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Biography

Lindy Annis

Lindy Annis studied acting, dance and voice in New York, earning a degree from N.Y.U.’s Experimental Theater Wing. She produces performance and theater works, acts as Dramaturge and curator, as well as writing texts for the stage. Her current long-term series, The Body Archive, is a collection of performance, gallery and stage compositions focusing on emotional body gestures – their iconography, their evolution through time and their role in contemporary western society.

Lindy Annis has worked with such artist and groups as Tim Miller, The Wooster Group, Xavier Le Roy and Eszther Solomon as well as collaborating with the composers Frieder Butzmann, Sven Ake Johhanson, Hans Peter Kuhn and Nicholas Bussmann, among others.

She is engaged in an extended artistic cooperation with the artist Antonia Baehr in the form of a recurring dramaturgical exchange.

2017
Frankenstein
Labor Sonor in KuLe, Berlin

2016

„Soundsoviel Zeugs“   von Lindy Annis & Frieder Butzmann
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin
Im Begleitprogramm zur Ausstellung Dieter Roth und die Musik

„The Fall of the House of Usher“
Ausland, Berlin

2015

Tableau IV  (Persephone)
Milchhof Artists Studios

2014

Tableau III – ROOM 30
Milchhof Artists Studios

Tableau II – AQUAFEMME ALMIGHTY
Galerie M, Marzahn

“Routines” – Choreographie für ein Performance von Barbara Steppe
Neuer Berliner Kunstverein

2013

„POSE“ (work in progress)
Beurschouwburg, Brussels

2012

„The Pathos Collection – Six Dialogues on Image – Movement – Emotion“
with Bettina Brandl-Risi
Berlin

„Tableau: Diana at Casserta“
Akkumulator Nacht „Fem“, Schaubühne Lindenfels, Leipzig

2011

The Body Archive Video Installation
Milchhof, Berlin

 

The Body Archive:

„House of Memories“
with Fireder Butzmann and Antonia Baehr
„the feminine figures, the encyclopedia of tragic attitude, part II“
with Josephine Evrard
Sophiensaele, Berlin

2010

Dramaturgy: „Barnes dance“
Concept: Nicholas Bussmann
Premier: September 2010 Berlin


Dramaturgy: „For Faces“
Concept: Antonia Baehr
Premier: October 2010 Kortrjik, Belgium

„Walden 22“
A short-performance for the finissage of the exhibition „Ultrahocherhitzt“
Milchhof, Berlin

Artist in Residence
„The Iconography of Body Gestures“
Fabrik Potsdam

2009

Curator/Mentor
DasArts Masters of Theater program
Block: Learning by Teaching
Amsterdam, Netherlands

„Walden“ (Short-Performance)
after Henry Thoreau, Milchhof Berlin

Curator of “Ultrahocherhitzt”
An exhibition series, Milchhof Berlin (Sept. 2009 – April 2010)

Board member, Milchhof Artist’s Collective, Berlin

2008

“Warburgs Memo”
Music: Nicholas Bussmann, Draturgy: Antonia Baehr,
Hebbel-am-Ufer, Berlin

Dramaturgy for  „Laugh“
by Antonia Baehr – Les Laboratoire d’Aubervilliers, France

2007

„MY ULYSSES“
music: Frieder Bussmann, dramaturgy: Antonia Baehr
Sophien Saele, Berlin

„Nom D’une Pipe“  a duet with Antonia Baehr –
Les Subsistances, Lyon

„Mosquito Park“  a play for young people – Cornelsen Verlag, Berlin

2006

„ARCADIA“   (formerly “Birthday”)
an interactive video installation – Tanznacht / Akademie der Künste, Berlin

2005

„SEX“ („Play“) Music: Nicholas Bussmann
HAU 2, Berlin

2004

„An American Tragedy“ – HAU 1, Berlin
„Lady Hamilton“s Attitudes“ – HAU 3, Berlin

2003

„Big Eden“ (spoken word) – Big Eden, Berlin

2002

„Lady Hamilton“s Attitudes, stage 1“ – Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
„SHORTS, 5 Melancholische bis Tragische Stücke“ – Podewil Berlin:
– Encyclopedia of Tragic Attitudes (with Xavier Le Roy)
– Death of a Salesman
– Lazy Legs
– Auerbachs Keller
– The Cherry Orchard

2000

„BLOW UP FAUST 2000:“ the Jungle, CNN and Tele-Tubbie versions (with Frieder Butzmann, Rudie Ewals, Katrin Schoof) – Podewil Berlin

1998

„Frequent Flyer“ (with Dr. Motte) – Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
„Salomé 7″ (with Butzmann, Ewals, Schoof) – Podewil Berlin“
„The Cherry Orchard“ – Theater of the former Russian Headquarters of the GDR

1996

„My Life as a Circus“ – Theater am Halleschen Ufer Berlin
„HAMLET.TXT“ – Stükke Theater Berlin

1995

„A Missing Person & Some Objèts Trouvés“ (with Marie Goyette) – Hebbel Theater Berlin

1994

„30 Reasons why I’m not a child anymore“ – Akademie der Künste, Berlin

1992

„Three Sisters“ – Institute of Contemporary Art Moscow
„All About me – English in 6 Steps“ – Künstlerhaus Wien

The Paternoster Triology

1992

„America: Columbus in the Elevator“ – Schöneberg City Hall, Berlin

1991

„Dante in the Elevator“ – Senat für Bau- und Wohnungswesen Berlin

1990

„Alice in the Elevator“ – The Headquarters of the Socialist Party, East Berlin

Scholarships, etc.

2003

Award for „experimental work in the theater“ for SHORTS Thespis festival, Kiel

1998

Artist in Residence Podewil, Berlin

1996

Work scholarship, from the City of Berlin, Künstlerinnenprogramm

1993 + 1994

„Bjelka“ Symposien, Petrovski Blvd, Moskau

1992

„Salon“, Work stipend from the City of Berlin for Moscow

Plays for young people

1996

„On the Run“, with Platypus Theater, Berlin

1994

„Play To Win“, with Platypus Theater, Berlin

1993

„Kisses and Cokes“, 1998 published by Cornelsen Publishing House