Partners & Supporters

The Berlin Performing Arts Festival is organized by LAFT – Landesverband freie darstellende Künste Berlin e. V. and funded by the Senate Department for Culture and Europe. 


The Newcomer’s Platform Introducing... takes place cooperation with the performance venues Ballhaus Ost, HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Sophiensæle and Theaterdiscounter.


FESTIVALFRIENDS is a joint initiative of the association of regional festivals of the independent performing arts, consisting of the Performing Arts Festival (Berlin), 6 tage frei (Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg), Hauptsache Frei (Hamburg), RODEO (Munich), FAVORITEN (Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia), Der Rahmen ist Programm (Chemnitz) and IMPLANTIEREN (Frankfurt am Main, Rhine-Main region). FESTIVALFRIENDS is realized through the program Promoting Connections of the Federal Association of Performing Arts, funded by the  German Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media. The &friends VISITS program is part of the FESTIVALFRIENDS project.

Media Partners

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Cooperation Partner

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