Tea Times

Academic Year 2016/2017

  • Thursday, 2 February 2017, 3 p.m.
    Jochen Becker: Presents the Chinafrika Project
  • Thursday, 19 January 2017, 3 p.m.
    Ágota Révész, DRS-Fellow, with Dr. Wang Kui, Head of the Research Institute of Chinese Opera, Ms. Judit Bagi, Sinologist and Anthropologist: Ritual theatre in China
  • Thursday, 12 January 2017, 3 p.m.
    Sascha Just: Film screening of "Big Chief" followed by discussion
  • Thursday, 8 December 2016, 3 p.m.
    Thomas Lehmen: A piece for you
  • Thursday, 1 December 2016, 3 p.m.
    Max-Philip Aschenbrenner: A talk about his work at Asian Arts Theatre, Gwangju, South Korea
  • Thursday, 3 November 2016, 3 p.m.
    Toshiki Okada, playwright: A talk about his work
  • Thursday, 27 October 2016, 2 p.m.
    Bernard Mueller, independent researcher, social anthropologist: Archeology of a performance - An ethnodramaturgic exercise
  • Thursday, 6 October 2016, 2 p.m.
    Michael Schindhelm, director: A conversation about his film The Chinese Lives of Uli Sigg

Academic Year 2015/2016

  • Thursday, 29 September 2016, 3 p.m.
    Organizers of the Witch Dance Project: A conversation about the project
  • Thursday, 22 September 2016, 3 p.m.
    Alan Bern, composer and musician: A conversation about The Other Music Academy project in Weimar
  • Thursday, 28 July 2016, 3 p.m.
    Rustom Bharucha, fellow, with Clare Finburgh, senior lecturer at University of Kent, and Tara McAllister-Viel, fellow: Four hours in Shatila
  • Thursday, 30 June 2016, 3 p.m.
    Thomas Lehmen, choreographer: A Piece for You
  • Thursday, 23 June 2016, 3 p.m.
    Jacqueline Shea Murphy, fellow, with Rosy Simas, choreographer: Indigenous contemporary dance: Futilities and futurities
  • Thursday, 16 June 2016, 3 p.m.
    Saar Magal, choreographer: Contexts and territories for movement and narrative
  • Thursday, 26 May 2016, 3 p.m.
    Fadi Skeiker, assistant professor at University of Jordan: Presentation of two documentaries: "Vent" and "Searchng for the Translator"
  • Thursday, 28 April 2016, 3 p.m.
    Fadi Skeiker, assistant professor at University of Jordan: Arab Spring, five years on: Youth voices and applied theatre at the first year of Arab Spring
  • Thursday, 21 April 2016, 3 p.m.
    Phillip Zarrilli and Kaite O'Reilly, fellows: Genet's "The Maids"
  • Thursday, 7 April 2016, 3 p.m.
    Helle Bach Riis, scholar from Roskilde University in Denmark: Creating transformative spaces: A presentation of the Danish research project “The Organised Cultural Encounter” – an ethnographic project about managing cultural diversity in order to create change
  • Thursday, 31 March 2016, 3 p.m.
    Anne Fleig, German literature professor at Freie Universität Berlin: Talks about her research on 'Transcultural Literature in Germany'
  • Thursday, 17 March 2016, 3 p.m.
    Nele Hertling, theater director: Cultural policy of Berlin
  • Thursday, 3 March 2016, 3 p.m.
    Anneke Wiesner, assistent head of Theatertreffen: Talks about Berlin Theatertreffen
  • Thursday, 21 January 2016, 3 p.m.
    Film Screening - Thomas Martius' film on Peter Köpping
  • Thursday, 29 October 2015, 3 p.m.
    Eike Wittrock, dance scholar
  • Thursday, 22 October 2015, 3 p.m.
    Lydia Ziemke, director
  • Thursday, 8 October 2015, 3 p.m.
    Thomas Oberender, director of Haus der Berliner Festspiele

