Season 2022/23

Season 2022/23 included young participants sent by the following partner institutions:
KLIKER Festival / Junges Theater Bremen / „Starke Stücke“-Festival / TaO! – Theater am Ortweinplatz / Westwind Festival

Chiara Aprea

Chiara has always been fascinated by the potential of both verbal and non-verbal communication. This brought her from Naples to Vienna, where she pursued a BA in Contemporary Dance at MUK and is completing one in Transcultural Communication at ZTW.

Sunčica Bandić

Sunčica began her artistic journey in the ballet studio of HNK Split, where she performed in repertory performances. She then moved to Zagreb to study Contemporary Dance. Currently, she is in the 'Master of Arts Pedagogy' programme at MUK Academy in Vienna.

Judith Bethke

Judith studies Applied Theatre in Gießen and is a guest student of Directing in Sarajevo. She works interdisciplinarily (i.a. at „geteiltdurchdrei kollektiv“), often on socio-political issues.

Josip Bišćan

After finishing a degree of Zootechnics, Josip now studies Nonverbal Theatre at the Academy of Art and Culture in Osijek. He is a self-taught dancer and works as a choreographer and teacher for urban dance at a local dance studio in Osijek.

Jelena Buden

Jelena studies Multimedia in Varaždin, Croatia. She leaves the movement to her colleagues, creates and works with paper, graphics, set design and shapes.

Benjamin Cromme

Benni is involved in spoken theatre, dance, performance, audio production and theatre education, and has been active in the independent scene since 2018. Benni conducts interdisciplinary research at the Institute for Applied Theatre Studies in Gießen.

Anna Eibel

Anna was born in Austria in 2003. Her artistic journey started at a technical highschool for art and design. It is her goal to never stop exploring different ways of expressing herself artistically, which is why she has been taking classes for improvisational theater at TaO! in Graz since 2022.

Laurens Gujber

Laurens studies Entrepreneurship and is interested in building modern cultural work environments. In his art, he combines his varied interests ranging from acting, directing, graphic and video design and cultural management to create intense experiences.

Tim Habe

Tim started performing arts when he was 8 years old and played at the Oper Graz and Salzburger Festspiele. He studied history, political science and Hebrew, works in film and is obsessed with Reclam books and Waldmeister.

Hannah Hochreiter

Hannah was born in 2003 in Linz. She is part of a student acting group at TaO! Graz and also participated in several theatre projects in her hometown. Hannah released her first single „Regentag“ in March 2023 under the name hannamaria.

Ena Huremović

Ena currently studies for her master's degree as an engineer of multimedia technology at University North in Varaždin. She is interested in advancing as a visual storyteller who uses various softwares or hand art to transform ideas into unique designs.

Natalia-Danai Koutrolikou

With a special focus on her senses and an interdisciplinary work, Natalia explores new forms of creative expression. She usually performs them through dance and theatre on stage or mediates them in workshops.

Isaak Kudaschov

Born in 2001, Isaak advocates for more community and postmigrant joy. In his artistic practice, he prefers queer narratives. He acts, dances, paints, performs, sings, translates, writes and dreams.

Karla Mitrović

Karla has been dancing since 2012. She studies Media & Public Relations alongside Nonverbal Theatre at the Academy of Arts and Culture in Osijek, Croatia. She choreographs and teaches young dancers at a local dance studio.

Hannah Patricia Müller

Hannah is a theatre maker in social fields, searching for ways to combine dance and theatre, where she puts her focus on the elements of body, room and lyrics. She is currently based in Bremen and has recently finished her BA degree in Theater Pedagogy at the HKS.

Rebekka Pattison

Rebekka works as a producer for choreographer Amelia Uzategui Bonilla. She moves between dramaturgy & production for dance, theatre & performance, English-German translation & performing. She loves doing artist & audience care.

Hannah Portev

Born 2001 in Potsdam, Hannah has experience in theatre pedagogy and festival organisation. She is building a life as a freelance theatre maker, working in collective art projects as an organiser and performer, currently experimenting with poetry and voice.

Vicky Prägant

Born in 1999, Vicky was part of TURBOtheater Villach as an actor, assistant, and organizer for various projects. For the last few years, they have been studying Theatre, Film and Media Studies. In 2022, they also started their own theatre group, Seifendrama.

Feline Przyborowski

Born in Köln, 2000 (sagittarius), Feline works in different theatrical and artistic fields, mainly as a performer and writer/director and currently focuses on exploring vulnerability, (queer) love and co.

Emma Barbara Rose

Emma is connected to the arts through various branches. What forms her most, is her connection to social art,music making and performing arts in general. Theater for young audiences are especially close to her heart.

Klarisse Roth

Born in 2004 in Cologne, Klarisse finished high school in 2022 with a focus on literature, arts and culture. She currently works at Comedia Theater and explores different artistic areas.

Jura Ruža

Born in Varaždin in 1999, Jura is an actor and performing artist who has appeared both on film and stage. He has experience in drama plays, puppet shows, non-verbal performances and his own one-man shows.

Karla Špiranec

Karla is an MA student of Nonverbal Theatre and Media & PR at the Academy of Arts and Culture in Osijek, where she has also finished a BA degree of Culture, Media and Management. She has been a dancer of many forms and genres for most of her life.

Anabela Sulić

Anabela is an actor, puppeteer and performer born in Požega. As a student, she started creating theatre for young audiences. She continued to build her knowledge at The Academy of Arts and Culture in Osijek and co-founded the organisation Glinjol Teatar.

Ruth Süpple

Ruth studies Applied Theatre in Gießen and works interdisciplinarily and collectively in fields of performance art, cultural management, sound, video and light design, i.a. with geteiltdurchdrei kollektiv.

Laura Belén Yurtöven

Laura works as a scenograph and costume designer for films and theatre. In her Studio LABOR in Wiesbaden, she hosts exhibitions and events for local and international artists. Laura captures the world via paintings, sculpture, graphics or photography.