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.
The Chamäleon Theatre in the Hackeschen Höfe presents top-class contemporary circus shows with a mix of spectacular acrobatics, live music ranging from rock to chanson, dance and performing.
The Wintergarten Berlin charms with a varied programme of music, variety and entertainment, featuring Meret Becker, the Tiger Lillies, Max Raabe, Eckart von Hirschhausen, newcomers and international stars of the variety scene.
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.
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.
HKW creates a forum for the contemporary arts and critical debates. In the midst of global and planetary transformation processes, HKW re-explores artistic positions, scientific concepts, and spheres of political activity.
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.
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 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 BLUEMAX theatre is especially adapted to the requirements of the BLUE MAN GROUP show, allowing the audience an even more explosive and intense experience of the show.
The Free Theatre Space TAK is directed since the beginning of 2018 by a collective of artistic groups which understands itself as a model possibility within the discussion conducted between state theatre and free theatre scene about the future of theatre structures.
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.
The Uferstudios for contemporary dance are at once rehearsal, venue and training centre - made for and used by independent artists from the Berlin contemporary dance scene.
The UNI.T, the theatre of the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK) offers students the invaluable opportunity to try out what it is like on stage and behind the scenes.