Fit for the stage. Fit for the future I

Audition preparation for actors – who are non-native speakers (free of charge for participants)

Time period: 28.09.-2020-08.05.2020

Workshops: Mondays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Individual coaching and development of audition roles by arrangement (1 hour per week)
  • Intensive work phases before public presentations
    PLACE: Panda platforma in the Kulturbrauerei (in the small yard), Knaackstr. 97, 10435 Berlin
    Further seminar rooms: Winsstr. 13 and Schönfließer Str. 7, Prenzlauer Berg

Information events

on 01.09.2020 and
on 14.09.2020 each at 2 p.m.
PLACE: Theaterhaus Berlin Mitte, Wallstr. 32/House C, 10179 Berlin

What we offer:

experienced and artistically renowned team of lecturers


Preparation for auditions

  • Joint selection and creation of 3 audition roles and one song in the context of workshops and individual coaching
  • Preparation of application documents, including free job-specific application photos
  • audition training, self-marketing
  • Psychological consultation
  • Public presentations in front of a professional audience on 17.12.2020 and on 18.12.2020


  • Joint development of a research-based production on the topic “Social Utopias
    PREMIERE on 07.05.2021
    Another performance on 08.05.2020
  • Development of a professional network, professional alternatives, legal advice, support during the application process

Continuous from 28.09.2020 to 08.05.2020

  • Intensive work on pronunciation (bi-weekly workshops on speech training, individual coaching on speech training once a month)
  • Individual coaching (direction, job coaching)
  • Workshops for physical training and singing

Further Information

Project advisory council:

Ms. Dr. Natalie Bloch, deputy director of the Theatre Studies and Interculturalism at the University of Luxembourg,
Ms. Ricarda Ciontos, artistic director of Nordwind Festival in Berlin,
Mr. Nils Haarmann, dramaturge at the Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz, Berlin,
Ms. Nina Tsonkidis, integration commissioner of the Pankow district in Berlin,
Mr. Georg Vierthaler, chairman of the Berlin Regional Association of the Deutsches Bühnenverein.


Physical training, Dance

Ayaka Azechi, dancer, choreographer, dance pedagogue
Dance training in Nishimotochou/ Japan. Guest member of the ensemble of Sasha Waltz & Guests. Works with Sasha Waltz: 2009 Dialoge 09, MAXXI national museum (Rome) and Neues Museum (Berlin), 2010 Continu, 2014 Matsukaze, 2015 Roméo et Juliette (Hector Berlioz/2015, Deutsche Oper Berlin), 2015 Sacre, 2018 Körper, 2020 noBody. Furthermore, works with Miyako Kato, Fumiyo Ikeda and solo performances.


Veronika Böhle, pedagogue for voice, singer
1994 – 1997 vocal training at the Institute for Functional Voice Training, Lichtenberg and Venice, 1991 – 1997 jazz singing with Anne-Marie Moss, Manhattan School of Music, NYC. Active as a voice teacher since 1977.
Engagements as a singer: 1992 – 1994 Opera choir engagements with the Dicapo Opera Company and Brooklyn Lyric Opera, New York City. 1995 – 1997 member of the Gregorian Ensemble Cantrices, 2001 – 2004 member of the Bulgarian Vocal Ensemble Lyutenitsa. 2005 – 2006 theater tour with the Theater Fliegende Fische through Croatia, Czech Republic, India, Nepal. 2007 – 2016 Engagement with Solistenensemble Phoenix16, free projects. 2017 – 2019 foundation of Les Fleurs du Mal vocal ensemble, concerts in Dresden, Meissen, Berlin, Chemnitz.

Project management, Work on monologues, Audition training, Coaching

Dr. Monika Dobrowlanska, theatre director, author, Prix-Tournesol prizewinner at the Festival d’Avignon 2017 in the category Beyond Borders.
She studied Theatre Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow as well as at the Ruhr University in Bochum (degree – doctorate, with distinction) and successfully completed an international directing and acting class at the Moscow Academy of Theatre Arts GITIS and postgraduate studies in cultural management at the SGH Warsaw School of Economics (graduated with distincion).  Since 2002 she has been living and working as a freelance director in Berlin, where she has collaborated with the Maxim Gorki Theater, Hebbel Theater, Akademie der Künste, Kunsthaus Tacheles, FEZ-Berlin and Werkstatt der Kulturen. In September 2012, she founded the intercultural artists’ collective multicultural city in Berlin, with which she is developing documentary theatre productions. She also works as a freelance director in Germany, Poland, Italy and Belarus. Her productions have been invited several times to international theatre festivals.

Speech training

Prof. Karl-Ludwig Otto, speech coach, former directore of drama course and dean of the Faculty of Performing Arts at the Berlin University of Arts
Studied phonetics/german philology and literature at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg. From 1973 -1989 speech teacher at the Staatliche Schauspielschule Berlin, later at the drama school Ernst Busch in the fields of puppetry and acting. Since September 1989: Freelance work as a speech teacher in Berlin, including teaching assignments and guest professorships at the HdK Berlin, at Schillertheater, at the radio station Freies Berlin, at private acting schools and independent theatre projects. September 1994 – February 1996: Speech teacher at Bayerische Theaterakademie at the Prinzregententheater in Munich. April 1996 : Speech coach at HdK Berlin, later at UdK Berlin, appointed to civil service for life as professor at an art academy. October 2001 – September 2013: Academic leader of the acting course. December 2005 – December 2013: Dean of the Faculty of Performing Arts. Since October 2014 freelance work as a speech teacher.

Audition roles, Application documents, Coaching

Nina Rühmeierdramaturge
studied Theatre Studies, New History and New German Literature at the Freie Universität Berlin and the Université de Paris VIII, Vincennes-Saint-Denis. From 2006 to 2011 she was engaged at the Maxim Gorki Theater Berlin (Director Armin Petras), first as a dramaturgy assistant and then as a dramaturg. Later she worked as a freelance dramaturge at the Schauspielhaus Zurich and, among others, for the Franz von Strolchen theatre collective. From 2013 to 2018, she was a permanent member of the Schauspiel Köln (Director Stefan Bachmann), where she was a co-director of the STUDIO COLOGNE at the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Academy of Music and Theatre Leipzig in addition to numerous productions in the 2016/2017 season. Today Nina Rühmeier works as a freelance translator and dramaturg, most recently with the directors Monika Dobrowlanska, Eva-Maria Baumeister, Philine Velhagen, Armin Petras and Rainald Grebe.

Application Photos

Lena Kern


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