Nathalie Frank

The multimedia performance Dummy Lab might be more special effects than actual narrative, but it's a circus worth experiencing at Chamäleon through Aug 9. more

May 4, 2015 1:00 PM Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW. The Festival for International New Drama is back Apr 17-26! Inspired by European jihadists, Swiss director Milo Rau's close-up, emotional new piece The Civil Wars opens Schaubühne's F.I.N.D. Festival on Fri Apr 17. more

Apr 14, 2015 12:45 PM Theatre & Dance

Maerzmusik (Mar 20-29), the avant-classical festival featuring cutting-edge concerts, films, and multi-disciplinary performances, returns this Fri. Ensemble Ictus opens with their multi-stage "Liquid Room" show at Haus der Berliner Festspiele. more

Mar 16, 2015 1:45 PM Theatre & Dance

Staged by Marianna Salzmann, the play brings together a multi-cultural patchwork group of people for a Christmas reunion, along with an aborted girl who regrets never being born- a humorous play with a pinch of agression and clichéd stereotypes. more

Mar 2, 2015 3:00 PM Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW. Initiated by opera singer Cornelia Lanz, a new project reimagines Così fan tutte with the help of an ensemble of professional artists and Syrian refugees. The opera makes its Berlin debut Feb 21-22 at Radialsystem. more

Feb 16, 2015 1:30 PM Theatre & Dance

Go play in the dark! In "Now I Lay Me Down", director Sabrina Hölzer of the formidable ensemble Kaleidoskop allows us to enter into a very intimate experience with music – in complete blackness. On at Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Jan 8-11, 15-18. more

Jan 7, 2015 3:00 PM , Theatre & Dance

The 2015 edition of the Sophiensaele’s yearly platform of emerging contemporary dance (Jan 8-18), focuses on crossover artists who use choreography to approach well-known pop-culture phenomena. more

Jan 5, 2015 12:00 PM Theatre & Dance

With the second Tanzen vor Weihnachten (Dec 16-21, 20:00) festival, Acker Stadt Palast invites dancers and the audience to meet just before Christmas in an experiment with intimacy as part of a wider programme of varied dance performances. more

Dec 12, 2014 1:45 PM Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW. Albrecht's NASTY PEACE, a fantasy-inspired audio tour, uses dragons and swords to explore the consequences of increasing privatisation in Kreuzberg. Experience his so-called "Game of Zones" Nov 20-Dec 6. more

Nov 17, 2014 2:00 PM Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW. From dying of tiredness to being too horny to fall asleep, our society has a sleeping disorder, say Israeli theatremakers Hila Golan, Niva Dloomy, and Ariel Nil Levy. LET'S CALL IT A DAY! runs at Theaterdiscounter, Nov 19-22. more

Nov 11, 2014 1:30 PM Theatre & Dance

Walls, walls, walls, they are all around us in many forms both physical and metaphorical, and Berlin's theatre scene is committed to celebrating the 25th anniversary of Mauerfall with myriad performances of all kinds. Here's our round-up. more

Oct 31, 2014 12:45 PM Theatre & Dance

They’ve done it all, from gibberish to neon sculptures, from playing dead to mischievous guided bus tours. Artistic Director Tim Etchells discusses the acclaimed performance collective's diverse anniversary programme at HAU theatres Oct 16-19. more

Oct 13, 2014 2:15 PM Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW. Forced Entertainment travels from their isolated Sheffield home to Berlin's HAU, Oct 16-19, to celebrate 30 years together. Artistic Director Tim Etchells reflects on the development of the internationally acclaimed performance collective. more

Oct 13, 2014 1:30 PM Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW. The summer's last open-air theatre piece will be a doozy. Collaborators Sebastian Nübling and Iver Thuwis confront the intrinsic violence of men's bodies in Fallen, which opens Sep 11 at the Maxim Gorki Theater. more

Sep 9, 2014 10:55 AM Theatre & Dance

This year’s International Literature Festival includes 15 events in English – here’s what to watch out for. The covers fly open early on September 8 for a reading of Edward Snowden interview excerpts. The festival in earnest is on Sep 10-20. more

Sep 4, 2014 2:00 PM , Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW. Wanna raise those brows to high? Berlin offers nearly three weeks of orchestral bliss all over the city with Musikfest (Sep 2-22). Star composer Rihm brings the horns in the German premiere of his new concerto, Sep 6, 7, 11 and 17. more

Sep 3, 2014 1:00 PM Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW. While summer cools down, Berlin’s stages will be heating up. Tanz im August, Berlin’s biggest international dance festival, steps up on Aug 15 around the city under the lead of new artistic director Virve Sutinen. more

Aug 11, 2014 11:40 AM Theatre & Dance

Seventeen urban tours presented by 27 artists from 12 countries: the B_Tour Festival, or International Festival of Guided Tours, rethinks Berlin through a series of hybrid artistic experiences all over the city from Aug 8-10. more

Aug 4, 2014 2:15 PM Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW. It's not exactly "Orange Is the New Black", but there's drama in Berlin's prisons too. The inmates of JVA Tegel, under the guidance of Peter Atanassow, are staging their own production of "Die Maschinenstürmer" starting June 18. more

Jun 11, 2014 2:30 PM Theatre & Dance

Moooom! Dance performance troupe She She Pop bring their actual mothers on stage for a performance of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring through video. The maternal interpretation hits the stage of HAU 1 Jun 10-12. more

Jun 6, 2014 1:00 PM Theatre & Dance

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