Ballhaus Ost is an institution for independent theatre and art projects, located in the Berlin district Prenzlauer Berg. Since 2006 a group of various visual artists, dancers, actors, art directors and musicians is coming together here. The theatre has been founded by the directors Uwe Moritz Eichler, Philipp Reuter und Anne Tismer. Since 2011 its been managed by Daniel Schrader and Tina Pfurr.
Ballhaus Ost is open to all artistic disciplines. There have been exhibitions, parties, theatre, performances, concerts, films, dance, lectures, readings and festivals. Half of the many yearly events are house productions. In guest performances and various festivals, Ballhaus Ost supports nationally and internationally known artists.