Departments

 

Set & Costume Design

Anton Lukas

has realised the scenography for dance, theatre and musical theatre productions, both at established theatres and in the independent scene. Since 2009, Lukas has been the regular costume and set designer for Milo Rau / IIPM. In this capacity, he has been responsible for the design of over twenty theatre, television, and film productions, as well as exhibitions of the director’s work.     

 

Dramaturgy & Research

Eva-Maria Bertschy

studied sociology, literature, and economics at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. During her studies, she worked as an organiser of literary readings and as an assistant in productions such as “X-Wohnungen” (Matthias Lilienthal) and “Kinder zu Unternehmern” (Judith Wilske). Alongside her activities at the university, she worked for the Belluard Bollwerk International contemporary art festival. As a researcher, she has contributed to “Hate Radio”, “The Zurich Trials”, “The Civil Wars”, and, currently, “The Congo Tribunal”.      

 

Dramaturgy & Research

Mirjam Knapp

studied German language and literature as well as philosophy at Trier University. During her studies, she formally observed operations at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin and the Neumarkt Theater in Zurich. For the film production company Fruitmarket Kultur und Medien GmbH, she worked as assistant director and floor manager for the cinematic documentary about the art forger Wolfgang Beltracchi. She has served as an assistant and researcher at IIPM since “The Civil Wars”, and is currently working on “The Congo Tribunal” and “The Dark Ages”. 

 

Dramaturgy & Production

Stefan Bläske

is a dramaturge and lecturer. He has worked for IIPM since the production of “The Dark Ages”. He studied theatre and media, philosophy, and public management and governance. He served as a research associate at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg and as a graduate assistant at the University of Vienna. Parallel to this, he wrote reviews and articles for www.nachtkritik.de, the TdZ supplement “double”, Fotogeschichte and other media. From 2011 to 2013, he worked as a dramaturge at the Residenztheater, and in 2014 as a mentor for stage direction and dramaturgy at the Otto Falckenberg Schule in Munich.   

 

Sound Design

Jens Baudisch

was born in 1976 in Magdeburg and studied media design at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. He was a founding member of the Magdeburg and Weimar university radio stations and currently works as coordinating editor at BLN.FM. As a sound designer, he is responsible for, among other productions, IIPM’s “Hate Radio” and “The Dark Continent”.

 

Video Design

Marcel Bächtiger

was born in 1976 in St. Gallen. After completing his A-levels, he studied architecture at the ETH Zurich. Since obtaining his degree in 2002, he has worked as an independent filmmaker and architect. He has contributed to productions including “The Last Days of the Ceausescus” and “Hate Radio”. 

 

Video Design

Marc Stephan

studied visual communication and experimental filmmaking at Berlin University of the Arts. He worked on productions by Sebastian Baumgarten, Stephan Pucher, and Meg Stuart. He was a video designer and actor in “Dead Cat Bounce” and “Money – It Came from Outer Space” (directed by Chris Kondek), which won the 2005 and 2011 jury prizes at the Politik im Freien Theater festival. In 2005 he was invited to the Berliner Theatertreffen as a contributor to “Homo Faber” (directed by Stefan Pucher). For Milo Rau he has worked on, among other productions, the talk show “The Berlin Dialogues” and the play “The Civil Wars”.  

 

Graphic Design

Nina Wolters

was born in 1978 in Cologne. She studied communication design at the Berlin Weissensee School of Art and the London College of Printing. Since her studies, she has worked as an independent graphic designer and illustrator for clients including the German Green Party, Daniel Hechter, and Joop.  

 

Public Relations

Yven Augustin

studied German and theatre at the Freie Universität Berlin. After his traineeship as a PR editor at Zoommedienfabrik, he worked as press relations officer at Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz. From 2006 to 2008, he was the press spokesman for Haus der Kulturen der Welt. In 2009 he founded AugustinPR, a Berlin agency for press and public relations.     

 

Theory

Rolf Bossart

was born in 1970 in St. Gallen. His studies in theology and history culminated in a doctorate with a thesis on the “theological legibility of literature in the twentieth century”. Bossart is an editor of the web platform theoriekritik.ch and a contributing writer to numerous newspapers and magazines, as well as a lecturer in psychology, philosophy, and religious studies. His most recent work as IIPM theoretical adviser and editor includes his involvement in “Die Enthüllung des Realen. Milo Rau und das International Institute of Political Murder” (Theater der Zeit, Berlin, 2013) and “Althussers Hände” (Verbrecher Verlag, Berlin, 2015).    

 

Production Management and Directorial Assistance

Mascha Euchner-Martinez

was born in 1986. Since graduating from the Institut d’études européennes (IEE) at Université Paris 8, she has worked as an assistant director, festival coordinator, and production manager for organisations including Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin, Junge Akademie der Künste Berlin, HAU Berlin, and Heimathafen Neukölln.

 

Production Management 

Eva-Karen Tittmann

studied German and theatre in Berlin at the Freie Universität, Humboldt-Universität, and Hochschule der Künste. In 2005/06 she earned the certificate “Management – Marketing – Kommunikation” at the Potsdam University of Applied Sciences (FHP). She was the shareholder-managing director of act Media Support GmbH (production services for film and events) from 2001 to 2008, and since July 2007 has been an independent business operator. She has worked for a total of over twenty years as a freelance cultural manager in the independent theatre scene, for established theatres, and for wide-ranging institutions. At present, she is working for Thorsten Lensing, Ingrid Lausund, and the Performing Arts Program Berlin. Since the production of “The Civil Wars”, she has also been active for IIPM.    

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