are looking back on some fantastic festival days: We are thrilled about the excellent and diverse schedule of programming, the numerous audience members and visiting industry professionals from more than 16 countries – and, frankly, about a great success!
More about the 2017 Berlin Performing Arts Festival you can find on facebook, instagram and twitter.
Directly to the detailed 2017 Schedule of Programming!
2016 Festival: Schedule of Programming and Participants
The Berlin Performing Arts Festival was held for the first time throughout the city from May 23 – 29, 2016. The festival presented the work and artistic positions of the independent performing arts community at over 50 Berlin performance venues and event locations.