Team & Contact
The festival was initiated by a work group of LAFT Berlin and the performance venues of the former 100° Berlin festival. This work group also participated in the realization process of this festival. The members of the work group are Tina Pfurr and Daniel Schrader for das Ballhaus Ost, Aenne Quinones and Sarah Reimann for HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Janina Benduski for LAFT Berlin, Franziska Werner for Sophiensaele and Michael Müller and Georg Scharegg for Theaterdiscounter.
The conceptualization of the festival has been supported by an artistic advisory committee. Members of the committee are Martin Grünheit, Mieke Matzke, Janette Mickan, Frank Oberhäuser, Sahar Rahimi und Stefanie Wenner. Members of the committee 2016 were Eva Behrendt and Nicola Nord.
Associate board members from LAFT Berlin are Sandra Klöss and Martin Stiefermann.
2018 Festival Team
LAFT Berlin Festival Director
Susanne Chrudina – Open Submissions Programming Coordination
Katharina Bischoff – Newcomer’s Platform Coordination
Felizitas Stilleke – Newcomer’s Platform Coordination Assistance
Thomas Fabian Eder – International Cooperations and Berlin Diagonale – Show Camp Coordination
Bernd Fauler – Organization Management
Björn Frers – Press and PR
Tel: +49 30 53 79 61 79
Berit Becker – Marketing
Alexander Ostojski – Social Media
Luisa Kaiser – Editor
Hannah Pelny – Project Management and Administration
Johanna Werheid – Project Management and Administration Assistance
Berlin Performing Arts Festival
Zentral Telefon: +49 30 303 466 28
Fax: +49 30 33 84 54 53
Office at Ballhaus Ost:
The Berlin Performing Arts Festival is organized by LAFT Berlin in cooperation with the performance venues HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Sophiensaele, Ballhaus Ost and Theaterdiscounter.
It represents the interests of its 360 members, including the essential performance venues, groups and independent artists of Berlin, in dealing with politicians and the public. The LAFT Berlin – Berlin State Association for the Independent Performing Arts e.V. – supports its members through networking activities, consultation, coordination and services.
More information about LAFT Berlin is available at www.laft-berlin.de