Christiane Hommelsheim (born in 1970 in Göppingen, Germany) is a voice performer, actor and video artist. In her performances she concentrates on the sound character of the voice and its various expressive possibilities. She works with live loops, improvisation and composition. Inspired by intensive voice training at the Roy Hart Center (Malerargues, France) and at the Institute for living voice (with David Moss and others) she developed her skills in the direction of 'extended vocal technique'.In 2008 she was the assistant and co-performer of David Moss in "Living voice - Osnabrück singt".As well as a scholarship in the Künstlerhaus Lukas from the Cultural Fund Foundation in 1998, she received the promotional prize of the HBK Saar in 2004 for her work in collaboration with Walli Höfinger. Performances (a selection):schwere-los + bodyscripts-bild 1, voice performer in the performance by Walli Höfinger, 2002.dual.bodies, voice performer in the dance performance by Walli Höfinger and Ingo Reulecke, 2003.Behind every face, solo performance in collaboration with Judi Wilson, 2003.You can count on me, solo performance supported by Margret Cameron, 2007.The Runner, choreographed by Deborah Hay, solo performance, 2009.
Irene Mattioli (born in 1976 in Rome, Italy) lives and works as a director in Zurich. After completing a course in directing at the Accademia Nazionale "Silvio D’Amico" in Rome, she came on a scholarship to Berlin in 2004, becoming active in the Acting course at the Universität der Künste. As founder of the Bagatelle No. 5 ensemble, she has staged works by such authors as Ingeborg Bachmann and Jean Cocteau. Projects such as "Working for Paradise", a workshop as part of the Napoli Teatro Festival Italia, underline the diversity and range of Mattioli's still young career. Her special relationship with the medium of music is shown especially in her musical-theatrical interpretation of Ingeborg Bachmann's novel “Malina”. Work as director (a selection): Le voce umana. (The Human Voice) by Jean Cocteau in Areal 28, Berlin, 2006. Ein Tag wird kommen. (A Day Will Come), monologue stage version of Ingeborg Bachmann's novel Malina in the Wunschtheater of the Stadttheater Hildesheim, 2006. Die bitteren Tränen der Petra von Kant (The bitter tears of Petra von Kant) by Rainer Werner Fassbinder in the Brotfabrik Berlin, 2007. Sonst sagt niemand etwas. (Otherwise nobody says anything) musical-theatrical adaptation after Ingeborg Bachmann's Malina in the Theaterkapelle Berlin, 2008.