PAF Stream

The livestream of the Berlin Performing Arts Festival offered inspiring meetings despite distance: Here you had the opportunity to toast the start of the festival week together at the Opening, to celebrate the Closing fittingly and, of course, to dive into current issues of the independent scene – while following the series of talks live from the festival studio at Circus Schatzinsel.

The recordings of the livestream are available on demand on this page since the end of the festival and invite you to watch them for free.


On Demand:

Gespräch #1 Stadtraum

Urban Space as a Stage for the Performing Arts

Wed. 26.05., 16:30 – 18:00
Live from the festival studio

In this talk, the artists Julia Lehmann from Studio Urbanistan (Leipzig) and Mirrianne Mahn from yellowdressproudactions (Frankfurt) discuss the potentials and limits of an appropriation of urban space for the performing arts with dramaturg and curator Melmun Bajarchuu (Berlin).

On demand: from 27.05. on

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A Conversation About Questions of Power and Diversity in the Performing Arts

Th. 27.05., 12:00 – 13:30
Live from the festival studio

In this talk, culture maker Tessa Hartig of AfroPolitan Berlin discusses current issues of power and diversity with freelance curator Fatima Çalışkan and Christian Römer of the Böll Foundation with a view to the theater sector.

Part of the talk series WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR? on the situation of the performing arts in the pandemic in the frame of the Theatertreffen and Performing Arts Festival Berlin

On demand: from 28.05. on

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Politiker:innen Frühstück

Performing Arts Programm Berlin

Fr. 28.05., 10:00 – 11:00
Live as audio stream from the festival studio (link will follow soon here)

In the super election year 2021, a lot is at stake in terms of cultural policy: Post-pandemic perspectives for actors in the performing arts, for independent groups and their institutions will be discussed with Regina Kittler (Die Linke), Dr. Robbin Juhnke (CDU), Daniel Wesener (Bündnis 90/Die Grünen) and other guests.

On demand: from 29.05. on

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Corona Update #3000 – wie geht es weiter?

A Conversation about the Future of the Performing Arts in Berlin

Fr. 28.05., 12:00 – 13:30
Live from the festival studio

In this talk, freelance choreographer Rose Beermann discusses current developments and the future of the performing arts in Berlin with State Secretary for Culture Dr. Torsten Wöhlert, Artistic Director of Sophiensæle Franziska Werner and Janina Benduski from LAFT Berlin.

Part of the talk series WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR? on the situation of the performing arts in the pandemic in the frame of the Theatertreffen and Performing Arts Festival Berlin

On demand: from 29.05. on

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Gespräch #2 Freiraum

Flexibility, Aesthetic and Open Space in Contemporary Circus

Fr. 28.05., 16:30 – 18:00
Live from the festival studio

In this conversation, multidisciplinary performer and artistic researcher Ana Jordão (Berlin) and aerialist Romy Seibt of the collective still hungry (Berlin) talk with stage and set designer För Künkel (Berlin) about aesthetic freedoms and the potential of contemporary circus to negotiate social issues in its own way.

On demand: from 29.05. on

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Gespräch #3 Schutzräume

Safe Space – The Opening of Spaces During the Pandemic

Sat. 29.05., 16:30 – 18:00

In this conversation, Lewamm Ghebremariam, representing Clubcommission Berlin, and artist Maria Moschus of the Mantis Performance Kollektiv (Berlin/Leipzig) talk with dramaturg and curator Felizitas Stilleke (Berlin) about opening safe spaces in the pandemic.

On demand: from 01.06. on

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PAF Opening

Th. 25.05., 19:30 – 21:00

The sixth edition of Berlin Performing Arts Festival will open live and digital from CHAMÄLEON Theater and come through the airwaves right into your living room – with joyous celebrations, showy highlights and a little buzz!

On demand: 26.05. – 07.06.
NO LONGER AVAILABLE

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PAF Closing

Sun. 30.05., 18:00 – 20:00

Even the loveliest festival week has to come to an end sometime – but not without one last blast! Live from the garden of Circus Schatzinsel, our friends from Pornceptual will bring the sounds of clubs and performances to your screen and balconies.

On demand: 31.05. – 07.06.
NO LONGER AVAILABLE

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