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Welcome to the service area of Fast Forward 2021.

Here you can find information about the festival team, from the visitor's service, the addresses of the venues, public transport connections and the applicable protection and hygiene measures. Please also pay special attention to the information on data protection and the other service buttons on this page.


fast forward festival team

Artistic Direction & Curator: Charlotte Orti von Havranek 
Production Management: Charlotte Keck

Technical Coordination: Julius Kählig  
Assistant Technical Coordination: Jenny Barthold

Assistant Artistic Direction & Production: Marie-Sophie Ernst
Technical Direction: Peter Keune 
Head of Stage, Light, Sound, Video: Bodo Garske, Richard Porschatis, Thomas Schenkel, Manja Schreyer, Arne Lorenz (Staatsschauspiel), Olaf Lehmann, Fabio Antoci, Stefan Folbrecht (Semper Zwei), Henryk Bastian, Falk Dittrich, Patrick Lauckner, Helge Petzold (Hellerau)
Interpreter: Irina Bondas

English Translation of the texts of the greetings and programme descriptions: Anna Galt
Press & Public Relations: Gertrud Aringer
Graphic Design: Andrea Dextor
Fast Forward Trailer: Kristian Andresen 
Festival Documentarys: David Campesino
Photographer: Sebastian Hoppe


Special thanks go to everybody at the Staatsschauspiel Dresden and the partner venues involved.


Tickets cost 11,00 € / 7,00 € reduced price (please provide a document that entitles you to the reduced price). Freshmen pay 5,00 € per ticket. You have free choice of seats in all performances.

For the live streams and the online productions, you need a day pass for €5 or a festival pass for €15, which is then valid for all four festival days.

DER VERLAUF by Studio Beisel is free as well as in general all the events in the Fast Forward supporting programme.


In order to be able to watch the live stream of the productions from the stages in Dresden and the online productions, you need a day pass, which you can book via the paywall directly on the live stream page. Alternatively, instead of the day passes, you can also buy a festival pass for €15, which is then valid for all four festival days. You can also find the link to the paywall on every production page in the festival programme. To purchse tickets via the paywall the registration with an email address is required.

For the shows in Dresden in the Kleines Haus and in Hellerau, you can buy tickets from the Staatsschauspiel Dresden. On every production page, you can find the link to the Staatsschauspiel Dresden webshop. You can also buy tickets in person at the ticket selling points at Staatsschauspiel Dresden. All the information on that, the new public transport ticket on your theatre ticket, as well as the corona protection measures can be found here: service.

If you buy a ticket for a festival show in Dresden you will also be given a special reduction for the online day pass for that day. You will receive a code that you can then redeem online in the paywall.

PLEASE NOTE: all events, whether live or online, will actually take place at the time given. Buying digital tickets or late admission is possible at any time. But there will no repeats of the streams and no archive of the shows!

Ticket Selling Points

Box office and service centre in Schauspielhaus, Theaterstraße 2, 01067 Dresden

Mon-Fri: 10:00-18:30 / Sat: 12:00-18:30

Kleines Haus, Glacisstraße 28, 01099 Dresden

Mon-Fri: 14:00-18:30

Booking by Phone:

+49 351.49 13-555  / Groups +49 351.49 13-567 Mon-Fri: 10:00-18:30 / Sat: 12:00-18:30

Mail Order Staatsschauspiel Dresden, Besucherservice, Theaterstraße 2, 01067 Dresden / Fax: +49 351.49 13-967




Evening Box Office

Every venue has an evening box office that opens 60 minutes prior to the performances. Please note that at the box office of Hellerau only cash payment is possible.

Please respect the current hygiene and protection measures on this page. Please do also inform yourself about the applicable safety and hygiene regulations on site.



All venues are accessible for wheelchairs. Please be so kind to inform us while booking your ticket for we will be prepared to assist you prior to the performance.


Note for Teachers

Dear teachers, if you would like to get information about the theatre pedagogical offers in regard to the festival, please contact the Theater Pedagogy Department at

prices, ticket selling points, venues


HELLERAU – Europäisches Zentrum der Künste Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 56, 01109 Dresden

STAATSSCHAUSPIEL DRESDEN, Kleines Haus Glacisstraße 28, 01099 Dresden

Semper Zwei direkt hinter der Semperoper, Theaterplatz 2, 01067 Dresden

Connections between the venues

Line 13 runs between the Kleines Haus and HELLERAU - Europäisches Zentrum der Künste. On the way to Hellerau, please use line 13 (direction Hellerau) from the Albertplatz stop. On the way back from Hellerau to the Kleines Haus, please use line 13 (direction Prohlis) from the Festspielhaus Hellerau stop. For the latest timetable information, please visit


hygienic measures

Necessary information for your visit to the theatre
Protection and hygiene measures at the Staatsschauspiel Dresden

Admission requirements depend on the daily incidence and the specified protective measures in accordance with the Saxon Corona Protection Ordinance. We therefore ask you to check our website again before your visit.

The following rules apply during your visit:

For admission to the event, please bring your ticket, ID and proof of full vaccination or recovery. A ticket is only valid if these conditions are fulfilled.
Proof of vaccination: Certificate of vaccination with a European Union-approved vaccine against Covid-19, the last required vaccination of which was at least 14 days ago.
Proof of recovery: Certification of a positive PCR test result for SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection more than six months ago in combination with at least one vaccination against Covid-19 with a vaccine approved by the European Union at least 14 days ago or proof of a positive PCR test result for SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection at least 28 days and not more than six months ago.

Please note the compulsory wearing of a medical mask or FFP2 mask in our venues. After taking your seat, you may remove the mask for the duration of the performance.

Please observe the minimum distance.

Please observe hand disinfection and sneeze and cough etiquette, use the disinfectant dispensers provided.

Our staff are continuously informed about all instructions from the authorities and ensure that the hygiene concept is consistently implemented for the protection of all.

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