Another "Romeo & Julia". Same same but different. In the nursing home the "Don'tforgetmine-choir" sings against forgetting. Staging by Luk Perceval at the Bolshoi Drama Theatre St. Petersburg.
In this "Another kind of Romeo & Juliet", as director Luk Perceval also calls his evening, Tobias Moretti takes on the role of the orderly, meticulous librarian Désiré, who decides to become demented before his 74th birthday out of displeasure over his life. He wants to spend his last years of his life in peace: in a nursing home. There he sees Rosa again, the great, unfulfilled love of his youth, the "Julia", which he could never forget.
Hans Schnier's relationship with his girlfriend Marie is a thing of the past. But he can't let her go. Again and again he is haunted by nightmarish pictures and figures from his former life. It rages in him and he rages along. From the inner emigration he defends his standards of value against the German restoration society. Staging by Thomas Jonigk at the Schauspiel Köln.
Isolated from the world, the composer Jerome works obsessively on a monumental work about love. For this he samples everyday noises and scraps of speech, which he continuously records. Staging of the comedy by Alain Ayckbourn by Ulrike Arnold at the Staatstheater Wiesbaden.
Initiated by the Bavarian State Ballet, more than 100 pupils of the 8th grade have been working together with dancers, musicians and choreographers since 2012. They explore possibilities of expression with body, mind and movement and develop a joint final choreography.
A comedy by Thomas Jonigk about unfulfilled wishes, longings, hopes and missed opportunities. And about love, which remains the only possibility. Staged by Christof Loy at the Schauspielhaus Zurich.
For this production by Christiane Pohle at the Thalia Theater Hamburg, I conceived an installation consisting of four short-wave transmitters that could be received by several radios distributed on the stage.
The central element of Annette Kurz's stage design was a four meter high music cabinet consisting of self-playing instruments: an orchestrion. I was responsible for the technical conception of the musical inner workings together with the implementation. I composed all the music for this award-winning evening by Luk Perceval at the Münchner Kammerspiele for this live music machine.