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Aleksandar Acev

  • Grew up in Zagreb, Croatia
  • Contemporary mime, choreographer, body language instructor and director of physical theater
  • Studies mime at the School of Applied Arts and Design in Zagreb and the Moving Academy for Performing Arts in Amsterdam
  • Scholarship from the National Endowment for the Arts, Pomona College
  • Performs with (among others) Groupe Dunes, Karina Holla, Griftheater, Wunderbaum, Theater Exit
  • Solo appearances in 15 different countries, as well as in film and television productions
  • Collaborations  with various projects, among others with the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Klavier Festival Ruhr, the Lucerne Festival, the Macedonian National Theater in Skopje, the National Theater of Istria in Rijeka
  • Beginning in the early 1990s: stages school performances, develops projects that promote the social competence among the participants alongside artistic aims – UNESCO theater project for refugee children from the Balkans, educational project for the Berliner Philharmoniker, prison theater at the Tegel Correctional Facility, body language for priests at the KTU Linz
  • Teaching activities and workshops among others at the Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Art, the Hochschule für Darstellende Künste Hamburg, the Alanus Hochschule, the Frankfurt University Music and Performing Arts, the Hochschule für Musik Basel, the New Bulgarian University Sofia, the ADU Skopje, Etage Berlin, the Mime Centrum Berlin, the Los Kurbas Center Kiev, the Gate Festival at Newcastle, the MAPA Theater Belgrade, the Academy of Arts in Osijek, the Spielfestival Andorf, the ArtEZ Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Jacksonville University Florida, Bucharest, Budapest (Traffo Theatre) , Bratislava, Leipzig (Schaubühne am Lindenfels), Mostar, Novi Sad (Serbian National Theatre), Prague, Pula (National Theater of Istria), Sarajevo (War Theatre),  Musikakademie Weikersheim (Jeunesses Musicales Deutschland)
  • Since 2006: instructor in movement techniques and body language for actors at the Anton Bruckner Universität in Linz, Austria
  • Since 2009: lecturer at the Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin in the technical foundations of scenic instruction (body language and stage presence for singers)