Michael Tschechow Studio Berlin
Acting School and actor training
[german] Google+

Teachers and Trainers

 

Jobst Langhans

Born 1955 (director, actor, drama teacher)
Studied Church music and philosophy, private drama training with Else Bongers and Jürgen v. Alten. Has been engaged by various stages in Berlin, Germany and abroad as actor and director. 1983-95 director of the theaterforum kreuzberg. Since 1984 director of the Michael Tschechow Studio Berlin. Initiator and organiser of the first International Michael Tschechow Conference in Berlin in 1992 and the fourth Michael Chekhov Workshop (MCIW) in Berlin in 1995. 1992-95 Minister or the International Michael Chekhov Association. Since 1998 director of the WERKBÜHNE BERLIN. Guest lecturer/director at drama schools in Germany and abroard. Director of masterclasses in Moscow, London, Madrid, Riga, Glasgow, Amsterdam, New York, Zagreb, Helsinki, Istanbul and others. Master lecturer/teacher of the Michael Chekhov Association - USA. Training partner for organizational development

Director of MTSB - Subjects: Chekhov Training, Scene Work, Theory, Directing, Judo

 

Beate Krützkamp

Born 1961 (Teacher of speech and drama)
Studied speech and drama at Alanus University, Alfter/Bonn.
Teacher at the Michael Tschechow Studio Berlin and at the University of the Arts, Berlin (for breath, voice and text in the Department of Theatre Education).
Theater projects with students and disabled persons.
Since 1989 - 'Scenic literature projects'.

Director of first and second advanced year - Subjects: Speech, scene reading

Jörg Andrees

Born 1951 (director, drama teacher)
Studied Film directing in Babelsberg. Works as Film and Television director.
Since 1981 Theatre director (eg. theaterforum kreuzberg) 1993 Founder of the Vocational Acting Seminar.
Intiator and organiser of the first International Michael Tschechow Conference in Berlin in 1992 and the fourth Michael Chekhov Workshop (MCIW) in Berlin in 1995.
Director of masterclasses in England, Irland, Switzerland and Russia. Works as a drama therapist and business trainer.

 Director of the Vocational Acting Seminar - Subjects: Tschechow Training, scene work.

Sarah Kane

Born 1952 (Artistic Associate, Acting and Speech)
Trained in Rudolf and Marie Steiner's Creative Speech and in Michael Chekhov's approach to acting and theater in Germany, Switzerland and Britain.
From 1989-96 she was head of the Speech and Drama program at Emerson College, UK, where she taught Creative Speech and Michael Chekhov's approach to acting, and researched their interconnections. Ms. Kane co-founded The Michael Chekhov Centre UK in 1995, to promote and develop Chekhov's artistic legacy; she then founded 'threshold theatre' in 1997, to further investigate Chekhov's techniques in rehearsal and performance. She performed regularly as a speaker for movement companies and as an actor in the UK for fifteen years. Ms. Kane became a freelance teacher, director and performer between 1996 and 2002, working regularly in Europe, Britain and the United States. She taught Creative Speech at the University of Plymouth, UK, and the Chekhov approach at Cygnet Training Theatre in Exeter and at The London Centre for Theatre Studies. In 2002 she became Artistic Associate at the Stanislavsky Theater Studio in Washington DC, with responsibility for ensemble speech and acting, as well as performing and directing in the company.

Subjects: Tschechow Training, scene work, project work

Andrea Pinkowski

Born 1966 (actress)
Studied acting at Neue Münchner Schauspielschule. She won the award "Förderpreis des Theaters der Landeshauptstadt München".
She has been working at Staatstheater Stuttgart, Sophiensaele Berlin, Bochum, Theater Magdeburg, Schauspiel Kiel, Staatstheater Oldenburg a. o.

Subjects: Scene work

http://www.andreapinkowski.de/

Ilse Ritter

Born 1944 (actress)
She started her carreer in 1963 at Stadttheater Darmstadt, where she has been working until 1967. After that, she worked at Wuppertaler Bühnen, Staatstheater Stuttgart, Deutsche Schauspielhaus Hamburg, Schauspielhaus Düsseldorf, Schaubühne Berlin, Schauspielhaus Bochum, Burgtheater Wien.
In 1985 and 1994 she was actress of the year.
She is member of the Free Academie of Arts Hamburg and the German Academie of performing arts. Today she is member of the Ensemble of the Berliner Ensemble.
Thomas Bernhard wrote the play "Ritter, Dene, Voss" which was dedicated to Kirsten Dene, Gert Voss and Ilse Ritter. The Play was directed by Claus Peymann and performed in 1986 at the Salzburg Festival.
She has been working with directors like Hans Bauer, Luc Bondy, Klaus Michael Grüber, Matthias Hartmann, Christoph Marthaler, Hans Neuenfels, Claus Peymann, Peter Stein, Jossi Wieler, Wilfried Minks, Robert Wilson, Peter Zadek und Armin Holz.

