Taburopa - No Return - a European Performance Project



André Erlen

Artistic direction
Director and actor, studied at the Düsseldorf Academy of Arts, acting training in the studio ensemble with study visits to Poland (Wroclaw, Krakow, Warsaw), regularly cooperates with artheater köln and Wilske, Simoneit & friends Hamburg.



Stefan Kraft

Artistic direction
Actor, director and theatre teacher. Theatre training (Spielstatt Ulm and at the School for Total Theatre/CH). 1992 - 2004 Ensemble member théâtre pour le moment (bilingual, Bern/CH) 1997 - 2003 Programme director theatre, Kulturhallen Dampfzentrale (Bern, CH).



Luzia Schelling

Actress and dramaturg
Trained at the Berlin School of Acting, after studying philosophy and German in Zurich. Stations: Theatre Lübeck, Freiburg, Bremen, Essen, Gera/Altenburg, Dresden, Stuttgart and others, as well as at the Freie Theater Aspik. Since 2014, she has also directed her own plays.



Petra Maria Wirth

Artistic direction, stage and costume
Work as a freelance stage and costume designer for German-speaking stages and as a scenic designer and drawing artist for German and international film productions.



Boris Kahnert

Artistic direction, lighting design
Lighting designer. Studied Theatre Studies, Philosophy and German in Bochum and Berlin, and Advanced Theatre Practice in London at the Royal Central School for Speech and Drama.



Theresa Heußen

Production management
Freelance work in cultural and festival production in the North Rhine-Westphalia region. Studied Media Cultural Studies, German Language and Literature at the University of Cologne.




Mariana Sadovska

Musical direction
Singer, musician and composer. Born in Lviv (Ukraine), Mariana Sadovska has lived in Cologne since 2002. Compositions of dramatic works and songs, concerts as a singer and multi-instrumentalist, with multi-media performances and workshops, and as an actress and musical director of theatre projects in Europe and the USA.