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mime corporel meets mimactiv
Atelier des Mimes is a Berlin / Germany based conglomerat of mimes, training, exploring and performing together. Atelier des Mimes produces theatrical mime productions and offers several-months-long intensive workshops in physical theatre, mime and ‘mime corporel dramatique’ (Etienne Decroux Technique).
This enterprise was founded in fall 2013 by Oliver and is lead by him ever since. Please find much more information on our website  
Atelier des Mimes   productions   2014 - 2019longer version here  
6 years   •   11 productions   •   6 min
performer:  Hanna Funk,  Gaia Giancaspro,  Marcel Pilz,  Mattes Weissbach,  Gwen Kyrg,  Roberta Del Ben,  Tiziana Cillumbriello,  Lissi Stoessel,  Lena Neuber,  Daniel O'Shea,  Zuzana Smetáčková,  Joana Gottstein,  Shahab Anousha,  Verónica Terriente Garcia,  Jules Poulain-Plissonneau,  Topi Hurtig,  Kirstine Lindemann,  Nicolas Célestine Bregović,  Martina Archain,  Anaïs Caillaud,  Mattis Schlootz,  Cornelia Miceli,  Gáspár Bálint,  Letizia Airoldi,  Simon Moreau,  Barbara Wiltschek,  Lauri Lohi,  Thann Buck,  Oliver Pollak and more   •   lighting, editing, directing:  Oliver Pollak
Teaching has also lead me abroad, to meet and teach and collaborate with performers from different cultures and theatres, like Iran (pix  ) or Nepal (pix     •   videos  )
What I always found: Cultures might be different. The passion is the same. Mime moves, no matter what.
Mandala-workshop Kathmandu
20min documentation on a 4-day workshop held by Oliver Pollak in Kathmandu, Nepal
a film by Gábor Hollós   •   19min   •   in english   •   organized by: Mada[r]t   •   at Mandala Theatre, Kathmandu, Nepal   •   January 2017   •   images  
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La Nativité du Seigneur   •   9 Méditations: No. 9: "Dieu parmi nous"
1 of 9 pieces   •   12min   •   January 20th 2024   •   Klosterkirche Vechta
organ: KMD Eckhard Manz   •   dance: Oliver Pollak
Méditation No.4: "le verbe" here          The entire evening (1h) here  
a solo by Oliver Pollak   •   premiere: 11th, 12th, 13th of November 2022   •   photo: Mildred Klaus
all infos on the show:
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9min solo-performance   •   split screen   •   2010 & 2017   •   6 years in between
by and with Oliver Pollak   •   composition: Peter Helmut Lang   •   newer versions  
excerpt   •   9min   •   recorded May 28th 2016 in Berlin   •   dance, piano, cameras, writing... all improvised   •   more  infos here          images  
with Oliver Pollak, Gaia Giancaspro, Gwen Kyrg, Roberta Del Ben   •   concept: Oliver Pollak   •   cameras: Christian Mattis, Hugo Reis, Marina Castellana and A. Padovani
falling, in love
Hanna Funk  &  Oliver Pollak   •   rehearsal excerpts   •   8 min   •   21st of December 2016   •   more  infos here          images  
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alle seine monde
by rawmantics ( aka  Atelier des Mimes )
single scene ‘vagina flower’   •   4 ½ min   •   December 8th 2018   •   more  infos here          images  
with Anaïs Caillaud,  Mattis Schlootz,  Cornelia Miceli,  Gáspár Bálint,  Letizia Airoldi
directed and edited by Oliver Pollak   •   cameras: Christian Mattis, Gabór Hollós, Thann Buck
Clan Destin
single scene   •   5min   •   recorded May 30th 2015 in Berlin   •   more  infos here          images          full show  
with Lisi Stoessel, Hanna Funk, Roberta Del Ben, Tiziana Cilumbriello, Marcel Pilz, Lena Neuber
directed and edited by Oliver Pollak   •   cameras: Stefano Casertano, Thilo Wittenbecher, Antonio Padovani and more
Bar jeder Hoffnung
trailer   •   3min   •   recorded June & July 2014 in Berlin   •   more  infos here          images          other videos on  'Bar jeder Hoffnung'  
with Mattes Weißbach, Hanna Funk, Marcel Pilz & Gaia Giancaspro
directed and edited by Oliver Pollak   •   cameras: Stefano Casertano, Thilo Wittenbecher, Christian Mattis and more
Collation of 4 shorts
from 2013 – 2015   •   12min   •   with students from the film-academy “Konrad Wolf” in Berlin Potsdam
Fahrt zur Hölle
a film by Henning Beckhoff
14min   •   2015   •   shot on 16mm   •   German with English subtitles
Outside the door
a film by Gábor Hollós
3½ min   •   2019   •   English with German subtitles
no strings attached
dance video   •   6 ½min   •   shot May 25th 2017 in Berlin
performers: Jules Poulain-Plissonneau & Verónica Terriente Garcia   •   choreo & video: Oliver Pollak   •   produced by Atelier des Mimes
10min   •   shot in Kathmandu, Nepal   •   Feb 4th, 2017   •   different cut from Gábor Hollós          behind the scene pix on facebook          see also  "Antigone in Nepal"  
with: Akanchha Karki, Utpal Jha, Nisha Joshi, Aayan Khadka   •   directing & editing: Oliver Pollak   •   camera: Gábor Hollós        production: Mada[r]t
Improvisation   •   1 ½ min   •   Spring 2016   •   pic shot in Varansi / India
Vier feine Düfte
Four impressionistic piano tunes   •   10mins   •   composed in the late 90s   •   Paris & London   •   notation: fall 2019
Screen Capture of notation while computer is playing back with simple synthesized piano sound (no human feel. as reference only)

   •   piano scores (as .pdf, 16 pages, of which notation: 12)  
   •   on (view, download, playback)  
   •   attempts on the piano...  
Design-Leuchten aus Berlin  /  Austern & Muscheln  /  Messing & Kupfer  /  Zement & Plastik
un huître monde est possible.
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Austern (Normandie), Messing, Kupfer, LEDs, Plastik
H: ~50, B: ~15, T: ~15cm   •   Sockel: H: 15, ∅: 5cm   •   12V   •   ~1 bis 7 Watt (je nach Schalterstellung)   •   ~1,1kg   •   in Serie
je ein Schalter mit je 2 Helligkeiten für Austern und für Rohr-Innenbeleuchtung = 8 verschiedene Lichtstimmungen
Austern (&Muscheln), Messing, Zement oder Plastik
H: ~25cm, Sockel: ∅: 6cm   •   12V   •   ~1,5 Watt   •   ~300-500g   •   ein/aus Schalter   •   in Serie


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