The team who hold this project together can be found below.

For the majority of questions, please use the office e-mail address below. Kerstin and Luana handle all daily business and respond emails alternating – sometimes you might start a conversation with Kerstin and continue the conversion with Luana – and vice versa. 


Phone: 0049 176 2838 2520

Office Hours: Please note – that our office hours are irregular. Your communications will be answered as soon as possible. The communication via emails allows us to answer more easily within working hours. 

Oli Pinchbeck ( Project Management: After a successful early career in digital project management and some years touring as a street performer, Oli decided to apply his skill set to an area much closer to his heart – performing arts. He moved to Berlin in 2015 to start Katapult with Declan.

Declan Mee ( Declan Mee has a wide-ranging experience encompassing teaching, performing, directing and more. Originally from Dublin, he has been working in juggling and circus for 19 years. Declan was the head juggling teacher at Die Etage Berlin – Schule der darstellenden Künste e.V. from 2010 to 2022 and was the director of the contemporary circus department from 2014 to 2020. He has also taught extensively as a guest teacher at many other professional circus schools, institutions and festivals throughout Europe.

Kerstin Oschabnig ( Director: After pursuing a career in project management and digital marketing, Kerstin worked several years as full-time artist with her companies Cameo Acrobatix and ConTakt. She accompanies the project of Katapult since 2017, first as helping hand to aquire fundings and since 2023 as assistant director.

Zietra MøllerAssistant Director: Since graduating from Die Etage arts school in Berlin, Zietra has been working at Katapult as assistant director, graphic designer and social media manager.

Luana Yázigi ( Manager/Admin: Luana first moved to Berlin in 2003 where she graduated in linguistics and literature. In Berlin she also discovered her passion for aerial acrobatics. Back in South America she then went on to become a professional aerialist giving workshops and performing in different countries. Since 2018 she has been living in Berlin and, besides working for Katapult, also teaches aerial.

Piotr LemieszczukTechnician: Piotr moved to Berlin to study in circus school and focus on improving his juggling skills and performing. He also found here a passion for lighting and stage technique. Mostly self-educated, Piotr is constantly gaining experience by various projects, internships, and freelance work. Currently he puts his skills and knowledge to use at Theaterhaus Schöneweide and at Katapult. If you’re planning to perform or shoot a video in our space and you have any tech-related questions, he’s your go-to contact.


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