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10th of July 2021
„On the first night we looked at maps“ in Magdeburg
On the first night we looked at maps – LOS ALEMANES DEL VOLGA will be shown in the frame of Kultursommer 2021 in Wenzel’s birthplace Magdeburg.
31st of July 2021 at 16:00 // Kultursommer 2021 // Werk4 // Magdeburg

6th of July 2021
„On the first night we looked at maps“ at WUK in Halle
Tripple premiere: On the first night we looked at maps – LOS ALEMANES DEL VOLGA will be shown for the first time open air and on a real boat and in a new translated version mainly in German! Tickets are now available.
24th of July 2021 at 19:00 & 21:30 // WUK Theater und Quartier // WUK Theater Schiff am Riveufer // Halle (Saale)

14th of June 2021
Workshops for the generation 60+ in 2021/22
After the pause due to the Covid-19 pandemic Wenzel will continue to teach the workshops for the generation 60+ at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in the upcoming season 2021/22.
20th & 21st & 22nd of November 2021 “ sleepless“
18th & 25th of January & 1st of February 2022 „Die Sache Makropulos“
19th & 20th & 22nd of March 2022 „Don Giovanni“
14th & 15th & 18th of May 2022 „Jenufa“
Staatsoper Unter den Linden // Berlin
Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin
2nd of June 2021
Dates for „On the first night we looked at maps“ at TD Berlin
Federico & Wenzel are happy to share with you the dates for the ten performances of On the first night we looked at maps – LOS ALEMANES DEL VOLGA in June at TD Berlin. Tickets are now and just online available!
20th to 22nd of June 2021 at 19:00 & 21:30
25th & 26th of June 2021 at 22:30
27th of June 2021 at 20:00 & 22:30 // TD Berlin // Berlin

29th of April 2021
Audio talk on soft masculinities
In the occasion of the originally scheduled date of the Leipzig premiere the team of Ubi caritas et amor comes together to talk about closeness and tenderness between men, caring masculinities and their own experiences.
On demand from 7th of May 2021 // LOFFT – DAS THEATER // online

29th of March 2021
„Between Us – Backstage peeping on Twitch“
Wenzel and his team are invited to realize a digital and discursive format to open their work process on Ubi caritas et amor in a live streaming to an audience on the online platform twitch. The event also closes their rehearsal period at TATWERK | Performative Forschung.
Gefördert vom Fonds Darstellende Künste aus Mitteln der Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien im Rahmen von NEUSTART KULTUR.
2nd of April 2021 at 20:30 // TATWERK | Performative Forschung // online

