The WERK 2 sees itself as a socio-cultural center of Saxony. Currently, nine clubs and several artists are located in WERK 2. Including the Cammerspiele Leipzig.
The WERK 2 programme focuses on workshops, theater performances and concerts. It is a basic concern of theirs to involve local people with their work. Therefore, among other things, it provides pottery, glass blowing and printing workshops and dance, theater and computer courses.WERK 2 has three halls that are between 300 sq m and 900 sq m in size and offer space for several hundred people.