Evi Bauer studied Design for Performance at Wimbledon School of Art/University of the Arts London in 2006 and startet to work as a Stage Design Assistant at Münchner Kammerspiele. During that time she did further Studies in Fine Art at Academy of Fine Arts in Munich and graduated in 2010. Since then until today she carried on to work there as a permanent Lecturer and Tutor in the Stage Design Course of Katrin Brack as well a in other Art Institutions.
Since 2009 she has been working as a Stage and Costume Designer in permanent collaborations with Rimini Protokoll, Sebastian Nübling, Miloš Lólić, Felix Rothenhäusler.
Aljoscha Begrich, is Dramaturg and Stagedesigner. He studied History of Arts, Philosophy and Cultural Studies in Berlin, Buenos Aires and Mexico City. After working as stage designer in different theatres like Staatstheater Stuttgart or Oper Dortmund, he started in 2010 working continuously in different projects for Rimini Protokoll like Remote X or Truck Tracks Ruhr. After working for Schauspiel Hannover he became in 2014 Dramaturg at the Gorki Theatre Berlin.
Sebastian Brünger studied Business Administration and Political Science in Mannheim and Baltimore. 2016 PhD at the HU Berlin on how German companies deal with their Nazi past. From 2004 he worked first as an assistant, from 2007 as a dramaturge for Rimini Protokoll and researched subjects and people for projects. Since 2016 he is a research associate at the Federal Cultural Foundation and manages the funding program "Doppelpass".
Mikko Gaestel is a visual artist and filmmaker living in Berlin. He studied Art and Media at University of the Arts Berlin and Fine Arts at Iceland Academy of the Arts Reykjavik, finishing with a Meisterschüler degree. He has been working for numerous international theatre projects, including Elmgreen & Dragset, Rimini Protokoll and Lola Arias.
His own works have been exhibited at institutions including Goethe Institute New York, Bremerhaven Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Helsinki, Future Gallery Berlin and Dumbo Arts Center New York.
His documentary feature debut »The Great Fortune« won the Grand Prize at Belgrade international Film Festival 2016.
He is part of the collective Expander (together with Lilli Kuschel and Stefan Schmied), for many projects from Rimini Protokoll they created the video documentary.
Katja Hagedorn wurde1976 in Hamburg geboren. Sie studierte Komparatistik, Anglistik und Germanistik in Mainz, Dublin und Berlin. Danach arbeitete sie als Regie- und Dramaturgieassistentin am Maxim Gorki Theater und am Deutschen Theater Berlin, wo sie auch erste Dramaturgien übernahm. Bei verschiedenen Produktionen in Schweden und Norwegen arbeitete sie mit dem schwedischen Dramatiker und Regisseur Lars Norén zusammen. Von 2009 bis 2013 war sie Dramaturgin am Schauspielhaus Zürich, wo sie unter anderem mit Barbara Frey, Karin Henkel, Daniela Löffner, Sebastian Nübling, Rimini Protokoll, Ruedi Häusermann, René Pollesch und Stefan Pucher zusammenarbeitete. Außerdem ist sie als Übersetzerin tätig und nimmt einen Lehrauftrag für Dramaturgie an der Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart und der Universität Luxemburg wahr. Seit 2013 arbeitet sie als freischaffende Dramaturgin, zum Beispiel am Maxim Gorki Theater Berlin, dem Schauspielhaus Zürich, der Oper Amsterdam, dem Théâtre Vidy Lausanne, dem Berliner Ensemble oder beim Manchester International Festival. Eine regelmäßige Zusammenarbeit verbindet sie inbesonders mit Sebastian Nübling, Rimini Protokoll und Ruedi Häusermann.
Dominic Huber is a scenographer and works regularly as a project author of his own productions with actors, spaces and animated situations in theaters, museums or in real locations. He is particularly interested in the shifts in reality for spectators and visitors in the role of active observers. As a stage designer he works regularly with Toshiki Okada, Sebastian Nübling and Lola Arias. The intensive collaboration with Rimini Protokoll started 2008.
He completed an education as a display artist with Karstadt in Saarbrücken, before moving to Berlin in February '89. Here he studied theatre studies and comparative literature at Freie Universität, while running the independent venue “Theaterdock in der Kulturfabrik” together with Gesine Danckwart and other students.
