Protagon – Friends and Supporters of free Theater Action e.V. organizes large and small cultural events. Such as workshops, educational and social projects for children and adults across all genres and offers training, production and performance rooms as well as residencies for artists. The activities are organized and take partly place in the Cultural Production Space in Frankfurt am Main.

The association is committed to ensuring that free artists, groups and interested people can interact artistically and politically. Its members are encouraged, through awareness and social-engage activities, to offer a platform for research on performing arts in public space and to bring it among diverse audiences.

Protagon is organizing for the last two decades international festivals of performing arts in Hessen-Germany. Such as the International Sommerwerft Theater Festival, since 20 years the largest event in the region for theatre and dance in public space. The first international festival dedicated to giving visibility to the feminist agenda of women in theatre, the “Internationales Frauen*Theaterfestival” was founded 5 years ago.