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

For the majority of questions, please contact: and your mail will be passed on to the relevant person.

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 ( Abteilungsleiter of Die Etage circus department. Answering the call of the Katakomben, Declan made Berlin his home some ten years ago, training, performing, teaching and organising juggling and circus-related endeavours of all kinds.

Zietra MøllerEvents and Media Manager: Recent graduate of Die Etage, specialising in aerial rope and juggling, Zietra handles all our social media, and applies her management skills to all aspects of our live events. If you have questions, or are looking to get involved as a volunteer at Katapult, Zietra is there for you!

Kerstin OschabnigAdmin/Funding: After pursuing a career in digital marketing, Kerstin recently took the step to become a full-time artist, sharing her work at Katapult with teaching and performing handstands, acrobatics and aerial. If you’re looking for invoices, or applying for funding and looking for support from Katapult, Kerstin’s the one to speak to.

Sylvain FossierEvents Admin: Sylvain moved to Berlin after graduating from a master degree in Ecology to invest himself in Berlin’s circus scene and community – something close to his heart. Now working as a freelance artist, barman and show bartender, Sylvain is grateful for the opportunity to give back to this community by organising shows and events at Katapult – if you want to perform, organise or be part of an event, he’s your guy.

Francesco ProcopioWorkshops Admin: Francesco joins us with experience running his own arts space in Berlin – Studio 58, Neukolln. He will be your main contact for workshop organisation and administration.

Piotr LemieszczukTech: 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 Mitte 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 person.

Daniela JalobaPR/Admin: Alongside maintaining another job, Daniela brings her previous experience in PR and Marketing in performing arts to Katapult. She will be your first contact for matters related to the website or our newsletters.

Kristina FranciscoResidencies: A recent graduate of Die Etage’s circus department, Kristina is enthusiastic about independent creation and supportive community action. If you’re interested in an artistic residency, Kristina is your go-to person!

Viktoria KohalmiIntern: Viki is a dancer, teacher and performer recently moved to Berlin. She joined the Katapult team as a member of the EU Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs Programme, and is mainly seconded to the Social Media and PR team. You’ll see her around at workshops, shows and parties – feel free to contact her for photos and videos of yourself, as well as giving her feedback about our events.