Pascal studied Business Administration at the University of Applied Sciences Basel and Sociology and Social Anthropology at the University of Basel. Since 2013, he is active as a freelance Production Manager for theatre, dance and film. He works with Volksbühne Basel, the dance collective `Bufo Makmal´ from Basel, the dancers / choreographers Rebecca Weingartner and Mirjam Gurtner as well as the company Mira Film.
In his free time, he enjoys dancing himself and trains in Ballet and Tango.
He grew up in Zürich, studied one year at Jazz school Zürich and Lucerne, changed to Zürich Art School with an exchange to HKU Utrecht/Netherland (Art and Technology). In 2006 he got a diploma as an Art Teacher at ZHdK Zürich.
He played in different bands such as Seelenluft, Märklin and Tim & Puma Mimi. He got several grants from the city of Zürich and Pro Helvetia and an Artist in Residence in New York. He released many CDs and LPs and played live all over Europe, China, Japan and USA.
Recently he composed music for the Stadt Theater Bern, worked with Marcel Leemann and developed with BUFO MAKMAL "We don't create a Piece but we Hug a Plan" and "Into Pieces".
Lukas was born in Thun, Switzerland. In the Year 2012 he got a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication, Animation 2D at Lucerne School of Art and Design.
Before that he did the foundation course in design at the School of Design in Bern/Biel and worked as a stone sculptor at Hefti GmbH.
He was production manager at shnit shortfilmfestival playground Bern and is currently working as a freelancer at Zentrum Paul Klee for animation workshops.He also co-founded the YK Animation Studio GmbH.
Michael was born in Luzern, after his education as a pastry chef he also learned to be a cook at the City-Hotel Ochsen in Zug.
After working there seven years he did a internship as a light technician at Konzept5 GmbH.Since then he has been working as a light technician and designer for Firma Tokyo Blue, Firma Institutet, Steps Theater 11, Tanzwerk 101, Theater Spektakel Zürich and Theaterhaus Südpol in Luzern.
He has been working together with Akram Kahn, Olivier Dubois, Back to Back Theater and others.
Coaching, Outside Eye
Edan was born in Israel, he is a choreographer, teacher and creator of LAMA movement research.
As a dancer he has worked in Israel with the Batsheva Ensemble Dance Company, Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollak Dance Theater.
In the Netherlands he has danced for NND/Galilidance and Club Guy and Roni. Edan has performed the works of many choreographers such as: Ohad Naharin, Inbal Pinto, Sharon Eyal, Itzik Galili, and others.
He has choreographed works on numerous companies such as: Random Collision, Sasha Waltz and Guests, NND/Galilidance, Tanzhaus – Zürich and many more.
He was born in Basel, after working as a primary teacher and freelancing at the Theater Basel as a theater educator he started to study Cultural Studies and Aesthetic practice at the University Hildesheim.
He did artistic work for Theater 11 August, Theater Kormoran, Jury 500, he co-founded the Theater collective machina eX and was involved in productions at Theater Hebbel am Ufer, Gessnerallee Zürich and the 16./17. Internationalen Schillertage.
As a theater educator he has worked in Switzerland, Germany, Uganda and South Africa and he won the jury Prize at the 100 Grad Festival in Berlin.
Since October 2013 is he Dramaturg at the Theater ROXY in Basel.
Lola De La Mata
Lola de la Mata is a London based artist, musician and composer. She studied weaving and printmaking before developing an interest in dance and music notation, and currently studies a Masters in experimental music with Christopher Fox and Jennifer Walshe at Brunel University. Lola’s work ranges from monotypes and graphic scores to installations and compositions for movement, voice, electronics and classical instruments. While her solo work saw her perform in a series associated with St John Sessions in London last year, Lola is involved in numerous collaborations as an improvising violinist and composer.
Earlier this year, Lola had two pieces in a group show, “Sound Artists from Morley” at Morley Gallery, London. Her first commission “for three performers preparing to stand” was performed by the Tre Vocci ensemble in November 2015, and in April 2016 she won an honorary mention for the F I Williams Prize for Composition, for her piece “Katinka”, written for the Distractfold Ensemble and to be performed in May 2016.
Lola is currently developing a series of works with dance company Bufo Makmal after collaborating on VIEL.ES, premiered June 2016. And also with dance artist and poet Anna Gaïotti after a string of forest and garden performances in August 2016.
Stage and Costume
Michela studied Scenography and Stage Design MA at Zürcher Hochschule der Künste and at the Universität für angewandte Kunst in Vienna.
Between 2011 and 2013 she was working at Schauspielhaus Zürich as a Stage Assistant, where she created also her own works.
Since 2013 she is working as a Stage- and Costumedesigner for Theatre- and Dance-Productions.
Her works were shown at Schauspielhaus Wien, Staatstheater Mainz, Theater Roxy Basel, Schauspielhaus Zürich and on various festivals. Her latest production will be shown at Burgtheater Wien in June 2017.
The piece VIEL.ES was her first collaboration with Bufo Makmal.