NEO HÜLCKER is a composer* and performer*. His* works move between music theater and performance and deal with digital practices, childhood, animal-human relationships, queer agency and cultural hacking. Neo Hülcker has collaborated with, among others, mam. Manufaktur für aktuelle Musik, Ensemble Garage, MOCREP, Bastard Assignments, Maulwerker, decoder ensemble, we spoke, paranormal φeer group, Henry Wilde aka Antonia Baehr, Stellan Veloce.
As a stage and costume designer, LISA FÜTTERER is primarily concerned with the theatrical staging of new and experimental music. Her work has been seen at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden, the Staatschauspiel Dresden, the Gare du Nord Basel, the Staatstheater Mainz, the Radialsystem V and the Staatstheater Braunschweig. Recently, she has been working together with musicians and composers on spaces and objects that can be played as instruments in a broader sense.
RAHEL SPÖHRER is a dramaturg, lecturer and curator working at the intersection of theater, performance and visual arts. In her dramaturgical and curatorial work she is interested in points of contact, intimate relations and haptic aesthetics. On this topic, she conceived the 2021 event series h a p t i c a f f i n i t i e s – an online study group on touch and intimacy in the arts – together with Belle Santos, Anneliese Ostertag and Sofie Luckhardt. She is co-founder of the performance group THE AGENCY.
VALERIE RENAY is a French-Caribbean performer and musician who has lived in Berlin since 2006 and continues to cross genre boundaries. Valerie Renay deals with concepts such as identity, our place in society, our spiritual quest and everyday psychosis. In her works she combines performance art, music and fashion in a fascinating way and puts the emotional body in the center.
ATHENA LANGE lives and works as an actress and artist in Berlin. She was a permanent ensemble member of the Leipziger Ensemble until 2016, performed for the German Deaf Theater and Possible World Berlin. At the Staatstheater Hannover, she took on the lead role in the play Die Wut, die uns vereint from 2019. Since 2021, she embodies Isa from Wolfgang Herrndorf's novel Bilder deiner großen Liebe at the Societätstheater in Dresden. Her engagements also include performances at Sophiensæle Berlin as well as Kampnagel Hamburg, where she works with renowned artists from all over Germany and Europe.
ARMIN WIESER is an actor living in Berlin. Raised in Austria, he studied acting at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz and was a member of the dance theater ensemble at the Bremen Theater in the 1980s and a member of the Company Vivienne Newport, Frankfurt/M. in the 1990s. Armin Wieser has been working freelance since 1989 in productions at Sophiensæle Berlin, HAU Hebbel am Ufer Berlin, Gorki Berlin, Mousonturm Frankfurt, Kampnagel Hamburg, Frascati Amsterdam, Staatsoper Stuttgart, Staatstheater Dresden and since 2009 continuously with Herbordt/Mohren in Hamburg, Berlin, Stuttgart, Karlsruhe and Donaueschingen.
CAROLA CAGGIANO is a sound designer living in Berlin. For more than 20 years she has studied guitar, cello, piano, singing as well as solfège, harmony and sound. She has been working professionally in theaters since 2010. Recently, she has collaborated with artists such as Juan Domínguez, Antonia Baehr, Neo Hülcker, Nadia Lauro, Latifa Laâbissi, Jule Flierl and the music theater collective Hauen und Stechen, among others.