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Daniel Wetzel

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born 1969 in Konstanz, Germany, lives in Berlin and Athens, Greece.

1990-2000 Applied Theatre Science / Performance Studies, Giessen University (Institut für Angewandte Theaterwissenschaft). / Working on his PHD on „the act of taking pictures as a performative“.
Since 2004 Daniel Wetzel and Rimini Protokoll are based at Hebbel am Ufer (HAU) Berlin.

Projects in performance / theatre and related disciplines. Since 1997 most of the works deal with actors and specialists of non-art theatre disciplines like being a pilot, kid, pensionist, working as an engineer, a street cleaner or selling something. / Lectures and seminars related to those works and their strategies.

1990-1999 Projects with John Jesurun, Ritsaert ten Cate, BAK-Truppen, Tim Staffel, Helena Waldmann, Finn Junker, Marcus Dross, Christiane Hommelsheim, Tobias Dusche, Johannes Grebert / Thilo Reuter, Otmar Wagner, Winfried Tobias and others.

1995-98: Haug / Dross / Wetzel (UNGUNSTRAUM) - a series of ca. 20 site specific performances and side projects in Germany, France, the Nederlands and Belgium.

– since 1999: theatre and radio projects with Helgard Kim Haug: O-Ton Ü-Tek Deutschland-Radio Berlin, 2000 / Apparat Herz Deutschland-Radio Berlin, 2001 / Apparat Berlin Berlin, Prater der Volksbühne 2001/2002 / Undo ORB 2002 / Deutschland 2 WDR 2002 / Wundersame Welt der Übertragung vol. 1-3 SWR 2003 / Markt der Märkte Bonn, Marktet Place / Theater Bonn, 2003/2004 / Hot Spots - HMOUN EDO Athens, Theseum Theatre, 2004 / Alles muss raus! WDR 2004 / Blueprint Wallenstein working title, Mannheim 2005

– since 2000: Theatre and radio projects with Helgard Haug and Stefan Kaegi (since 2002 those and other collaborations of the members are labeled as Rimini Protokoll projects):

Kreuzworträtsel Boxenstopp Frankfurt, Mousonturm, 2000/2001 / Sitzgymnastik Boxenstopp Radioplay, 2001 / Shooting Bourbaki. Ein Knabenschiessen Luzern, Luzerntheater 2002, coproduced with the swiss Expo02, Sophiensaele Berlin, Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg / Neues Cinema, BIT Bergen / Avantgarden Teaterhused Trondheim, Norway; Winner of of the NRW Impulse Festival Award 2002 / Sonde Hannover Hannover, Festival Theaterformen /Deutschland 2 collaboration with Bernd Ernst, Bonn, Festival Theater der Welt 2002 / Deadline Hamburg, Deutsches Schauspielhaus, coproduction with Hebbel am Ufer Berlin, Schauspielhannover, Burgtheater Wien, 2003/04 / The Midnight Special Agency Brussels, Kunsten Festival des Arts, 2003 / Zeugen! Ein Strafkammerspiel Berlin, HAU 2 / Schauspielhannover, 2004 / Sabenation. Go home & follow the news Brussels, Kunsten Festival des Arts / Braunschweig, Festival Theaterformen, coproduced with Showburg Rotterdam, 2004 / Brunswick Airport. Weil der Himmel uns braucht Braunschweig, Festival Theaterformen, 2004 / Schwarzenbergplatz. Le manuel du protocol (working title). Vienna, Kasino (Burgtheater), opening: december 4, 2004

watch out for his compilations with the Brown Sugar DJ Team: You can count on me, 2003, and Welcome to the basement, 2001 - (CD and double vinyl, Brown Sugar Records).

Projects of Daniel Wetzel