About me

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017

Numerous performances with Die Koenigs Improvisational Theater

Numerous projects as a freelance performer

Effectiveness training and coaching

2016

Premiere of Dilemma MaLAchen – philosophy as theatre in cooperation with Steife Brise, Hamburg.

Performances with Die Koenigs Improvisational Theater

Numerous training programs, coaching, seminars

2015

Toured with Tra-La-La, musical improvisational theatre. Developed and moderated the satirical Schleswig-Holstein Home Show with Stefan Hufschmidt at Schleswig-Holstein’s state theatre.

2013

Experimenting with new forms of theatre and workshops in response to radical global change.

2009

Joined up with Goll Consulting Ltd as co-operating partner, becoming a network partner in 2013.

2008

Founded The Koenigs International, an improvisational theatre troupe covering 21 countries, and representing Germany in 2014 at St. Petersburg’s German Week.

2007

Co-organiser with Christian Bartel of Little Cologne, a political fringe event to Cologne’s main literature festival, including guests such as Svetlana Alexijewitsch, winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize for literature.

2000

Founder of the Koblenz Reimstein, Rheinland-Pfalz’s first ever poetry slam. I moderated this monthly event until 2008, whilst performing in other slams and the German championships.

1998

Founded The Koenigs. Quickly became the market leaders in corporate improvised theatre. Since 1998, I’ve organized over 1000 of their performances.

1994

Ensemble founder of Koblenz Youth Theatre. Writer/Director for Schängmarie, a show celebrating 2000 years of the town’s history.

1993

Actor and writer for Springmaus improvisational theatre company. After 2001 additional work as an actor and writer for other cabaret revues.

1989

Founder of Mentagen Institute, one of the first business theatre troupes in Germany.

Producer/Director for corporate film and theatre, TV scripts, cabaret artists and actors, in front of and behind the camera.

TV actor: Dirk Bach Show, Alarm for Cobra 11, The Watch, various trade fair and commercial clips for BMW, Opel, Form etc.

I created weekly satirical sketches, news parodies and other formats for WDR broadcasting company.

1982

The Niegelungen, founded with two colleagues, was one of the most successful theatre troupes in Germany, with over 1000 performances.