Viola Köster & Ren Saibara
Viola Köster is a freelance dramaturg, writer and director. She has worked at the Schillertage at Nationaltheater Mannheim as well as at the New Hamburg Festival by Schauspielhaus Hamburg. During the 2016/2017 season, she was a dramaturg at Deutsches Theater Göttingen. Since then, she has worked on a number of independent theater and physical theater productions.
Ren Saibara is a Japanese director and performer. She has presented her work at many different international theater festivals in Japan. In 2018, she had premiered her performance Suicide-Hotel Nirwana - Eine philosophisch unterwanderte Science-Fiction-Komödie über den Freitod, which received a great deal of attention.