Heike Albrecht

 Ric Allsopp 

Ric Allsopp is currently Professor of Contemporary Performance and Head of Dance & Choreography at Falmouth University, UK. He is a co-founder and joint editor of the international journal Performance Research.

 Laura Arrington

 Simone Aughterlony

 Antonia Baehr

 Katerina Bakatsaki 

Silke Bake 

Regina Baumgart

Ulrike Bodammer

Jonathan Burrows

Lutz Deppe

Lutz Deppe worked as a photographer for various labels and publishers for over eight years. During that period he participated in several exhibitions. In 1995 he worked  exclusively with light for the first time. Together with Susanne Linke he realized the lighting for her dance film “Maerkische Landschaften”. After that he assisted Jean Kalman for the Opera de Lyon in “Lenz”, an opera by Wolfgang Rhim. Since then he has worked with many dance companies, directors and composers. With Yoshi Oidas “The Maids” he won the “Time Out Award 2003” in London. In the last years you could see his light installations, for example at the EXPO 2000, at the City de la Musique, Paris (2003) and in the church Elisabeth in Berlin (2010). Lutz Deppe holds national and international workshops.


Edivaldo Ernesto


Barbara Greiner

Boris Hauf 

(1974 London, UK) plays saxophones, flutes, synthesizers, organ,  computer-based apps.  Works in bands and as a soloist. Composer for ensembles, soloists, installations, performance, film. Workshops, classes and lectures. Curator.

founded efzeg in 1992 and Owl & Mack in 2007;  is a founding member of TUB (a.k.a. The Understated Brown) (Berlin); Collaborates with various choreographers and visual artists: Litó Walkey, Christina Ciupke, Martin Nachbar, Zoe Knights, Nadia Lauro, Vera Mantero, Franz Poelstra/Robert Steijn, Sabina Holzer, Benoit Lachambre/Andrew Harwood, Lucy Cash, Paz Rojo, and others. Concerts and performances in Europe, North Africa, Latin America, Japan, Korea and the USA. Initiated and curates the annual composition festival Chicago Sound Map (Chicago) the concert series Play date (Berlin). More than 30 releases on vinyl, cd, dvd, vhs and mp3 for various labels worldwide.

Hanna Hegenscheidt

Studied dance, Laban movement analysis and Klein technique in Hamburg and New York. Since 1998 she has taught Klein technique and contemporary Dance in New York, England and Berlin. She was a teaching artist at Lincoln Center Institute for Aesthetic Education (NY). She is staff member of the TanzZeit project (Berlin). Her choreographic work was shown in New York and Europe.


Eva Meyer Keller 

Karin Kirchhoff

Bettina Knaup 

Marcello Lussano

Florian Malzacher 

Oliver Marchart

Oliver Marchart, born in 1968, studied philosophy, theory and discourse analysis. He did his doctorate in philosophy in Vienna on the theory and imaginary cartography of culture and media in 1999. In 2003, he added another doctorate in philosophy in Essex on the subject of "Politics and the Political“. Oliver Marchart directed the Education Project of the Documenta11 and worked at universities and research institutes in Essex, Vienna, Paris and Basel. In 2006, he was granted a professorship at the University of Luzern in the field of sociology. He has been a professor for sociology at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf since 2012. The focus of his work lies in the field of social theory, political theory, the sociology of art and culture as well as political sociology and the research of social movements.

Victoria Perez 

Nicholas Ridout

Nicholas Ridout is Reader in Theatre and Performance Studies in the Department of Drama at Queen Mary University of London. He is the author of Stage Fright, Animals and Other Theatrical Problems (2006), Theatre & Ethics (2009) and Passionate Amateurs: Theatre, Communism and Love (2013). With Joe Kelleher he co-edited Contemporary Theatres in Europe (2006) and co-authored The Theatre of Societas Raffaello Sanzio (2007) with Chiara Guidi, Claudia Castellucci and Romeo Castellucci.

Daniel Belasco Rogers


Isabelle Schad


Angela Schubot


Klaus Spiess


Lucie Strecker


Joanna Warza

is a curator on the cusp of the performing and visual arts. She graduated from the Warsaw Theater Academy and completed a postgraduate course at the University of Paris 8 dance department. She is a founder of the independent platform Laura Palmer Foundation ( Joanna Warsza has worked mostly in the public realm, curating projects that examine social and political agendas, such as the invisibility of the Vietnamese community in Warsaw, the phenomenon of Israeli Youth Delegations to Poland, or the legacy of post-Soviet architecture in the Caucasus. Together with Krzysztof Wodiczko she runs a seminar on conflict, trauma and art at the Warsaw Higher School for Social Psychology as well as on the performativity in contemporary culture. She has realized projects with Berlin theater Hebbel am Ufer, Warsaw Museum of Modern Art, the AICA Armenia, the GeoAir Tbilisi, the Centre Pompidou or Biennale de Belleville, both in Paris, among others. She is an editor of Stadium-X – A Place That Never Was. Since the beginning of 2011 she has worked with Artur Żmijewski as co-curator of the 7th Berlin Biennale. Joanna Warsza lives and works in Berlin and Warsaw.

Steffi Weismann


Stefanie Wenner

studied Philosophy, Sociology, Comparative Literature and Art History in Bologna, Cologne and Berlin. She wrote her Dissertation in Philosophy at „Graduiertenkolleg Körper-Inszenierungen“ at FU Berlin, has since then been working at University, at „Zentrum für Literaturforschung“, Berlin, and was a co-founder of Diskursive Poliklinik (DPK). Since 2001 she has been working as a curator mostly in theater and was a curator at Hebbel Am Ufer (HAU) from 2008 – 2012. Parallel to this she has been teaching at various universities. Currently she is preparing the Theater Biennial IMPULSE 2013 as a dramaturg and a curator. Publications include: „Vertikaler Horizont. Zur Transparenz des Offensichtlichen“ (2004) und „Kollektiv-Körper. Kunst und Politik von Verbindung“ (2003).