1st of March 2021
Residency at Schloss Bröllin
Wenzel and his team were granted a residency to work on Ubi caritas et amor as part of the residency program schloss bröllin e.V., supported by the Ministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur des Landes Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and the Landkreis Vorpommern-Greifswald.
8th to 14th of March 2021 // schloss bröllin e.V. // Bröllin
13th of March 2021 at 18:30 // Work in progress presentation // online
10th of Dezember 2020
Revival of „On the first night we looked at maps“ in 2021
On the first night we looked at maps – LOS ALEMANES DEL VOLGA will have its Berlin revival in 2021 at Theaterdiscounter thanks to the kind support of the Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe in form of the Wiederaufnahmeförderung (Funding for presentations of existing work).
Summer 2021 (dates TBA) // Theaterdiscounter // Berlin
27th of November 2020
Granted residency support #TakeCareResidenzen
Wenzel was granted one of the #TakeCareResidenzen to openly research on „Masculinities and the performance of singing male bodies“ in cooperation with Ballhaus Ost. #TakeCareResidenzen is part of NEUSTART KULTUR – financed by the German Commissioner of the Federal Government for Culture and Media to preserve and stabilize the diverse free performing arts during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Flausen+ Gefördert vom Fonds Darstellende Künste aus Mitteln der Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien im Rahmen von NEUSTART KULTUR.
December 2020 & January 2021 // Ballhaus Ost // Berlin
NEUSTARTKULTUR TakeCareResidenzen
19th of October 2020
Chosen for ‚Einstiegsförderung‘ by the Berlin Senate
Wenzel was chosen for the Einstiegsförderung (Early career funding) for the year 2021 by the Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe with his new production Ubi caritas et amor – Basketball Players (working title).
Spring 2021 (dates TBA) // LOFFT – Das Theater // Leipzig
Spring 2021 (dates TBA) // theatre TBA // Berlin
Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe
1st of October 2020
More dates in December for “Listening to Peter & Ben“
There will be two more possibilities to come, watch and join Daniel Arnaldos into Listening to Peter & Ben in December. Tickets are available now.
11th & 12th of December 2020 at 20:30 // TATWERK | Performative Forschung // Berlin
Listening to Peter & Ben
21st of August 2020
Chosen for coproduction in 2021 with LOFFT
Wenzel’s new production Ubi caritas et amor – Basketball Players (working title) has been chosen out of more than 115 submissions to be coproduced in 2021 by LOFFT – DAS THEATER in Leipzig and to be presented there in spring next year!
Spring 2021 (dates TBA) // LOFFT – DAS THEATER // Leipzig
Coproduction with LOFFT Leipzig
17th of August 2020
New premiere in September: “Listening to Peter & Ben”
With the performance Listening to Peter & Ben, stage director Wenzel U. Vöcks and tenor Daniel Arnaldos explore the possibilities of hearing as a physical phenomenon, using an old vinyl record of the English composer and pianist Benjamin Britten and the tenor Peter Pears to uncover an acoustical queer heritage.
11th & 12th of September 2020 at 20:30 // TATWERK | Performative Forschung // Berlin
Listening to Peter & Ben
16th of July 2020
Screaming into the void – Furore Festival goes digital
After THE VOID, originally the title of this years edition of the festival, became a global reality in a matter of weeks and the analogue festival had to be cancelled as many others this year, the festival team invited Wenzel and Federico to discuss together on DIGITAL THEATRE – VOID AND VISION.
24th of July 2020 at 11:00 // Release of our digital statement
24th & 25th of July 2020 at 19:30 // Online discussions // www.furorefestival.com
Furore Festival Ludwigsburg
05th of June 2020
The (Non) Festival of the Summer in Berlin
On 24th of July 2020, an enormous festival will take place in Berlin where a stunning number of independent artists and culture makers working in all disciplines will take part (inlcuding Wenzel & Federico) – by not showing up. During the coronavirus pandemic, many freelance artists and culture makers have been unable to earn money and pay their living costs. Show your solidarity!
24th of July 2020 // www.niemandkommt.de // Buy a ticket and don’t show up!
Niemand kommt. Alle sind dabei
30th of April 2020
Performing Arts Festival Berlin@home
The Performing Arts Festival Berlin 2020 has also been forced to react to the current circumstances and so the PAF will go online! Based on their performance On the first night we looked at maps – LOS ALEMANES DEL VOLGA, which was planned to be shown three times on 20th & 21st May at Theaterdiscounter, Wenzel & Federico are creating Instructions for Those at Home #1.
19th-24th of May 2020 // @home // On demand
PAF 2020 @home
17th of April 2020
Invited to the Furore Festival in Ludwigsburg
On the first night we looked at maps – LOS ALEMANES DEL VOLGA has been invited to the FURORE – International festival for young theatre.
23rd-25th of July 2020 // Akademie für Darstellende Kunst Baden-Württemberg // Ludwigsburg
Furore Festival Ludwigsburg
06th of April 2020
Szenario Festival has been postponed
Due to the measures to stem the spread of the Coronavirus the Szenario – Festival für Darstellende Künste has been postponed. On the first night we looked at maps – LOS ALEMANES DEL VOLGA will now be shown in Lüneburg in October.
24th & 25th of October 2020 // Museum Lüneburg // Lüneburg
Szenario - Lüneburg verschoben
02nd of April 2020
Workshops for the generation 60+ in 2020/21
Wenzel will continue to teach the workshops for the generation 60+ at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in the upcoming season 2020/21.
24th & 25th & 28th of September 2020 „Quartett“
12th & 19th & 26th of January 2021 „Jenufa“
04th & 05th & 06th of June 2021 „La fanciulla del west“
Staatsoper Unter den Linden // Berlin
Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin
10th of March 2020
Selected for the Performing Arts Festival Berlin 2020
On the first night we looked at maps – LOS ALEMANES DEL VOLGA has been selected for the Newcomer’s Platform ‚Introducing…‘ of the Performing Arts Festival Berlin 2020.
20th of May 2020 at 16:00 & 20:00
21st of May 2020 at 16:00 // Theaterdiscounter // Berlin
PAF-THEATERDISCOUNTER
04th of March 2020
Invited to the Szenario Festival in Lüneburg
On the first night we looked at maps – LOS ALEMANES DEL VOLGA has been invited to the Szenario – Festival für Darstellende Künste.
16th & 17th of May 2020 // Museum Lüneburg // Lüneburg
Szenario Lüneburg