+++ here are some photos of Mareike from the last SIGNA performance Det Åbne Hjerte (The Open Heart) at Århus Festuge 2019 +++

+++ Due to the Corona crisis Mareike’s upcoming performances and community art projects have been cancelled until further notice. Updates about new dates will follow as soon as the situation will be clearer. Mareike send greetings from isolation in Berlin. Until then stay healthy and best wishes! +++

+++ Here is an interview of Mareike talking about the Sound Walk:

+++ From November 2019 Mareike will be working on a Sound Walk through Tbilisi based on stories of members of the transgender community +++

+++ From September 2019, Mareike will be performing in SIGNA’s “Det Åbne Hjerte” (The Open Heart) during the Århus Festuge. More information here +++

Das halbe Leid ©Goldmann/SIGNA, 2018 — a Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg

Das halbe Leid ©Goldmann/SIGNA, 2018 — Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg


March 2019

The performance “Night and Day” directed by Mareike Wenzel was performed at Politika Tbilisi. The performance was the continuation of Mareike’s work with WISG and members of the transgender community Tbilisi. For more than half a year Mareike had been working with a group of transgender people and devising a play with them, telling their stories through characters of Greek mythology. More to follow soon


Autumn 2018

Mareike’s theatre company აიწონა-დაიწონა premiered its first own play – “თამაში”. The performance will tour DVV International’s regional centers in Georgia. In December “Night and Day” a devised performance directed by Mareike in collaboration with WISG will be premiered at “Success Bar” Tbilisi.


Spring 2018

Mareike is currently giving theatre in education workshops for teachers in Georgia. She is also working on a new children’s play with her company აიწონა-დაიწონა which will be toured through Georgia in autumn and winter 2018. Additionally she is working on a performance piece for the Georgian Women’s rights organisation WISG and is conducting theatre workshops for DVV International Georgia.


January 2018

Mareike has joined SIGNA again as guest star for the performance “Das Halbe Leid” at Schauspielhaus Hamburg, where she played the part of Bauchstech-Anna

Das halbe Leid ©Goldmann/SIGNA, 2018 – Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg



March 2017

Mareike has founded the children’s theatre company აიწონა დაიწონა (AITSONA DAITSONA) in Tbilisi, Georgia and is currently touring two adaptations of plays by Volker Ludwig (GRIPS Theater Berlin) through Georgia. For more information see აიწონა-დაიწონა.


December 2015

Mareike just returned from Georgia, where she had developed her performance project “PLAY” for the 2nd Tbilisi Triennial

Aim of the project was to revive the old theatre in the Georgian village of Machkhaani and to create a self-organized cultural space for the people of the village.

PLAY Machkhaani (c) Mareike Wenzel 2015, photo: Mariam Gabrichidze

PLAY Machkhaani (c) Mareike Wenzel 2015, photo: Mariam Gabrichidze

With kind support of:






Mareike and New Collective from Tbilisi have been invited to show their performance WELCOME at FLARE15 Festival in Manchester this July. Unfortunately, the British Embassy is denying to grant the Georgian participants the visa to enter the UK. Here is the story so far: What happens when you try to do a performance about migration in an EU country, with most members of the ensemble coming from outside EU

WELCOME (c)New Collective2015



The website to „A Supra of Her Own“ is now online, click here

Die Website zur Ausstellung und Performance “A Supra of her Own” ist jetzt online                     Hier geht es zur Website.

(c)A Supra Of Her Own; photo: Nini Alavidze 2014

(c)A Supra Of Her Own; photo: Nini Alavidze 2014


Till 14/12/2014 Mareike is playing Dr. Lizzibeta Wächter in the new SIGNA performance “Ventestedet” at Republique Theater in Copenhagen. Premiere: 23/10/2014.

Bis zum 14.12.2014 spielt Mareike Dr. Lizzibeta Wächter in der neuen SIGNA Performance “Ventestedet” am Republique Theater in Kopenhagen, Premiere: 23.10.2014.

(c) SIGNA, Germania Song, Central Theater Leipzig, 2009

(c) SIGNA, Germania Song, Central Theater Leipzig, 2009


An article on domestic violence with photos of Mareike’s performance “Supra of Her Own”.

Ein Artikel zum Thema häusliche Gewalt mit Fotos von Mareikes Performance “A Supra of Her Own”.


In August Mareike’s performance “Urban Street Food Dinner Club” will take place at different public places in Berlin, more information here.

Im August findet Mareikes “Urban Street Food Dinner Club” an verschiedenen Orten in Berlin statt, Informationen hier.


June 2014

Solo-Performance for the exhibition “A Supra Of Her Own” at Gallery Nectar, Tbilisi/Georgia.

Solo-Performance im Rahmen der Ausstellung “A Supra Of Her Own” Gallery Nectar, Tiflis/Georgien.

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In June Mareike was guest lecturer at Centre for Contemporary Art Tbilisi. Following a workshop with students, we deviced the workshop performance “Three Sisters – The Leaving Party”.

Im Juni war Mareike Gast Dozentin im Centre for Contemporary Art Tbilisi. Nachdem Workshop mit Studenten entstand die Workshop Performance “Three Sisters – The Leaving Party”.

Three Sisters - The Leaving Party

Three Sisters – The Leaving Party











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