„Ne dufte Stadt ist mein Berlin“
Come to a musical-literary trip in Berlin of the 1920s and 1930s.
Learn about the Berliners of this time and different aspects of their life.
Follow us on the favorite streets and back alleys during the gray routines and wicked night life.
Always there: sometimes lively, sometimes melancholic music of this contradictory time.
Dafne-Maria Fiedler – Actress
Dafne-Maria Fiedler, born in Lübeck, studied Theater studies in Berlin, before she could take part in the Fetengagement. Since 2002, she has been a freelance actress in Berlin, working with different companies such as as the Berlin Shakespeare Company.
She has also made numerous play readings, as well as moderated at film festivals or evening events. She has also been working as a theater coach for children since 2007, and is now also writing and producing her own works, such as “Lola and Pola” or “Nächtliche Liebschaften”. One of her favourite interests has always been the combination of Music and Literature, with her main work partner in this area being Anna Barbara Kastelewicz.
Sylke Hannasky – Actress
She later took part in many theater performances in Hannover, Erlangen, Sommerhausen, Nürnberg and Berlin
As of 2003, she bceme a freelance actress for theater and TV, as well as a director and theater coach.
In 2005, she decided to put a greater emphasis on theater work with young children and teenagers, with instutions such as dm-drogeriemarkt, alnatura, budnikowsky etc. Here she stages several shows for and with young people.
In 2010 she also took over the Sheakespeare Kinder, and the Jugendclub Shakespeare Company Berlin e.V., in which she adapted and directed 3 Shekespeare Classics.
In 2009, she toook part in the manic “The Christmas story, or how it really was”. There followed a Clara Schuhmann evening “Clara – a CV” (2010), “Like in the film” a play about the theater of yearning (2012). In doing so, she took over the co-direction, and played a role in it too.
Other works she’s directed are, for example, “Nächtliche Liebschaften” – Operetta (2013) and “So oder So” (2014)
She has also directed a new project “Carmen” – a modern singing game for Bizet / Mérimée arranged for two accordions, which premiered in January 2015 in Berlin.
Anna Barbara Kastelewicz – Violin
Anna Barbara Kastelewicz performs on the modern violin with modern 20th and 21st century works and performs baroque pieces on the Baroque violin.
In her violin-piano duo, she is mainly devoted to a classical and romantic repertoire, with a preference for French sonatas and pieces from around 1900.
She plays as a Solo violinist in Musicals and Salon-Music Ensembles, with a “Roaring 20’s” program.
In her projects, she likes to combine the various arts in the performances. Between 2007 and 2014, she was the artistic director of the annual “Musikfestival Lüneburger Heide”.
Isna Bernds – Piano
Insa Bernds studied piano, music theory, violin and then musicology and comparative studies in Lübeck, Freiburg, Milan and Berlin. She works as a freelance musician and musicologist in Berlin. The main focus of her pianist activity is in the field of accompaniment, accompaniment of the composer and chamber music.
In numerous music theater projects, she worked as a pianist in the performances. She regularly performs as an orchestra pianist, organist and harpsichordist, and she also accompanies masterclasses. She also performs as a soloist and ensemble, including the Berlin Shimmy Orchestra, dedicated to the music of the “Roaring Twenties”, early jazz and swing.