Next week I will be with Grotest Maru in residency at Schloss Bröllin creating a site-specific version of Schwarm. This will be presented on Saturday September 23rd as part of their Landpartie 2023. Information about the show can be found here on the Grotest Maru website.
At the end of this month I will be in Riga with Gob Squad. We will be performing Western Society there on August 31st and September 1st. The International Festival of Contemporary Theatre Homo Novus is the leading performing arts festival in Latvia and one of the biggest in the Baltic region. It introduces audiences
This summer I´ve had the very great pleasure to begin working with a company that are new to me. Since 1996 the Berlin-based Grotest Maru having been touring internationally, creating theatre for public spaces around the world. You can read more about the company on their website here. In early June I was invited to
Following on from the success of 2022´s Die Glücksformel, last week I was at Theater Gutersloh, working on a sequel. This year´s show featured 150 children, double the number from last year, and once again was great fun to put together with our wonderful creative team. Added June 21st 2023 : You can watch the
At the end of March I traveled to Rwanda with the IIPM (International Institute Of Political Murder) to present Hate Radio as part of this year´s genocide commemorations. We performed two shows in Butare and three in Kigali to over 2,000 people. Working there was an intense but incredibly rewarding experience, assisted by an amazing
This month sees the first performances of Hate Radio since 2019. We will be performing in Lugano, Switzerland at LAC on January 13th & 14th and in Lyon at Théâtre de la Croix-Rousse from January 18th until the 21st. I will be operating sound and video, and assisting Jens Baudisch with the technical management for
I have just returned home from Berlin where I have been working as technical manager and lighting designer for Sounding Situations (SDNG STTNS) at the Elisabethkirche, for their production of Buzzing Bridge. Here is a link to the Elisabethkirche website for more details. Buzzing Bridge is a continuation of the ideas we previously explored in
Last week I worked with the Palestinian company Diyar Dance Theatre at Culturlann in Belfast, as technical manager and lighting designer. We presented a performance called Taken, that was originally created and choreographed by Royston Maldoom in Bethlehem in 2018. In addition the dancers performed a programme of Palestinian dances known as Debkeh in Belfast.
From the 3rd until the 9th of June Gob Squad will present a new video installation in the foyer of HAU1 in Berlin. For this project I reworked music that I originally composed with Jeff McGrory as Animal Magic. I have also created some additional sound design for the piece. Edits of the musical content
I am currently in Hamburg, creating a new performance called Merge with Sounding Situations at Kampnagel. I’m providing the technical management and lighting design for the show. Merge premieres on Thursday May 26th and runs until May 29th. Here is some background information… In a photograph from 1906, a crowd in southern Rwanda gathers for
This week I am working at Theater Gütersloh, creating a piece of music theatre with 75 children, 6 actors and 3 musicians. The performance is a collaboration between the Liz Mohn Kultur- und Musikstiftung und der Gesellschaft in Bewegung e.V. I’m very happy to have the opportunity to work with my friend and choreographer Andreas
I’ve updated my Soundcloud page incorporating the design work from my Tzara Music Bandcamp site. It contains sketches and ideas as well as recently completed works.