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Meet the Artists – 2017 edition

Dan_WolfDan Wolf – Project Artistic Director, Creative Writing Workshops

Dan Wolf is an actor, rapper, playwright, director, producer and educator. His work crosses artistic and cultural borders to combine conventional theater styles with the themes, language, music, history and aesthetics of the Hip-Hop generation. Dan is a founding member of the critically acclaimed Hip Hop music and theater collective Felonious and Artistic Director of Sound in the Silence. His play “Angry Black White Boy”, based on the novel by Adam Mansbach, premiered at Intersection for the Arts in October 2008, ran for 12 sold-out weeks and was named Top Ten Best Theater Plays by the San Francisco Chronicle and San Francisco Examiner. His play “Beatbox: A Raparetta” (co-authored with Tommy Shepherd) has been produced in San Francisco, Oakland, Petaluma, Germany, and at the New York Hip Hop Theater Festival. “Beatbox” is published by TCG in the Hip Hop Theater anthology “Plays from the Boom Box Galaxy”. His play “Stateless: A Hip Hop Vaudeville”, a hip-hop and beatbox infused theatrical collaboration with Tommy Shepherd, balancing German and Jewish history with the problems of racism and the African American experience, has been produced in San Francisco, Hamburg and New York. Dan co-created and performed in “Block By Block,” a multi-disciplinary performance that brought a San Francisco block party into the de Young Museum. Dan’s play “Anansi the Spider”, created in collaboration with Tommy Shepherd, toured to Bay Area schools for Marin Theater Company in 2012. Dan is part of a team of artists that adapted “Can’t Stop Won’t Stop”, Jeff Chang’s seminal book on Hip Hop culture, for the stage at Z Space in San Francisco in January 2016. Dan is developing “Curren$y”, a hip hop adaptation of Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice”.

CWFind_2Christian W. Find – Sound Workshops

Christian W. Find works as editor for the RBB Culture Radio and is an author and speaker for the ARD sound broadcasting and Deutschlandradio Kultur, the German public broadcasting service. His experience includes organisation of international sound projects and festivals. Guest lecturer for public relations at universities for social work in Berlin. He holds a Master’s Degree in Protestant Theology, Heidelberg and Hamburg. Among his projects are: „Tonspurleben“ – Audio-biography project, Berlin; „Durch die Blume“ – interactive sound sculpture, Berlin, Basel, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Liverpool, Hamburg; „Radioaton“ – Radio-Project, Hamburg.


rampackovaKatarina Rampackova – Dancing Workshops

Katarina Rampackova is a choreographer, performer, teacher and dance activist born in Kosice, Slovakia. After studying physical theater at Scuola Teatro Dimitri in Switzerland, she graduated Master of Arts in choreography at Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. Currently she lives in Barcelona, where she works together with her colleague Laura Alcala Freudenthal on a dance project for and with children as a facilitator and choreographer, as well as educator. In Kosice she runs a project called ‘Priestor Súčasného Tanca’ (A space of Contemporary Dance), which helps create the community of contemporary dance in Kosice and integrate it in a public life. Katarina also works on different performative projects with Slovak and foreign artists from other fields.

Michal_Barczak_Web-3-1Michał Barczak – Theatre Workshops

He graduated from National Filmschool in Łódź in acting department (2015) and Balletschool in Poznań (2009). Dancer in Grand Theatre – Łódź (2009 – 2011), actor in St.I.W. Theatre (2017-2017). He cooperated with Och-Theatre, Bogusławski Theatre and National Theatre in Warsaw. Laureate of the Minister of Science and Higher Education Award for outstanding achievements in the academic year 2013/2014.