The Ballhaus Naunynstraße has become a focal point for artists predominantly from first or second generation immigrant backgrounds since its re-opening in 2008.
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 Berliner Kabarett Anstalt (The Berlin Cabaret Institute), a jewel among cabaret theatres, has resided in Kreuzberg since 1988. The BKA presents cabaret, comedy, entertainment shows, improvised theatre, concerts, singer-songwriters and crazy musicals.
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.
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 Fourth World in Kreuzberg is a production platform organized by artists, a performative thought space, an interface between discourse & art and a venue.