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Bilingual performance

director: Ani Vaseva
text: Ani Vaseva, Boyan Manchev, including fragments by E.T.A. Hoffmann
German-Bulgarian translation: Strashimir Djamdjiev, Teodor Berberov, Nina Chilianska
Bulgarian-German translation: Elvira Bormann
German language tutor: Ventzislava Dikova
apparatuses and digital programs: Stefan Donchev
music: Kristian Aleksiev, including motives by E.T.A. Hoffmann
costumes: Ani Vaseva, Teodora Bambikova, Borislav Borisov
photography: Zafer Galibov and Metheor archive

with: Leonid Yovchev and Stefan Milkov
and the voices of Karin Mueller Stefanov, Annett Hardegen, Dirk Cieslak, Kristian Alexiev and Ventzislava Dikova

Premiere - May 2019, Goethe-Institut Bulgaria

The performances is dedicated to the life and art of Hoffmann. To the romantic demons, the beautiful and the ugly, the uncanny, the technique and the poetry. “Hoffmann is a writer of what should be and not of what is.”

The performance is realized with the kind assistance of Geothe-Institut, Bulgaria.
The project is financed by the Culture Program of Sofia Municipality.
The team expresses its gratitude for the assistance to Alarma Punk Jazz, Etud Gallery and Ha-ha-ha Impro Theatre, Project A and Evgenia Atanasova.