visual site specific

Grotest Maru creates theatre in public spaces and is inspired by visual, physical, and object theatre, as well as installation and landart.

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GloBALL

mobile, interactive stilt theatre Football players in oversize transform the globe

We are happy to announce that we were selected by Kulturprojekte Berlin to invent a new stilt theatre production for the Football Culture Summer Berlin 2024!

 

Dates /// At Berlin Fan Fest, Brandenburger Gate

Premiere: June 26, 5pm 

July 3, 5pm / July 4, 4pm / July 11, 5pm / July 12, 5pm 


Why easy, if you can make it difficult? Grotest Maru, Berlin’s specialists for verticals theatre, make use of stilts to play football. Six characters create in the middle of the fan fest in Berlin an absurde play around a ball, which is as well our earth. Is the globe fitting into a goal? The Fußballkultursommer Berlin 2024 is conceptualized and produced by Kulturprojekte Berlin in cooperation with Berlin Cultural players and programmer partners. 

 


Global Amazonia

a visual façade performance with live music and live video projections

This site specific performance fuses ancient wisdom with current philosophies and creates a spectacular event for the eye, ear, heart and brain. It brings the topic of climate change to a broad audience in a low-threshold way. 

Photo: Andreas Kermann
Photo: Andreas Kermann


Schwarm

mobile stilt theatre with live sound and live video projections

The audience is guided in an audio-visual expedition through urban or rural sites, being part of a swarm of migrant birds on stilts and experiencing high quality live sound in silent disco headphones. 

Photo: Andreas Kermann
Photo: Andreas Kermann


THE CRANES FLY!

landscape theatre with autobiographic interviews, live acoustics and live video

This performative audio-walk invites the audience to an experiential promenade, connecting narrations about migrating birds with the wider topic of migration. Performative images in the landscape fuse with a soundtrack of interview material and electronic music.

Photo: Peter van Heesen
Photo: Peter van Heesen


Open training


New format for performers of the network and interested artists.

We research the performativ principles of our work!

 

Our OUTDOOR SUMMER Training is having a rest....:

please register if you are interested: grotestmaru@grotest-maru.de

SPECIAL projects


 

 

 

 

 

 

The KuLe Book is still available!

 

With numerous images of interventions in public space, early street theatre actions, actual pictures and pics of the beginnings of Grotest Maru and interesting articles of Grotest Maru members.

 

More information here:

Program Dedications

The KuLe Book

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PHOTO:  FRANK SPERLIING
PHOTO: FRANK SPERLIING

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erinnerungslabor / Storytelling Laboratory

 
Spreepark 2019
The film is ready!!!!
Ole Jacobs created and edited a documentation film in collaboration with Grotest Maru.

 

PHOTO: MICHAEL ZIMMER
PHOTO: MICHAEL ZIMMER

Homo Botanicus dancing with plants

site specific special at Spreepark Berlin

 

Spaziert ins Grün! OPEN AIR THEATER Labor

September 2020

6 Stations with productions of Berlin Street Theatre Artistis

 

MORE IN 2021!!!

PHOTO: PETER VAN HEESEN
PHOTO: PETER VAN HEESEN

 Landpartie 2020
Church meets bus stop - places of encounter

 

A journey of discovery through the Uecker-Randow-Tal in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and encounters with the expressionist artist Paul Holz, talking bus stops, sounding churches, sunken manor houses and Huguenot tobacco farmers.

 

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