Subjects: Scene work

Beatrice Scharmann

Born 1961 (self-employed director and production assistent)
Studied at the MTSB. Worked with Giorgio Stehler at the Teatre I'Odeon Paris and with Michael Gruner at the Staatstheater Stuttgart and worked at the Deutsches Theater Berlin.
Assistant at the Staartstheater Stuttgart, Landestheater Neustrelitz Mecklenburg, and with films. Engaged as director by Landestheater Neustrelitz Mecklenburg, Theater Halberstadt, etc. Has had several productions of musicals, opera and speech theatre. Casting agent for ZDF.

Subjects: Scene work, Directing

Justus Carrière

Born 1956 (actor, director)
Studied at Hochschule Ernst Busch, Berlin.
Acting engagements: Faust-Ensemble Peter Stein, Volksbühne Berlin, Thalia Theater Hamburg, Stadttheater Aachen, Landesbühne Hannover, etc. Work for film, television and radio: RBB and Deutschlandfunk
Drama teacher at various drama schools, amonst others: Hochschule Ernst Busch, Berlin.

Subjects: Scene work, Directing

Paul Weismann

Born 1956 (Actor, Director)
Studied at Max-Reinhardt-Seminar in Vienna- subsequent deepening of his training at Thèatre de la Mandragòre in Paris with Wolfram Mehring, Tabori-Workshop, Musical Studio in Munich and in Ruth Zaporahs Action Theater. Until 1986 Paul Weismann had continuous solid contracts at various stages, from 1993 until 1996 he played at the Staatstheater Stuttgart. Guest engagements have taken him to different theaters - among them Theater in der Josefstadt Vienna, Stadttheater Klagenfurt, Nationaltheatre Ljubljana, die Freilichtspiele Schwäbisch Hall and Stadttheater Nürnberg. In Stuttgart and Vienna Paul Weismann also directed various musicals for children and in both cities he has teaching assignments as acting teacher.

Subjects: Scene work

Rudolf Krause

Born 1964 in Karlsruhe (actor)
Drama training at the Hochschule der Künste, Berlin
Engagements: at the Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz, Landesbühne Wilhelmshaven, Fasson Theater Zürich, Werkbühne Berlin, Neuköllner Oper, among others.
Teaching and artistic training at "Lichtenberger Institut für Gesang und Instrumentalspiel" in the "Funktionalen Methode nach Gisela Rohmert".
Various roles in television. Absorbed in a study of the forms of improvisation theatre. Member of the group Theatersport, Berlin. Director of training. Grimme prize-winner 2003 for "Unter Verdacht - Verdecktes Spiel " (ZDF/arte).

Subjects: Improvisation, Scene work

Feodor Stepanov

Born 1967 (actor in Moscow)
Studied automatic pilot engineering at the Institute for air and space technology.
Trained as an actor at the "Masterkaja" drama school where he also later worked as an actor. Trained at the School for Speech and Drama at the Goetheanum, Dornach.
Teacher at the state Institute for Film (vGiK), Moscow. Actor at the "Aktem" Theatre. Co-founder of the "Schule des Spiels", Moscow. Engagements: for various theatre, film, and radio productions in Russia, England and Germany.

Subjects: Improvisation

Christiane Görner

Born 1964 (Speech teacher)
Studied speech and drama at Dornach and Stuttgart.
Since 1992 freelance stage activity.
Study of Chekhov method in MTSB 1996/97.
Since 2011 Lecturer in Speech at the Seminar for Waldorf Education Berlin.

Subjects: Speech Training, Scene work (Vocational Acting Seminar)

http://www.christianegoerner.de/

Dido-Marie Laux

Born 1974 (Speachformater, acting coach, teacher and Drama teacher)
Studied Speachformating und Acting at Alanus Hochschule, Chekhov Foundation Year 1996/97 at the MTSB, Thomas Scheidegger, Zürich.
Teacher for speech, drama and theater education. Consultant and coach for companies, organizations and individuals in the implementation of their communication strategies and processes, with the focus of behavioral psychology and neuroscience communication.

Subjects: Speech Training (Chekhov Foundation Year), Theatre Education (Vocational Acting Seminar)

Falko Glomm

Born 1966 (actor, speaker, Coach)
Speaker for: Synchron, Public Relation, Audioguides & -descriptions;
Director of the Berliner Dunkeltheaters; Author & Director of diffrent plays at the Dunkelbühne;
Speechcoach for autdition;
Theaterprojekts at Schools, dm-drogeriemarkt and adult education;

Subjects: Speech training (Advanced Training)

Guido Medl

Born 1967 (Speachformater, Trainer, Coach)
Studied Speachformating und Acting at Alanus Hochschule. Then he visited the Chekhov Foundation Year 1996/97 at the MTSB.
Since 2004 freelance activities as Teacher, Trainer and Coach und Berater in adult education with a focus on: speech and voice training.
Communication and leadership training,
Motivational and presentation skills,
Personality development & consulting.

