Fit for the stage. Fit for the future II.

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

Time period: 05.07.2021-29.01.2022

Workshops: Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 3 a.m.

  • Individual coaching and development of audition roles by arrangement (1 hour per week)
  • Intensive work phases before public presentationsPLACE: Theaterhaus Berlin Mitte, Wallstr. 32/House C, 10179 Berlin

What we offer:


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


  • Joint development of a research-based production on the topic “Social Utopias”
    PREMIERE on 29.01.2022
  • Development of a professional network, professional alternatives, legal advice, support during the application process

Continuous from 05.07.2021 to 29.01.2022

  • 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.

Citlali Huezo Sánchez, theater and film actress, performer, producer and theater pedagogue

Citlali Huezo completed her acting training at „Casa del Teatro“ Theater School in Mexico City. 2000-2002 Teacher Training for Movement Theater. Diplomado Teatro del Cuerpo.

Since then she has participated in more than 30 productions directed by German, Polish and Mexican directors. In 2003 she began teaching body dramaturgy and gave acting classes in important institutions of the Mexican theater scene. She has worked in various theater productions as coach and choreographer, most recently 2009-2012 for Mexico´s state theatrical troupe „Compañía Nacional de Teatro“. In 2008 she decided to move to Berlin permanently and start personal projects, that has lead her to explore and develop her own aesthetic and to search for a personal stage language. She has created and produced variety of personal projects in Berlin. She has also worked as a “mediator”, giving courses in verbal and physical expression to the youth doing social service in the rural communities. In Europe she organized workshops in Germany, Slovakia and Czech Republic.


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.

Job application training and 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.

Ferhat Keskin, actor

Born in 1967 in Bingöl, Turkey. In 1981 he emigrated to Germany. After training and working as a road builder, he worked as an actor in the independent scene from 1989 to 1991. From 1992 to 2006 he was a member of the ensemble at the Ruhr Theater, under the direction of Roberto Ciulli. Since 2006 he has been working as a freelance actor at various theaters and in various television and feature films, as well as a theater director.

Martina B. Mann, actress

After her training as an actress at the Vienna Conservatory, Martina B. Mann has performed in German-speaking countries since 1988 at city, state and national theaters, as well as at private theaters, in the independent scene and on tour. She has appeared in various film and television productions, worked as a screenwriter and initiated the series “CineReadings” in Berlin – readings of unfilmed screenplays in the cinema, in cooperation with the Hackesche Höfe Filmtheater Berlin. Since 2001 Martina B. Mann has taught at universities (Humboldt University of Berlin; Academy of Film and Television Potsdam, Ruhr University) and at other educational institutions in the field of body language, acting and since 2011 also as a certified memory trainer. She is the artistic director of the association Theater hilft Leben e.V. and initiates inclusive theater projects with people with and without disabilities: “Frida Kahlo – Viva la Vida”; Currently Martina B. Mann is producing the documentary “Amadeus im Kopf” with people with and without visual impairment. Since 2018 she teaches at the Ruhrakademie Schwerte in the film acting course.

Alexander Mavriki, job coach and job counsellor

Born in Berlin, studied biology at the FU Berlin, trained carpenter, winner of the Berlin start-up competition 2001 with his own art workshop in Berlin Schöneberg. Instructor aptitude test AEVO 2005, then he spent 6 years abroad as a certified diving instructor, and from 2011 to 2015 in Berlin as workshop manager and instructor and since 2016 until currently employed as a coach and work consultant.

Application Photos

Lena Kern

Our graduetes:


Festival of monologues  (09.10.2021):


Premier of “Fear Eats The Soul” by R. W. Fassbinder on 29th January 2022 in Expedition Metropolis, Berlin: