Adam Read - performer
Date of birth: 13.06.1971 in Adelaide, Australia
Based in Berlin, Germany
I grew up in Australia, spending much of my child as a high profile
athlete, playing and training in all kinds of sports specialising in athletics
I trained at tertiary level in Drama and Movement in Australia, exploring
different techniques of theatre such as Commedia dell’arte, Le Coq method,
Indonesian and New Zealand dance and different forms of mask. I founded the
theatre group “Laboratorium 33” in Edinburgh, which performed for the first time in
Edinburgh festival in 1998.
Since being based in Europe I have performed around the world with different
companies, in street theatre, stage, and site specific performances, including
Cirque Du Soleil from Montreal (creation of main character), Theatre Derevo from
St Petersburgh, Grotest Maru from Berlin and Company Barefoot from Holland. I have toured my solo performance “Eclipse”, receiving a Total Theatre nomination in
Edinburgh Festival (2007), and award for the best physical performance in the Pula Puff
festival in Croatia (2008), with performance “Katuk”. Whilst living in Israel
I played the main character in the show “Vienna-Marakesh”, a large scale Multi Media production. I also created three new productions:
“The Garden”, “Translux” and “Booroloola“, which have been played in different festivals and stages (2009-2010)
In December 2010 I have been asked to direct a new performance for the Moscow
Ballet in America, a fusion of circus performance and ballet, a fantastic
challenge, I am currently searching for the cast in Europe and around the
2011, 2012 I performed in Prater Volksbühne theater in Berlin in play „John Gabriel Borkman“ (Ibsen) with directors Vegard Vinge und Ida Müller (Norway)
Achilleas Chariskos - performer
Born in Greece in 1983 and live in Berlin. He studied as a
clown, comedian, in performing arts in Italy, in intercultural performing arts
in Berlin and dance development choreography in Amsterdam.He has worked the last
4 years with the company Teater Novogo Fronta.
Sergey Khanukaev - music composer
Born 10.06.1973 in Moscow, USSR
Before leaving Soviet Union studied Cello and Composition till pre-high school
level. Played in one of the first Berlin Russian speaking groups "Unterwasser",
other projects including experimental styles between concert hall, rock concert
Studied Composition and Audio design in HfM "Hanns Eisler" Berlin, worked at
studio for electro-acoustic music of TU Berlin, UdK, HfM "Hanns Eisler".
Author and co-author of numerous sound-installations, production of
electro-acoustic part of an opera "Geschwister Scholl". Installations were
exhibited at festivals in Berlin, Moscow, Amsterdam, Prague and many more.
Luis Albiñana Puchalt - light designer
Born in Valencia, Spain. Studied light design in Valencia, at
After worked with different companies (Acustic-Crom S.L.,
Discomovil Audiovisuales S.L., Pasarella Iluminacio S.L. and others)
designing light and building light for concerts, discothecs, concerts,
congresses, festivals. Also worked on TV-Shows (canta, Pasarella and
more). Also has a lot of theater lighting experience.
Rico Tchrantke - video/projections designer
Rico Tscharntke was born 73 and grow up in dresden. He enjoy, that he had a wider cultural
expirience, by growing up in a eastern country. After he finished school he learned the profession of
a mechanic. Later he studied communication science at the university of his hometown.
his first professional expirience, was to work, as a journalist. He worked tv stations in germany,
netherlands and portugal. Rico liked to produce about science and politics. He got honored for his
work with with two journalistic prices. Because he got bored from the circumstances a journalist
have to life with, he made a couple of documentarys. With «einen schritt weiter» he won 2003 the
menschenrechtsfilmpreis (humanitary movie award) in nürnberg. 2001 he moved to berlin and
shortly after he decided, not to work as a journalist anymore and become an artist. Since then he is
involved with the urban street culture of berlin, germany and the world.
founding of the «lichtpiraten» with Caren Mueller as an artistic project.
Since than developing it to a project with international approach.
Olga Dumova- costume set designer
Inventive Costume Designer and Costume Maker with over 10 years experience in costume production and set design. Hands–on knowledge of full life cycle of costume creation, including research, design, fitting, manufacturing and altering. Excellent interpersonal skills. Fluent in English, Russian and Hebrew.
2001 – 2007 BA and MA in Theatre Design. St. Petersburg Theatre Arts Academy, Russia
1996 – 2000 BA in Art History / Archaeology. Haifa University, Israel.
Costume Designer, Costume Maker and Assistant in different theater projects:
JAAD (Canberra, Australia), Moscow Ballet (Pittsfield, USA), “The Garden”
(Australia, Poland, Greece), Grotest Maru (Germany, Berlin), Gesher Theatre (Israel), Israel Opera (Israel)