Academic Year 2014/2015

  • Thursday, 16 July 2015, 3 p.m.
    Joachim Fiebach, professor at the Institute for Theater Studies, Freie Universität Berlin: Talks about his most recent book 'Welt Theater Geschichte' (WorldTheatreHistory)
  • Thursday, 02 July 2015, 3 p.m.
    Axel Tangerding, founder and artist director of Meta Theater, Munich: Chances of Internationality - The Ventures of Meta Theater, Munich
  • Thursday, 28 May 2015, 3:30 p.m.
    Thomas Martius, video artist:
  • Thursday, 23 April 2015, 3 p.m.
    Annemie Vanackere, the director of Hebbel am Ufer Theater:
  • Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 4 p.m.
    Refugee-Club-Impulse (RCI) and pedagogue Maryam Grassmann: "We don't have a voice but we rise to speak"
  • Thursday, 27 November 2014, 3 p.m.
    Shigeto Nuki, dance critic and professor for Philosophy at Senshu University: Dance as a system of entrainment
  • Thursday, 20 November 2014, 3 p.m.
    Koffi Kôkô, dancer and choreographer
  • Thursday, 13 November 2014, 3 p.m.
    David Savran, fellow: The Glass of Water
  • Thursday, 18 September 2014, 3 p.m.
    Amos Elkana, fellow, musician and composer: Comments on his previous work "The Journey to Nathan"

Academic Year 2013/2014

  • Thursday, 03 July 2014, 3 p.m.
    Paul Carter, Fellow, writer, designer and dramaturg: Turbulence Radio: Entrainment in a post-radio environment
  • Thursday, 26 June 2014, 3 p.m.
    Christoph Wulf, Professor for Anthropology and Philosophy of Education and co-founder of the Interdisciplinary Center for Historical Anthropology at the Freie Universität Berlin: From Matter to Essence: The Disintegration of Gesture in Indian Dance
  • Thursday, 19 June 2014, 3 p.m.
    Navtej Singh Johar, Fellow, dancer and choreographer: From Matter to Essence: The Disintegration of Gesture in Indian Dance
  • Thursday, 12 June 2014, 3 p.m.
    Miguel Rubio, Director of Grupo Cultural Yuyachkani:
    Contemporary Theatre in Latin America
  • Thursday, 15 May 2014, 3 p.m.
    Kaite O'Reilly, Fellow, writer and dramaturg & Phillip Zarrilli, Fellow and director:
    Alternative intercultural dramaturgies
  • Thursday, 17 April 2014, 3 p.m.
    Alexander Karschnia & Sascha Sulimma, Founding members, directors and performer of andcompany&Co., and Joy Kristin Kalu, Research Associate at the project: The Aesthetics of Applied Theatre, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Thursday, 30 January 2014, 3.30 p.m.
    Andreas Roepstorff, Professor at the Department of Culture and Society and Department of Clinical Research at Aarhus University, Denmark:
  • Monday, 13 January 2014, 5–9 p.m
    Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg Platz - Grüner Salon
    The New Face of the Acting Teacher
    Organized by the AKT-ZENT Research Centre ITI in collaboration with the International Research Center »Interweaving Performance Cultures« (Freie Universität Berlin) and CUT – Centro Universitario de Teatro, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM)
  • Thursday, 31 November 2013, 3 p.m.
    Jean Graham-Jones, Fellow:
    Reading of SPAM – a play by Rafael Spregelburd, translated into English by Jean Graham-Jones

Academic Year 2012/2013

  • Thursday, 19 June 2013, 3 p.m.
    Gitta Honegger: Translator of Elfriede Jelinek's plays
  • Thursday, 13 June 2013, 3 p.m.
    Peter Eckersall and Stephan Barber: Fellows
  • Thursday, 11 April 2013, 3 p.m.
    Frank Heibert: Translator
  • Thursday, 28 March 2013, 3 p.m.
    Silke Bake and Peter Stamer: Curators of »A Future Archeology«
  • Thursday, 15 November 2012, 3 p.m.
    Schokofeh Kamiz and Dirk Cieslak: Artists Vierte Welt, Berlin
  • Thursday, 25 October 2012, 3 p.m.
    Kaite O’Reilly: Fellow, writer and dramaturg
  • Thursday, 20 September 2012, 3 p.m.
    Rolf Elberfeld: Philosopher, Universität Hildesheim

