The team who hold this project together can be found below.
For the majority of questions, please use the Office contact details below and your query will be passed on to the relevant person.
Phone: 0049 176 2838 2520
Office Hours: Please note – due to funding cuts our office hours are now irregular. Your communications will be answered as soon as possible.
Oli Pinchbeck (firstname.lastname@example.org) – Director/ 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 (email@example.com) – Director: 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 – Assistant Director: After pursuing a career in digital marketing, Kerstin worked several years as full-time artist with her company Cameo Acrobatix and ConTakt. If you’re looking for invoices, or applying for funding and looking for support from Katapult, Kerstin’s the one to speak to.
Piotr Lemieszczuk – Technician: 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.