Contact: image 200 x 132

Name of the responsible structure:
Internationales Kulturcentrum ufaFabrik Berlin e.V.
Type of structure:
non-profit association registered under German law
Viktoriastrasse 10 - 18
12 105 Berlin - Tempelhof
Tel. +49 (0) 30 - 755 03 116
Fax +49 (0) 30 - 755 03 117
Email: info@ufafabrik.de
Website: www.ufafabrik.de

Description: image 200 x 237

In the summer of 1979 more than 100 engaged people peacefully took over the desolate grounds and created a comprehensive work and living project. Today the ufaFabrik is a green cultural oasis in the middle of Berlin - a space for creation and culture, for innovative ideas, a productive surrounding for the citizens of Berlin and for artists from all over the world. The area of 16.000 square meters is divided into various areas, two podiums are open year-round for artistical productions: world music, cabaret, conferences, Variété, dance theatre, comedy, children’s circus and more. UfaFabrik gives work to 120 to 200 people, depending on the season, and hosts about 200.000 visitors per years.

Former use:
part of the UFA film production area
Surface of the site:
18.000 m2
Foundation year:
Type of occupation:
Lease, long-term contract
Owner of the area:
City of Berlin

Infrastructures: image 200 x 170

- Grand Theatre:
300 seated or 400 standing,
concerts, theatre, dance, children’s programme, comedy, parties

- Variété Salon:
A former cinema renovated in a traditional style of the 20th, 200 seated
Chanson, variété, cabaret numbers, special events, lectures, workshops

- Wolfgang Neuss Salon :
99 seated
stage for small productions, newcomers, young artists,

- Open air stage :
under a big top, during summer
500 seated, 700 standing
concerts, well known artists, festivals, exhibitions, children’s programme

- Several studios for music, movement, dance and martial arts

- Guesthouse : 10 rooms for artists image 200 x 170

- Café Olé :
Open all days from 10.00 to open end
Romantic summer garden

- Ecological exhibition / Seminars, lectures,conferences

- Bakery and shop
(Organic whole grain bakery and health food store)

Artistic and social disciplines image 170 x 142

- Theatre: humorous productions, comedians, support of young companies, experiments

- Circus: "New circus", Variété, children’s circus school, festivals, support of young artists

- Music: world music: african, brazilian, asian music, Chanson, a-capella choirs

- Dance: support of young companies or dancers : hip hop, breakdance, belly dance shows, streetdance

- Visual art: exhibitions of local artists

- Multimedia: netda@s Berlin, coordination office and yearly event

- Children’s specific cultural activities: Children’s circus school and yearly Festival,
various leisure classes - sports, music, dance, acrobatics, summer-school, children’s animal farm

- Lectures: ecological, cultural, social or multi media issues

- New forms and cultural experiments: We are open to any kind of crazy idea

- Percussion school: focused on brazilian and african music

- Productions: Terra Brasilis Sambaband, and ufaCircus image 210 x 170

- Agency: Promoting young artists and musicians

- Artist and residence programme: coproductions with international partners

- Neighbourhood centre: leisure classes for children, adults and senior citizens,
selfhelp- and support groups, pregnancy care, child reading, health care, family education centre,
partnership with local associations

- Information office for ecological issues: informations, lectures, round tables, exhibition, conferences, festivals

Financial support: image 200 x 167

City of Berlin:
Senatsverwaltung fà¼r kulturelle Angelegenheiten
Senatsverwaltung fà¼r soziale Angelegenheiten
Bezirksamt Tempelhof-Sch?neberg

And other partners for special projects

Trans Europe Halles,
Res Artis

Modified on Monday 18 October 2004