Born in Graz, Austria
Father of two daughters, Veronika and Theresa
Three grandchildren, Moriz, Luana, Nora
Scholarship and International Baccalaureate at the “United World College of the Atlantic” in Llantwit Major, South Wales, Great Britain
Graduation from the Technical University of Graz, Austria in biomedical electrical engineering
Mime and Pantomime Training with Rolf Scharre, guest lecturer at the University Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria
Postgraduate scholarship and studies at the „Mime Centre London“ with Adam Darius in London, Great Britain
Clown work with Pierre Byland in Zurich, Switzerland
Further studies with Daniel Stein (corporeal mime) in Paris, France
Appearances in numerous operas, theatre productions and TV shows in Austria
Tours and participations in international festivals with his own mime shows throughout Europe, USA, Canada and South East Asia
Director of the first international festivals „New Mimes in Austria“ (1986) and „Direkt Bewegt“ (1988) (organization: Ruth Bartussek)
Initiator of the Austrian Mime Contest „THE GOLDEN EGG“ (1997).
1981 nomination for the “Fringe First Award” in Edinburgh
1988 the Jury Price of the Austrian Arts Council
1990 the Fringe Theatre Price of the City of Vienna
1983 to present – Director of „STUDIO GOLD EGG“ a training space in Vienna for physical and spiritual awareness
Creation and Development of his own MimoSonanz®Method, the representation of unconscious energetic aspects through movement and body expression
Author of two books on the subject of mime and body awareness and a training CD
Professor at the Bruckner Conservatory in Linz, Austria
International Infotainer („The Review Revue“) and Trainer in body language and nonverbal communication, body awareness and the MimoSonanz®Method
- at the International Summer School on Business Mediation (Admont, Austria)
- for Harvard Negotiation Insight Initiative (“HNII”) Harvard Law School (Boston, USA)
- at the Omega Institute (Rhinecliff, NY, USA),
- for Mobius Executive Leadership (Boston, USA)
- for the International Bar Association (Buenos Aires, Argentina / Vancouver, Canada / Vienna, Austria).
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