Academic Year 2011/2012

  • Thursday, 21 June 2012, 3 p.m.
    Miho Takayasu: Kagura dancer
  • Thursday, 24 May 2012, 3 p.m.
    Joachim Fiebach: Professor at the Institute for Theater Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Thursday, 15 May 2012, 3 p.m.
    Ryoko Aoki: Nô actress
  • Thursday, 3 May 2012, 3 p.m.
    Manolis Tsipos: Performance artist and director
  • Thursday, 19 April 2012, 3 p.m.
    Sharon Dodua Otoo: Writer and member of Bühnenwatch
  • Thursday, 29 March 2012, 3 p.m.
    Michael Roes: Fellow, filmmaker and writer
  • Thursday, 8 March 2012, 3 p.m.
    Klaus Beurle: Catholic missionary, Würzburg
  • Thursday, 12 January 2012, 3 p.m.
    Clemens Bechtel: Director
  • Thursday, 1 Dezember 2011, 4 p.m.
    Oliver Kontny: Dramaturg at Ballhaus Naunynstraße, Berlin
  • Thursday, 24 November 2011, 3 p.m.
    Helgard Haug and Daniel Wetzel: Directors of Rimini Protokoll
  • Thursday, 10 November 2011, 3 p.m.
    Michael Roes: Fellow, filmmaker and writer
  • Thursday, 27 October 2011, 3 p.m.
    Michael Roes: Fellow, filmmaker and writer
  • Thursday, 13 October 2011, 3 p.m.
    Michael Roes: Fellow, filmmaker and writer
  • Thursday, 6 October 2011, 3 p.m.
    Tom Stromberg: Producer
  • Thursday, 29 September 2011, 3 p.m.
    Michael Roes: Fellow, filmmaker and writer

Academic Year 2010/2011

  • Thursday, 14 July 2011, 3 p.m.
    Michael Roes: Fellow, filmmaker and writer
  • Thursday, 23 June 2011, 4 p.m.
    Toshiyuki Kono: President of the Committee for Cultural Affairs of the UNESCO
  • Thursday, 16 June 2011, 4 p.m.
    Barbara Geilhorn: Japan expert at Seminar of East Asian Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Thursday, 9 June 2011, 2:30p.m.
    Nanako Nakajima: Theater scholar and writer
  • Thursday, 26 May 2011, 3 p.m.
    Paul Miller aka DJ Spooky: Video artist
  • Thursday, 19 May 2011, 2 p.m.
    Oliver Kontny: Dramaturg at Ballhaus Naunynstraße, Berlin
  • Thursday, 12 May 2011, 3 p.m.
    Kaite O’Reilly: Fellow, writer and dramaturg
  • Thursday, 5 May 2011, 3 p.m.
    Phillip Zarrilli: Fellow and director
  • Thursday, 21 April 2011, 3 p.m.
    Nikhil Chopra: Fellow and performance artist
  • Thursday, 7 April 2011, 3 p.m.
    Jalal Toufic: Writer
  • Thursday, 3 February 2011, 3 p.m.
    Mark Terkessidis: Writer
  • Thursday, 27 January 2011, 3 p.m.
    Kai Tuchmann: Dramaturg at Mainfrankentheater Würzburg
  • Thursday, 16 December 2010, 3 p.m.
    Anita Kerzmann: Project »Wanderlust«, Kulturstiftung des Bundes
  • Tuesday, 9 November 2010, 3 p.m.
    Hans-Georg Knopp: General secretary of Goethe-Institute

