Melda Hazirci
Munich

Melda Hazirci

Melda Hazirci (performer) trained as foreign language correspondent and lived in New York for a year before taking up theatre. She studied acting at Schauspiel München in her hometown. As […]

Andreas Bachmair
Munich

Andreas Bachmaier

Andreas Bachmaier (performer) is a theatre artist, director and teacher. After training as a culture pedagogue, he attended the Mimeschool of DasArts in Amsterdam. His work moves between intimate theatre […]

Angelika Fink
Munich

Angelika Fink

Angelika Fink (artistic coordinator and performer) studied psychology and sociology and subsequently trained as an actress at the Academy for Music and Dramatic Arts in Graz. In many long and […]

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London

Tracy

As part of PHONE HOME’s contribution to Refugee Week, Upstart Theatre’s Tom Mansfield and filmmaker Rebecca Kenyon interviewed members of Write To Life, the writing group run by Freedom From Torture. […]

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About

About

When was the last time you spoke to someone from home? PHONE HOME is an innovative theatre project about migration and Europe, made by artists in Germany, Greece and the […]

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Athens

Yannis Kalavrianos

Born in Thessaloniki, Greece. Graduate of the Medical School and of the Theatre Studies Department of the Fine Arts School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, where he is also […]

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Munich

On writing letters

Michael Sommer, artistic director of Phone Home Germany, on electronic communication and the political discourse on the ‘refugee crisis’ in Germany. Shortly after email was invented, two things became obvious: […]

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London

Little Blue Dot

Tom Mansfield, Artistic Director of Upstart, writes about responses to recent world events. On February 14th 1990, the Voyager spacecraft took this photo of Earth from six billion kilometres away. The physicist […]

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News

Phone Home Kicks Off!

The tri-national kick-off meeting for the theatre project Phone Home was a success! The introductory meeting took place last Wednesday (October 21st) between the project’s main creative teams, in Athens, […]

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Munich

Michael Sommer

Michael Sommer was born in Kassel, Germany, in 1976. After completing his MPhil in European Literature as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, he started his theatre career in Berlin. During […]

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Team

Tom Mansfield

Tom is Artistic Director of Upstart Theatre. He trained on the MFA in Theatre Directing at Birkbeck, University of London, and at Birmingham University. He previously worked as Youth Theatre […]

Contact

info@phonehome.eu London info@upstart-theatre.co.uk Athens info@highway.gr Munich info@pathosmuenchen.de