Light space with mirrors
© Lucia Gerhardt

The Cave © Lucia Gerhardt

Rehearse in the Hackesche Höfe

Suitable for contemporary dance and circus

About this location

The Chamäleon Berlin is a venue and stage for contemporary circus in the Hackesche Höfe, in the centre of Berlin-Mitte. The rehearsal room in the basement – affectionately known by artists as “The Cave” – has been converted into a bright and airy space to facilitate research, rehearsals and project work. The rehearsal space is particularly suitable for individual artists and small groups, and for projects in the fields of contemporary circus and dance.

Space and equipement

70 m² (54 m² floor area and 16 m² platform area), 4.3 m high

  • Rigging bar with suspension point (height approx. 4.30 m)
  • One floor point
  • Dance floor (additional floor runners, 2 m x 5 m available)
  • Basic sound equipment


Monday to Friday, 10:00 – 18:00

At least 5 hours per day on at least 3 consecutive days
Hire by the hour is not possible
Use at weekends by arrangement only
Bookings at least two weeks in advance


Chamäleon Berlin gGmbH
in the Hackesche Höfe
Rosenthaler Straße 40/41
10178 Berlin-Mitte

Next stop: S Hackescher Markt

How do I book a room here?

The rehearsal space can be booked as part of the Kultur Räume Kontingent programme at a reduced price of 5 euros/hour. The booking is handled by Chamäleon GmbH and requires a confirmation of participation from Kultur Räume Kontingente. Please send your booking enquiry by e-mail.