Subjects: Speech Training (Chekhov Foundation Year)

http://www.guidomedl.de/

Maria Thomaschke

Born 1977 (Singer, Actress)
Studied classical singing at University for Musik Lübeck.
Worked as an Actress in various fringe theater productions. Since 2004 freelance as a chanson Singer and Actress. Prize winner at the National Singing Competition (2003 and 2005). Various Master classes and workshops in, inter alia, Pop and jazz singing and composition. As a lecturer for stage song currently work at the MTSB at the University of Arts, Berlin.

Subjects: Singing

http://www.maria-chanson.de/

Boris Leibold

*1973 (Musician)
Studied music at Mannheim. At that time he was the musical director at the State Theatre Marburg. Other engagements in Germany (including Oldenburg State Theatre, Mecklenburg State Theatre, State Theatre Mainz), Austria and Italy. Awarded for his work as music comedian with the "Folkwang-Prize" and the "Magdeburg ball lightning".
Currently the musical director at the theater Paderborn. Records where he was responsible for musicals, recitals and children's play musics.
Since 2013 lecturer for song interpretation at the Academy of Dramatic Arts "Ernst Busch".

Fächer: Gesang

http://borisleibold.de/

Iru Mun

* 1977 (Pianist, choral conductor, composer)
Studying piano and music pedagogy in Karlsruhe and at the University of Arts Berlin.
As a pianist and accompanist concerts including in Switzerland, France, Portugal and Mexico.
2003-2012 music teacher and choir director at the Waldorf School in Berlin-southeast
Since 2008, pianist and singer of the trio Iru Mun
Since 2012 music teacher at the Waldorf School in Kreuzberg /
lecturer at the Institute for Waldorf Education Berlin

Fächer: Chor

Nikolai Orloff

Nikolai Orloff comes from Minsk and has lived in Berlin since 1997. Since 2003 engagement at the Renaissance Theater Berlin with Catherine Lange in "The Artificial Silk Girl," Angela Winkler in "Journey to Jerusalem" and Daniela Ziegler in "Master Class", and with Jürgen Thormann in "Wherever the world was at its best." Collaboration with Volker Kühn, inter alia in "Zores we have enough ... - Cabaret at the Jewish Cultural Association "with Judy Winter, Ilja Richter and others; concerts with Gisela May in Mainz and in the program" Eisler meets Tucholsky "at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin; appearances with Gayle Tufts show" White Christmas "in the TIPI the tent; 2004 and 2006 musical direction of "Lübeck summer operetta", "I'm what you've forgotten - Valery Tscheplanowa sings Fassbinder / Raben" on DT Berlin (2007-9); Second musical director in "My Fair Lady" and pianist in "the Producers" on Admiral Palace in Berlin (2008-9); guest pianist for the "Comedian Harmonists". Lecturer in song interpretation in the theater program at the University of the Arts.

Subjects: musical director, accompanist

Sonja Zausch

Born 1968 (dancer, Sozialeurythmistin MA, baker)
Teacher and instructor at the Academy Emil Molt, Berlin.
Lecturer at the Alanus University in Alfter near Bonn (Divisions Master Vocational Education and Bachelor in Business).
Lecturer at the Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences, Berlin (Department of Bachelor of Social Work).
Seminars and courses in contexts with People with support needs and mental illness.
Seminars for the "Friends of Waldorf Education" (Federal Voluntary Service) in Foundations of Anthroposophy, Waldorf education, eurythmy, Special education.
Lecturer at the Free College for Social, Berlin.

Subjects: Dance

Jörg Brennecke

Born 1956 (Mime und Pantomime)
Studied at the "1. Berliner Schule für Mime und Pantomime" with Frau Prof. Marie-Luise Anger.
1987 Studied in Paris with Daniel Stein.
1994-97 Trained in Chen Stil Taiji Quan with Zhou Ben Fan (Beijing).
1983-86 member of the "Berliner Pantomimetheaters".
Since 1984 solo performer with performances in Japan, France, Poland, etc. Taken part in various Mime festivals.
Teacher of mime. Director of a training for mime and pantomime in Berlin.

Subjects: Pantomime, Neutral Mask

http://www.brennecke-pantomime.de

Bernhard Mumm

Born 1960 (Feldenkrais Practitioner)
Trained in the Feldenkrais Method with Mia Segal (first assistant of Moshe Feldenkrais)
Many years experience and training in the Japanese combat art Aikido.
Runs his own practice and works as a teacher in the realms of drama and conflict management.

Subjects: Feldenkrais, Aikido

http://www.feldenkrais-berlin.net
Stefan Lenz

Born 1962 (director, drama teacher/therapist)
Studied drama with G. Mundorff, Stuttgart.
Movement training with Carina Schmid, Hamburg.
Since 1996 teacher for physical training and acting technique at the MTSB.
Teacher of stick fighting and fencing at the UdK, Berlin.

Subjects: Fencing

http://www.buehnenfechtkunst.de/

 
 Contact / Information

© Michael Tschechow Studio Berlin