Undesirable Elements/Berlin

2002
Theater

About the Production

Undesirable Elements/Berlin explores the lives of six multicultural community members living in Berlin. The cast included individuals with origins in Vietnam, Eritrea, Croatia, Israel, the United States and Palestine. Undesirable Elements/Berlin is an emotionally moving challenge to traditional attitudes towards cultural belonging, a poetic expression of human diversity and similarity.

Production Team And Cast

Directed by

Ping Chong and Michael Rohd, in collaboration with the cast

Written by

Ping Chong and Michael Rohd, in collaboration with the cast

Translated by

Britta Geister

Cast

Sladja Blazan, Amy Evans, Freweyni Habtemariam, Dinh-Tung Nguyen, Alia Rayyan, Dodi Reifenberg

Performance History

Premiere

IN TRANSIT Theatre Festival, House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany (June 2003)

Partners

Werkstatt der Kulturen

Funders

Michael Rohd’s participation was made possible by a New Generations grant from Theater Communications Group