Anna-Katharina lives and works in Berlin.
Director and producer of the creation NORA by 7women Company supported by Zirkus ON 2023/2024
Researcher „From creative freedom to strategic mobility- Questions…" funded by Fonds Darstellenden Künste, Neustart Kultur 04-06 2023
Movement Director and coach for MHz, Glasgow, production TERRA, co-funded by British Council 2023
Production Manager for Roman Škadra in collaboration with Ute Classen
Anna-Katharina is an actress and theatre pedagogue, director, producer, manager and networker. Since 2006 she is familiar with contemporary circus arts and works since many years in that field.
Anna-Katharina is master of the Michael Chekhov acting technique and teaches her own workshop series YOUR CREATIVE SPACE and regularly at the Michael Chekhov International Academy.
Anna-Katharina coaches and accompanies artists in their creative processes. Since 2021 Anna-Katharina is team member of BUZZ Berlin and was (pausing) in charge of the mentoring program at the creative alliance Zirkus ON from 2022-2023.
She is founder and was the artistic director and producer of the Zentrum für bewegte Kunst e.V.- Circus Sonnenstich until 2020. For Circus Sonnenstich´s productions she collaborated with many different artists, theatres and festivals. The organisation and its Circus Sonnenstich, consisting of artists living with Trisomy 21, is producing contemporary circus shows and the educational program IN.ZIRQUE® on inclusive circus pedagogy which A.-K.co-developed.
In addition to her artistic work, Anna-Katharina has gained a lot of experience as a producer in the socio-cultural field.
In her productions she is also involved in costume design, music production, stage & light concepts.
Through her experience at the ZBK e.V. Anna-Katharina is an expert for inclusion and specialized for coaching people with special needs at film and TV-sets.
Anna-Katharina works permanently on her own artistic development with research and participation in performances, workshops and music production.
She received her artistic education et al: European Theatre Institute Berlin, Michael Chekhov International Academy, Seneca Intensive Berlin, Rosalia Chladek®System Vienna.
SHOW CREATION • selection
(In cooperation with her team AK is responsible for artistic direction, costume design, music development and set.)
• 2021 • 2222/ π, Kollektiv 404, Abschlussarbeit die Etage/ Berlin Circus Festival
• 2021 • NORA by 7women company 1st creation phase • contemporary circus & theatre (Internationales Frauen*Theaterfestival)
• 2019 • Circus Sonnenstich • Gala Show KaraK (Chamäleon Theater)
• 2019 • Kulturfest Circus Sonnenstich (Säälchen Holzmarkt25 Berlin)
• 2018/ 2019 • Circus Sonnenstich • WABI-SABI eigenARTig-einzigARTig (Admiralspalast Studio, Jatka78 Prague, Berlin Circus Festival)
• 2018 • Cabuwazi Treptow • SHAPESHIFTERS nature
• 2018 • Circus Sonnenstich • Gala Show TANDEM (Chamäleon Theater)
• 2017 • Circus Sonnenstich • Gala Show einzigARTig (Chamäleon Theater)
• 2017 • Circus Sonnenstich Junior • DIE GEHEIMNISVOLLE(N)18 ( Theater Forum Kreuzberg)
• 2016 • Circus Sonnenstich • Gala Show ZU.HAUSE (Chamäleon Theater)
• 2015 • Circus Sonnenstich • Gala Show 18 JAHRE (Chamäleon Theater)
• 2015 • Circus Akademie Berlin • COLORFUL WATER
• 2015 • Chamäleon Theater • host of the format OFFNIGHT
• 2014 • Circus Sonnenstich • Gala Show SWITCH remixed (Chamäleon Theater)
• 2014 • Circus Akademie Berlin • BREATHE
• 2014 • Circus Sonnenstich • SWITCH auss welt innen ( Theater Rambazamba, Theater Thikwa, Fabrik Potsdam)
• 2013 • Circus Sonnenstich • BEWEGTE BEGEGNUNGEN (Chamäleon Theater)
• 2013 • Circus Akademie Berlin • COME ON IN AND SMILE AS YOU PASS
• 2012 • Circus Sonnenstich • Gala Show 15 JAHRE (Wintergarten Varité Berlin)
• 2010 • Circus Sonnenstich • BEZIEHUNGS-WEISE (Theater Rambazamba, Theater Thikwa, CIRKO Helsinki, Festival KUFE 12)
• 2000 - 2011 • various theatre & circus productions for youth