Johanna Castell

Schwarz-weiß Porträtfoto von Johanna Castell.
Johanna Castell

Johanna Castell, born in 1985, lives and works in Berlin and Frankfurt. From 2005 to 2011 she studied Applied Theater Studies in Gießen. In 2009, she directed and organized the “Diskurs – Festival for Young Performing Arts” together with Verena Billinger, Stine Hertel and Johanna Seitz. As a theater director, she develops her own performances, which are regularly shown in Hamburg and Berlin. Her performance “Analog Avatar” was awarded the Jury Prize of the “100-Grad Festival” in Berlin. Together with director Elise Bernstorff, she co-developed and performed the lecture performance “Bitte kommen Sie pünktlich”, which was awarded the Gießen Performing Science Prize. Together with actress Johanna Gagern, she co-directed a series of cultural projects for school classes as part of the Berlinale Generation. As a set designer, she has worked on various film projects by students of the dffb. Together with visual artist Rosalie Schweiker, she has developed immersive installations in various contexts, including the Fleetstreet Residency and at the Goethe-Institut in Finland. Johanna Castell is a mother of four and gives workshops and lectures on the compatibility of theater and care work, e.g. at the 2018 Industry Get-Together of the Performing Arts Program Berlin.

Work History

Konzept, Licht, Performance

Dea Ex MachinaSwoosh Lieu

Künstler*innenhaus Mousonturm Frankfurt am Main Deutschland
Ankündigungsbild für Dea Ex Machina, türkiser Hintergrund, sechs Streifen in Regenbogenfarben, drei Figuren aus Technikbilder collagiert, Text aus Platinen: Dea Ex Machina, Swoosh Lieu
Dea Ex Machina 2020 — 1

Workshopleitung

Who Cares? – Modelle der Vereinbarung von Theater und Care-ArbeitPerforming Arts Programm Branchentreff 2018

Raketa Studio Berlin Deutschland

Konzept, Licht, Performance

Who Moves?!Swoosh Lieu

Künstler*innenhaus Mousonturm Frankfurt am Main
Sophiensaele Berlin
Kampnagel Hamburg
Muffathalle München
Part of:Festival Politik im freien Theater
Who Moves?! Frankfurt LAB, 2017 — 1
Who Moves?! Frankfurt LAB, 2017 — 1

Konzept, Licht, Performance

Who Cares?!Swoosh Lieu

Künstler*innenhaus Mousonturm Frankfurt am Main
Haus der Berliner Festspiele Berlin
Part of:Stückemarkt des Berliner Theatertreffens 2017
studiobühne Köln
Part of:Impulse Festival 2017

Konzept und Regie

ANALOG AVATARJohanna Castell

Fleetstreet Hamburg Deutschland

Notes:

Gewinnerin des Jury Preises des 100° Festivals Berlin 2013

Szenenfoto Analog Avatar

Konzeption und Durchführung

Salaisuus PiilossaJohanna Castell, Rosalie Schweiker

Fleetstreet Hamburg Deutschland

Konzept, Ausstattung

Grundriss 1Swoosh Lieu

Idee, Konzept, Raum

239,4 m3Johanna Castell

Fleetstreet Hamburg Deutschland

Konzept und Organisation

Dirskurs FestivalFestivalVerena Billinger, Johanna Castell, Stine Hertel, Johanna Seitz

Performance

Bitte kommen Sie pünktlichElise Bernstorff