Interdisciplinary Playground

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This is an interdisciplinary program that consists of 6 workshops, from 2 Swiss professional artists (Antje Brueckner, Angela Stoecklin) specialized in such topics: 

  • movement in space
  • light and sound
  • musicality in movement, space and light 

Through case study, and hands-on experience, participants will be introduced to how to create performative installative spaces, moving spatial-sensuous experiences, translating movement into spatiality, engaging public space, etc.

Program details: 

  1. Dramaturgy Workshop ( 120 min )
  2. Lighting Design Workshop ( 120 min )
  3. Movement Composition Workshop ( 120 min )
  4. Three-Day-Intensive-Workshop ( 550 min )

Antje Brueckner

Born 1960 in Germany, Wiesbaden grew up in Switzerland, Canton Zurich.

Looking back Brueckner sees that in her work the different layers of the visual and performative arts have merged already from very early on.

Currently Brueckner works part-time at Sogar theater, a literary theater in Zurich (

As freelancer she creates lighting concepts for dance and theater, lastly for Rebellas ( and Anna Heinimann(

Brueckner and choreographer and artist Angela Stoecklin connects through a long-term collaboration from multi- and inter-disciplinary perspectives.

Angela Stoecklin

Angela Stoecklin grew up in Iran and Nepal and has been living in Switzerland since 1979.

She attended art school in Basel and received her dance education at ch-Tanztheater Zurich. She holds a Master of Arts BFH in Contemporary Arts Practise.

Stoecklin has danced for numerous contemporary companies and productions in Switzerland, Germany and Belgium.

She further created choreography, performative and installation pieces, short to full-length productions, solo and interdisciplinary projects, and does intercultural work. She explores the multilayered facets of communication and perception and explores process-oriented approaches.

Stoecklin founded the fusion projects in 2008 encompass works of interaction between different art forms.

In 2019, Stoecklin launched the Festival Instant Composition in Zurich in collaboration with the Zirkusquartier. 


Dramaturgy Workshop

Dramaturgy is the overall rhythmical arch of a production. This workshop offers theoretical and practical insight. What are the basic questions to start off with? How do we accomplish what we search for?

Teacher: Angela Stoecklin 

Duration: 120 min

Capacity: <20 people


Lighting Design Workshop

In the broadest sense the lighting-designer must create the luminous world of a production. What are the objectives of the lighting-designer? What does lighting accomplish? How do we get there?

Teacher: Antje Brueckner, Angela Stoecklin (Assistant)

Duration: 120 min

Capacity: 8-10 people


Movement Composition Workshop

This workshop gives an insight into what Swiss choreographer Angela Stoecklin considers as basic aspects of composition for dance. Together with Angela, participants are expect to experience different possibilities of build-up in a composition. The workshop ends with a circle for reflection, questions and exchange.

Teacher: Angela Stoecklin 

Duration: 120 min

Capacity: 8-10 people


Interdisciplinary Workshop

“Have you ever wondered at the thoughts, imaginations and imagery that happen at the very same moment in the minds of the surrounding people, or those in that city or country or world?”

This 3-day-workshops focuses on a case study of an  installative performance – “ghosts”, (Spazio Ludens2).

Creators of this performance walk the participants through the journey of making an interdisciplinary work that explores spatial material situations, space-body relationships, light-sound-movement relationships, and more.

Teacher: Angela Stoecklin, Antje Brueckner

Duration: 3 days 

Capacity: 8-10 people