Trainer International September 2017
Nadine Antler / Steife Brise, Der Kaktus (Hamburg, Wuerzburg)
Nadine Antler has been involved with improvisation since 1998. She co-founded and is the Artistic Director of the improvisation ensemble „Der Kaktus“ in Wuerzburg, Germany. In September 2015 Nadine has moved to the far North of Germany and joined the group „Steife Brise“ in Hamburg. She has been involved in the development of many longforms and show-formats.
Nadine has taught many workshops for actors, improvisers, social workers, teachers, students and business people. She has been a guest lecturer on improvisation and theatre pedagogics at the University of Wuerzburg since 2009.
Nadine has performed and taught at festivals in South and North America, Australia, Africa and regularily performs and teaches at various improvisation festivals around Europe.
Victoria Bang / Gbgimpro (Gothenburg)
Victoria Bang is a producer, improviser and teacher at one of the largest improv companies in Sweden - Gbgimpro, Gothenburgs improvisationtheatre- and has been working with the group for over 10 years. On the side she freelances with other groups in Gothenburg and works in Stockholm in several improshows. She regularily performs and teaches at various improvisation festivals around Europe, and has also performed and teached in Australia at the world-renowned Improvention Festival in Canberra, and with Just improvise in Perth. Victoria has worked as an actor from the beginning of her career for many years, before she decided to work only with impro.
Pedro Borges / Os Improvaveis (Lissabon)
Graduated in classic theater, Pedro joined the professional theater company "Teatro A Barraca" with whom he made dozens of productions since 2004. He specialized in Improvisational Theater since 2008 and now works as a full time improviser/teacher/manager in a successful portuguese ensemble called OS IMPROVÁVEIS, counting more than 750 stage presentations and 80.000 spectators, both in short/medium and long format shows that the group has created.
Pedro has participated in countless international Improv events around the world (Chicago, New York, Boston, Amsterdam, Rio de Janeiro, Greece, Germany, Spain, Italy, Denmark), as an actor, teacher or participant. Pedro has been teaching Improvisation courses along with his group for many years, counting several classes of graduate students that have grown into their own Improv groups and keeping an active community alive. He likes to combine the truth of theater acting with the playfulness and creativity of Improvisation techniques. Pedro is also a television actor, voice actor, and corporate trainer.
Fabio Maccioni / Teatribu (Milano)
Fabio is working as teacher at Teatribu, the school of improv in Milan and does the supervision of it's trainings. He loves to dance, mime and clown and all of this is nourishing him as a theater improvisor.
In the last year he has been working on vocal improvisation with Oskar Boldre, a former stage-partner of Bobby McFerrin. He also works as an assistant professor at the University of Milan, of Pedagogia del Corpo ("Pedagogy of the Body") and collaborated in publishing some books on that matter. He already played and teached from Canada to Australia, from Estonia to Reunion Island.
Ralf Schmitt / Steife Brise (Hamburg)
Ralf Schmitt guarantees for an event full of esprit due to his long experience as a host, a speaker and a trainer. With an audience from 10 up to 15.000 people.
Presentation: Ralf has been a host to executive conferences, mega events, international fairs and much more - lots of well-known companies employed Ralf for their event and he enthused both attendees and organizers with his gripping way of presenting.
Author/speaker: Ralf Schmitt wrote "Ich bin total spontan, wenn man mir rechtzeitig Bescheid gibt!" and „Ich bin total beliebt, es weiß nur keiner". Ralf developed an interaktive speech to both books. He is member of the German Speakers Association.
Training / Improvisationt theater: On stage, Ralf feels like home. With more than 2500 successfull shows in the context of business Gala-Shows or stage events, he is a professional improv-comedian and offers high quality workshops and trainings.
For more information please visit www.schmittralf.de