romi domkowsky

Theatre teacher, dramaturge Romi Domkowsky, born in 1977 in Gera, headed an independent children’s and youth cultural project in Berlin for more than ten years. She earned her doctorate from Berlin University of the Arts on the effects of dramatics & theatre production and served as professor of aesthetic education at Evangelische Hochschule Berlin from 2012 to 2017. Among other topics, her research focused on theatre with and for the very young. Since the 2017/2018 season, she has been head of Theater Oberhausen’s theater:faktorei and dramaturge of its productions for young audiences and their companions

florian fiedler

Artistic director, stage director Florian Fiedler, born in 1977 in Hamburg, grew up in a communal home. Despite his dreams of someday becoming German Chancellor when he was six years old, the state of politics eventually led him to change directions. To fulfil his community service obligation, he served as assistant director of inclusion projects at Thalia Theater Hamburg. In 2004, the trade journal Theater heute named him the year’s most up-and-coming young director. Among other honours, he was awarded the Kurt Hübner Directing Prize, has been invited to Theatertreffen der Jugend and has been represented at “Radikal jung” twice. The Goethe-Institut lists him as one of the 50 most influential directors of the German-speaking world.


stefan keim

Arts & culture journalist Stefan Keim, born in 1967 in Hagen, is a freelance arts & culture journalist, commentator, writer and theatre-maker. He regularly works for cultural shows broadcast on WDR radio and television, the radio station Deutschlandfunk and the newspaper Welt am Sonntag. He writes, directs and performs revue sketches and plays for himself as well as for other performers. He has produced three works of theatre targeted at children and teens, but has refrained from developing more thus far.


agnes lampkin

Actress Agnes Lampkin, born in 1973 in Gloucester (GB), grew up in England until age eleven. Then her family moved to Switzerland, where Agnes studied acting at Zurich University of the Arts and got her first acting job at Theater Basel. Afterwards, she moved on to Theaterhaus Jena. Starting in 1999, she lived in Berlin and performed at theatres such as Maxim Gorki Theater, the Sophiensaele, the Schaubühne and the English Theatre. She moved to Oberhausen two years ago with her family, but continues to perform at various theatres throughout Germany and Switzerland as a freelance actress.