The Acker Stadt Palast in Berlin's Mitte district is a place where established artists and newcomers meet to experiment and reflect upon contemporary discourses.
The ACUD Theatre in Berlin's Mitte district has been a place for young, innovative and diverse theatre since 1990, building bridges between acting, dance, performing art, clowning and puppetry.
The Ballhaus Naunynstraße has become a focal point for artists predominantly from first or second generation immigrant backgrounds since its re-opening in 2008.
Ballhaus Ost is a venue for independent theatre, performance and dance. It is a place to discover and experience new forms of artistic examination of contemporary living conditions.
Berliner Festspiele stand for a cultural programme where the new becomes visible. All year round, Berliner Festspiele host a multitude of festivals, exhibitions and individual events in the Haus der Berliner Festspiele and the Gropius Bau.
The Brotfabrik is an independent venue for touring shows and Berlin's independent scene. The programme evidence a diverse range of forms and genres, from plays, performance, dance and musical theatre to improvisation, puppet and object theatre.
Since 1994 DOCK 11 has presented international productions of dance, theatre, film, performance, literature, visual art and design in a varied weekly programme.
The English Theatre Berlin is the only theatre in Berlin to exclusively present and produce English-speaking plays and performances, showing in-house productions as well as hosting national and international guests.
The Halle Tanzbühne Berlin is the production house and venue of the dance ensemble toula limanaios. The space in the historically listed 19th century sports hall opened in 2000 and it has subsequently been the workplace of many other artists as well.
HAU Hebbel am Ufer presents contemporary artistic perspectives at the cutting edge of theatre, dance and performance. In addition the programme regularly also features music, visual art and discourse.
The Haus der Kulturen der Welt (House of World Cultures) presents artistic productions from all over the world, focusing especially on non-European cultures and societies.
The Landesmusikakademie Berlin invites people to experience music and produce it themselves. The academy's varied programme includes workshops, festivals as well as projects for schools.
The Gorki mission is to open up to people regardless of their origins. Alongside productions of classics the artistic formats reflect the aesthetic diversity of contemporary theatre and include premieres of new writing, contemporary pieces and research projects.
The Pfefferberg Theatre in Prenzlauer Berg offers shows for children and grown up theatre-lovers , lovingly restored Pfefferberg beer hall. The theatre also host to the fabulous Hexenberg Ensemble and their classical works.
Podewil is the headquarters of the Kulturprojekte Berlin non-profit organisation. The completely renovated theatre in the building has established itself as the second home of the GRIPS Theatre since 2009. In addition, the baroque palace houses many other cultural projects.
Radialsystem provids an open space for the development of new types of productions and events, for the innovative and the unexpected. Radialsystem is strongly linked to Berlin’s independent performance and music scene. At the same time it is a centre of attraction for world-class artists.
The inclusive RambaZamba theatre plays pieces which deal with contemporary social themes, sometimes refer to classical subject matter and produces own works.
The Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz is the largest spoken word theatre in the West of Berlin. The politically and socially engaged programme is influenced by a variety of directorial signatures that also embrace new forms of dance and musical theatre.
The Sophiensæle is one of the most important locations for the production and presentation of independent theatre in the German-speaking world. They produce and present innovative and experimental concepts, aesthetics, styles and forms here.
The Staatsballett Berlin (Berlin State Ballet) is one of the world's leading classical ballet companie. The focus of the artistic curation is to introduce and create new original works for the company as well as display the rich heritage of dance from its beginnings to the present day.
The Theatre Strahl exclusively concentrates on young people from 12 years of age. Strahl looks at themes such as love and sexuality, self determination and outside influences, drugs and violence in young people's lives.
The ensemble od the Theater Thikwa develops dance performances, text-based theatre, movement and music theatre and two-man comedies together with disabled and able-bodied artists.
The Theaterdiscounter presents and produces contemporary theatre comprising in-house productions, successfully established national touring shows and curated festivals, as well as coproducing work from across Germany and the wider world.
Theaterhaus Berlin Mitte is the central production space and communication platform for the independent performing arts in Berlin. The studio space and its extensive open area make the Theaterhaus a lively and diverse space for independent theatre.