ABOUT

BIRGIT WIEGER is a Berlin based performer, choreographer and director from the field of movement- and object theater. Thereby she focuses on interactive, site-specific and live art formats and often collaborates in interdisciplinary projects.

Her projects investigate the intersection of reality and fiction, characterized by the experiences of everyday life specialist. They invite spectators and performers to discover their local and social environment, to question and to look at it from unusual points of view. The connection of movement, sound, space and objects originate unconventional sound- and movement landscapes. Birgit creates dance-, theatre and performance-projects.

Since spring 2021 she works as performer & production manager for the visual site specific company GROTEST MARU.

Since 2018 she is performer for DIRECTIE & CO in the productions LAUDRY XL and MULTIPLES.

In 2018 she founded with Silvia Sauer PINGPENGPERFORMANCES . They create audiovisual dance-performances as Live Art Projects. PINGPENGPERFORMANCES has made it their mission to negotiate socially relevant topics in their performances and to bring positive alternatives on stage.

2012-2015 she collaborated with Jochen Stechmann on the project SIGNS by STECHMANN | WIEGER which was shown on venues like OEROL FESTIVAL, CHALONS DANS LA RUE, SPOFFIN FESTIVAL, OVER HET IJ ...

Since 2003 she worked in 20 productions of the site specific theatre company DAS LETZTE KLEINOD

Most remarkable Birgit has worked with GROTEST MARU, DANSMAKERS AMSTERDAM, DAS LETZTE KLEINOD, ATZE MUSIKTHEATER, SONJA ALHÄUSER, THEATER JUNGE GENERATION DRESDEN, DIRECTIE & CO, JOCHEN STECHMANN, LE CRATÈRE ALES, SUSANNE MARX PRODUCTIONS, SIEGMAR ZACHARIAS, NORBERT MAUK und JÜRG MONTALTA. She was also core-member of the URBAN INSTANT DANCE SERIES-project by RESET DANCE CONNECTION BERLIN.