Academic Year 2009/2010

  • Thursday, 5 August 2010, 3 p.m.
    STEW: Musician and writer
  • Thursday, 17 June 2010, 3 p.m.
    Claude Jansen: Director of Hajusom!, Hamburg
  • Tuesday, 25 May 2010, 3 p.m.
    Michael Freundt: Vice director of the German Centre of the International Theater Institute, Berlin
  • Tuesday, 11 May 2010, 3 p.m.
    Andrzej Wirth: Theater scholar, Institute for Applied Theater Studies, Gießen
    and Thomas Martius: Video artist
  • Tuesday, 27 April 2010, 3 p.m.
    Franz Anton Cramer: Writer
  • Tuesday, 20 April 2010, 3 p.m.
    Phillip Zarrilli: Fellow and Director
  • Tuesday, 13 April 2010, 3 p.m.
    Esther Ernst and Joerg Laue: Artists
  • Tuesday, 2 March 2010, 3 p.m.
    Nele Hertling: Former artistic director of Hebbel Theater and now director of the DAAD's artists program, current vice president of Akademie der Künste, Berlin
  • Tuesday, 23 February 2010, 3 p.m.
    Monika Ginstersdorfer: Director, and Franck Edmond Yao: Actor
  • Wednesday, 13 January 2010, 3 p.m.
    Andrzej Wirth: Theater scholar, Institute for Applied Theater Studies, Gießen, and Thomas Martius: Video artist
  • Tuesday, 15 December 2009, 4.30 p.m.
    Karin Kaper and Dirk Szuszies: Filmmakers
  • Tuesday, 1 December 2009, 4:30 p.m.
    Christine Regus: Press officer of Goethe-Institute, Berlin
  • Tuesday, 20 October 2009, 3 p.m.
    Friederike Felbeck: Freelance director and writer

Academic Year 2008/2009

  • Thursday, 28 May 2009, 3 p.m.
    Nikhil Chopra: Performance artist
  • Tuesday, 26 May 2009, 3 p.m.
    Claudius Lünstedt: Writer
  • Tuesday, 28 April 2009, 3 p.m.
    Friederike Felbeck: Freelance director and writer
  • Tuesday, 21 April 2009, 3 p.m.
    Nele Hertling: Former artistic director of Hebbel-Theater and now director of the DAAD's artists program, current vice president of Akademie der Künste, Berlin
  • Thursday, 16 April 2009, 11 a.m.
    Ludger Orlok: Artistic director of Tanzfabrik, Berlin
  • Tuesday, 7 April 2009, 3 p.m.
    Ayat Najafi: Filmmaker and playwright from Teheran, Iran
  • Thursday, 26 March 2009, 2 p.m.
    Dieter Schneider: Director of photography, ZDF
  • Tuesday, 24 March 2009, 3 p.m.
    Bettina Wissmann: Public Relations at the Berliner Ensemble
  • Tuesday, 17 March 2009, 3 p.m.
    Matthias Lilienthal: Director of Hebbel-Theater, Berlin
  • Tuesday, 10 March 2009, 3 p.m.
    Stefan Kaegi: Director of Rimini Protokoll
  • Tuesday, 3 March 2009, 3 p.m.
    Barbara Burckhardt and Eva Behrendt: Editors of Theater heute
  • Monday, 9 February 2009, 3 p.m.
    Doris Kolesch and Joachim Fiebach: Professors at the Institute for Theater Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Tuesday, 27 January 2009, 3 p.m.
    Roland Koberg: Dramaturg at Deutsches Theater, Berlin
  • Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 3.30 p.m.
    Barbara Kisseler: Permanent Secretary and Head of the Senate Chancellery of the federal state of Berlin
  • Tuesday, 9 December 2008, 3.30 p.m.
    Matthias Lilienthal: Director of Hebbel-Theater, Berlin
  • Tuesday, 11 November 2008, 3.30 p.m
    Tamer Yigit: German-Turkish director