In 1998, he meets René Pollesch and becomes his assistant for the Heidi Hoh-trilogy at Podewil in Berlin. Together with Pollesch he moves to Schauspielhaus Hamburg in 2000, where, for three years, he works as the director's assistant of Stefan Pucher, Jan Bosse, Michael Laub, Luc Perceval and Jérôme Bel. Questions of representation and (theatrical-)architecture move more and more into the centre of his (theatre-)interest.
During their work on Deadline, he meets Rimini Protokoll in Hamburg. A close collaboration with Stefan Kaegi for Cargo Sofia-Xbegins in 2005. For four years, Karrenbauer tours, together with two Bulgarian truck drivers, through Europe and the Middle East, before developing new versions for festivals in Tokyo, Singapore and the EXPO in Shanghai. Together with Kaegi and Lola Arias he implements the festival Ciudades Paralelas in Cork, Warsaw and Singapore and sets up Call Cutta in a Box in multiple cities.
Together with Aljoscha Begrich, Helgard Haug and Kaegi, he reactivates the Cargo-Truck as a mobile auditorium for Truck Tracks Ruhrand subsequently develops DO's & DONT's with Begrich and Haug. Since 2013, he sets up and adapts Kaegi's audiowalk Remote X in large and small cities around the world.
Andreas Mihan studied Applied Theater Studies in Giessen and works as a writer, director, light and video artist. The aim of his documentary-fictitious works is to break up the view of actual events and to trace the contour of the real in the space of possibility by linking it with artistic questions.
Barbara Morgenstern is an electronic musician, composer and choir-conductor.
Since 1998, she has released 7 solo-records at the Berlin based label Monika Enterprise, which were accompanied by numerous live performances.
2003/2004 Barbara Morgenstern was invited by the Goethe Institute to play a world tour with 34 stations. She collaborated with Robert Wyatt, Robert Lippok, Stefan Schneider, Bill Wells, Hauschka, Lucrecia Dalt, Julia Kent, Gudrun Gut, T.Raumschmiere, Justus Köhncke, Station 17 etc.
She also is part of the project „barner 16“ in Hamburg, a project wich works with handicapped musicians. As a part of that she is the producer of „Stille Vann“, the female barner 16 group.
Since June 2007, she is the head of the "Chor der Kulturen der Welt" at the House of World Cultures / Berlin. Besides the rehearsals she is curating the programm, writing compositions and arrangements.
Since 2012 in permanent collaborations with Rimini Protokoll.
Nikolas Neecke a.o. Studies in Audio-Design in the "Elektronisches Studio" at the Highschool of Music in Basel with Diploma. Working as freelancer in Sounddesign, Composing and Production of music for different purposes so as Theater, Silent Movies, Videoinstallations, Fashionshows and Lectures. Realisation of interactiv Soundinstallations and Soundart that are presented under the label "SONOgames" and "useful_updates".
Cornelius Puschke absolvierte ein Studium der Germanistik und Kulturanthropologie in Hamburg. Als Dramaturg begleitete zahlreiche Stücke und Projekte von Rimini Protokoll, darunter „100% Berlin“, „Hausbesuch Europa“ und „Chinchilla Arschloch, waswas". Er war Gastprofessor für Dramaturgie an der HAW Hamburg und hatte Engagements am Maxim Gorki Theater und bei den Berliner Festspielen.
Grit Schuster is an interaction designer, game designer and video artist based in Berlin.
For Rimini Protokoll she designs and animates video contents and implements custom-tailored systems for protagonists or participants to interact with elements of the performance.
Ioanna Valsamidou studied Business Administration (BA), Psychology (MA) and Theatre.
Since 2011 she is working as a theatre creator, writer and dramaturg. Her phd. dissertation in Viadrina Europa Universitaet, is an experimental research on biographies and theatrical experiences, for which she wrote and co-directed the performances "I/The Gambler" (2016), and "Rouletenburg" (2017), with the participation of ex-addicts in gambling and their wives.
She co-founded and directs artistically since 2015, with Yolanda Markopoulou, the greek platform "mind the fact", an artistic laboratory project with vulnderable groups: refugees, homeless, juvenile offenders, ex-addicts, children living in shelters. This permanent work culmiates in presentations like an international festival "with real stories of people living amongst us, not always visible"- for 2017 funded by Stavros Niarchos Foundation.