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.

upcoming projects

 NEUSTART KULTUR  & Kleist Forum Frankfurt/ Oder

GLOBAL AMAZONIA

We got another grant from the Fonds Darstellende Künste (Performing Arts Fund)  in the NEUSTART KULTUR program for creating our new production GLOBAL AMAZONIA. The premiere will be in Kooperation with the Kleist Forum Frankfurt/Oder on 16th September 2022 !

 


PHOTO: Andreas Kermann
PHOTO: Andreas Kermann

 NEUSTART KULTUR  & Residency Schloss Bröllin 2022

SCHWARM


Good news, for the further development of our newest production SCHWARM  we have received  from the Fonds Darstellender Künste (Performing Arts Fund)  a resumption grant  in the NEUSTART KULTUR program for this year and will combine this with our residency grant at Schloss Bröllin


videos online

SCHWARM an audio-visual expedition

 

Two videos of our new stilt theater production SCHWARM - an audio-visual expedition with the help of funding in the program Neustart Kultur / #TakeAction, Fonds Darstellende Künste are  now online :


One is a montage of our performances at Bärenquell Brauerei Berlin and at the
Sculptures Garden
  of the Institut für Kunst und Kultur e.V. in Lehnin, the other one is a staging in natural environment, in the land of the cranes, Brandenburg.

VIDEOS: Mara Stirner


review

SCHWARM an audio-visual expedition


We were very pleased to present our new stilt theater production SCHWARM - an audio-visual expedition with the help of funding in the program Neustart Kultur / #TakeAction, Fonds Darstellende Künste and premiere it in cooperation with Revier Südost at Bärenquell Brauerei in Schöneweide!

We had also the chance to show a night version for an outdoor stage at festival Sommerwerft in Frankfurt/Main and a day version at Lehniner Institut für Kunst und Kultur

 

more details about the project here...



PHOTO: Andreas Kermann
PHOTO: Andreas Kermann

new dates for 2022

LeseUFO

a fair of words and games

 

April 4th  2022, 5th landing, Grundschule Friedland 

May  21st 2022, 6th landing, Neuzelle

 

The Aliens are coming to study the knowledge container book of humankind and research about it with words, images and movements. What moves humanity?

 

 

LeseUFO, a cooperation between the Fahrbibliothek/ Landkreis Oder-Spree, Grotest Maru and Heike Scharpff, is funded in the years 2020 and 2021 by the Kulturstiftung des Bundes in the Fonds „hochdrei – Stadtbibliotheken verändern“.


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PHOTO: Andreas Kermann

new video

 PARADA NARRNIA

a fairy tale parade with vertical dance

 

Also a new video with impressions of  PARADA NARRNIA in a special version with vertical dance at the season opening 2021/2022 of Kleist Forum is now online:

 

Video PARADA NARRNIA - extended version

PHOTO: Ralf K. Lang
PHOTO: Ralf K. Lang

new videos

TIMEBANK


As part of the 25th anniversary and after 10 years of touring national and international festivals, we finally showed the full version of TIMEBANK in Berlin,  in the frame of Summer of Performance at Bärenquell Brauerei in cooperation with Revier Südost. Here you find two new  trailers and two documentary videos of the daytime and nighttime performances :

 

Video TIMEBANK - Trailer Day

Video TIMEBANK - Trailer Night

Video TIMEBANK - Documentation Day

Video TIMEBANK - Documentation Night

 

Open Training

 

New format for performers of the network and interested artists.

We research the performativ principles of our work!

 

OUTDOOR SUMMER Training:

date coming soon!!


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

latest 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

on facebook

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.

 

more infos