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Information Center
4. June 2024 | 14:00 - 16:00
Do you keep coming up against barriers again and again when trying to gain access to funding as artists and culture makers with different abilities or deaf artists and culture makers? Are you looking for support in conducting research into funding opportunities within the performing arts and with putting together the applications? Do you have additional expenses for assistance and materials for the application process? Are you on the lookout for accessible further education and networking opportunities for your next project? With ACCESS – Easing Access to Cultural Funding in Berlin, we have developed a project whose goal is to support you individually, practically and in accordance with your needs over the course of their applying for funding from Berlin’s Senate.
Information Center
27. May 2024 | 12:00 - 15:00
This German-language workshop will provide insight into practical aspects, bureaucratic challenges and funding opportunities for work in public space.
4. June 2024 | 18:00 - 21:30
Network Event
Over the course of an initial networking meeting, initiatives working in all fields will enter into conversation with each other and share their knowledge regarding possible approaches and functioning strategies for maintaining a plural, open discourse and co-existence with each other. What current challenges are the networks and organizations encountering? What methods have they developed, what is being worked on at the moment, and what campaigns and political next steps are being planned?
Information Center
5. June 2024 | 09:30 - 12:30
This German-language workshop will provide basic recommendations for action in order to enforce the rights of event organizers and venue operators as well as strategies for dealing with possible and direct disturbances through right-wing populist and right-wing extremist groups.
2023 was a round birthday for the Berlin Performing Arts Program: we celebrated ten years of intense and successful work in the networking, exchange and empowerment of the independent performing arts in Berlin since the founding of the program in the year 2013. A detailed review of the past year and what's next for us in 2024 can be found here!

To stream & listen

Industry Get-Together
20. October 2022 - 22. October 2022
From October 20 to 22, 2022, more than 450 participants gathered at Theater Strahl to discuss upcoming challenges of our scene(s), to take a look back at the grown structures of the last 10 years and to exchange ideas about the topics of the present.

For all those who could not be present at our 10th industry get-together: Here you can find selected formats to stream & listen to - enjoy!

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From legal and tax advice to experienced production managers to marketing and concept strategists.

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Performing Arts Programm Berlin

With the Performing Arts Program, LAFT Berlin has created an effective instrument for the infrastructural strengthening, professionalization and networking of Berlin‘s independent performing arts community.
No matter whether we are talking about a symposium or a cooperation event, one questions is always at the forefront of the work of the Berlin Performing Arts Program: what and how can we learn from each other and how can we then integrate it sustainably within our own work?