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Chronology / Other Projects
Rolling (2019)
The Umbrellas of Phnom Penh(2017 / 2018)
Fassbinder, Faust and the Animists (2017)
Dance Portraits - Cambodia (2016)
Asutorito Endoruwaitowith Astrid Endruweit(2016)
Galaxy Khmer / Portrait Series Battambangwith The Cambodian Space Project(2014)
Portrait Series Battambang - Installment 1 (2012)
Burgportraits Vienna(2011)
Portrait Series Rotterdam(2010)
Portrait Series Istanbul(2010)
Death, Dance and Some Talk(2010)
Portrait Series Berlin (2007)
The Biography Remix with Marina Abramovic (2004)
Portrait Series. Alone / Gregoire(2004)
The H.C. Andersen Project – Tales and Costumes (2003)
Portraits 360 Sek (2002)
Total Masala Slammer – Heartbreak No. 5 (2001)
pigg in hell (2000)
Out of Sorts (1999)
Frankula (1998)
Planet Lulu (1997)
Solo with Charlotte Engelkes (1995)
Daniel and the Dancers (1994)
Rough (1994)
Jack’s Travelogue / La Prison des Femmes (1992)
Fast Forward /Bad Air und so…(1991)
Rewind Song (1989)
Pressure (1987)
Return of Sensation (1984)
White Out (1982)
Snapping, Computing and Performing (1981)
Maniac Productions(1975–1979)

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ADAPTATIONS - PART I (1975 - 2000) & PART II (2000 - 2020)

presented by ImPulsTanz in the series of ImPulsTanz Specials.

Unfortunately, the world premieres of Michael Laub’s lectures ADAPTATIONS Part I (1975–2000) and Part II (2000–2020) cannot take place on 1st and 2nd October 2020 due to the travel warning for Vienna issued by Belgium. We hope to be able to offer an alternative date as soon as possible.


supported by a cooperation of Freie Universität Berlin, MA Dance Studies at the department of Philosophy and Humanities / Institute for Theatre Studies at Freie Universität Berlin ( summer term 2020),
the German Academic Exchange Service ( DAAD) and Akademie der Künste Berlin.

Valeska Gert guest professorship
Department of Theatre Sciences at Freie Universität Berlin - spring / summer term 2020.
Supported by a cooperation of Freie Universität Berlin, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and Akademie der Künste Berlin.

Due to the present circumstances the professorship will be held in a digital format.

Opening Lecture
"Adaptations - Retrospective Video Lecture"
15 April 2020, 7 pm
Akademie der Künste Berlin
Hanseatenweg 10
10557 Berlin

© Georg Hochmuth
© Georg Hochmuth, APA


June 12th (Premiere), 13th, 14th & 15th 2019 at 20:00
HAU Hebbel am Ufer, HAU1 Stresemannstraße 29, 10963 Berlin

July 12th, 14th & 15th 2019
ImPulsTanz - Vienna International Dance Festival
Akademietheater, Lisztstraße 1, 1030 Wien, Austria

After "Fassbinder, Faust and the Animists" in 2017, Michael Laub / Remote Control Productions will be presenting "Rolling" at HAU Berlin and at ImPulsTanz Vienna in 2019. The new production aims to take the intertwining of film and theater even further by staging scenes, quotes of dialogues and dances from more than 200 films.

The Umbrellas of Phnom Penh

The Umbrellas of Phnom Penh - Workshop by Astrid Endruweit, photo by Oyen Rodiguez

Residency program
Fall 17 - Fall 18

Fassbinder, Faust and the Animists

Michael Laub ‘Fassbinder, Faust And The Animists’ Production Still  Martin Langer

June 28th (Premiere), June 30th, July 1st & July 2nd 2017
HAU Hebbel am Ufer, HAU2 Hallesches Ufer 32, 10963 Berlin
July 14th, 16th & 17th 2017
ImPulsTanz - Vienna International Dance Festival.
Akademietheater, Lisztstraße 1, 1030 Wien, Austria


Dance Portraits - Cambodia
Video Installation

Presented by ImPulsTanz Festival and the Weltmuseum Vienna

February 6 2016 - Opening 20:00
Exhibition runs until February 14 2016

21er Haus, Schweizergarten, Arsenalstraße 1, 1030 Vienna

Produced by Michael Laub and Phare Productions - International branch of Phare Performing Social Enterprise Cambodia with the support of HAU Hebbel am Ufer Berlin

Asutorito Endoruwaito
with Astrid Endruweit

January 22 2016 - 19:00 (Premier)
January 23 2016 - 19:00
January 24 2016 - 17:00 (followed by a public discussion)

HAU 1, Stresemannstraße 29, 10963 Berlin

Produced by Michael Laub / Remote Control Productions
Co-produced by HAU Hebbel am Ufer

The Khmer Rouge and it's consequences.
Documentation as an artistic work of memory.

Michael Laub: Excerpts from Burgportraits Vienna (2011), Portrait Series Battambang (2012-2014), Dance Portraits Cambodia (2015)

Presentation by Michael Laub on his artistic practice worldwide and in Cambodia

January 25, 2015, 17:00, Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg 10, Berlin

SILK Cie Versuchsperson Silke Grabinger 2.0
30.4.2014 20:00 Posthof Linz, Großer Saal


Portrait Series Batambang / Galaxy Khmer

bit teatergarasjen Bergen 23 -24 January 2014

Portrait Series Battambang - Installment 2
(Installation Extracts)

Our City '14 - Festival of Art, Architecture & Ideas

Romeet Contemporary Art Space, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
January 17 2014

Staging Cambodia  - Video, Memory and Rock 'n' Roll
Portrait Series Battambang -
Scavengers, Models and a Security Guard
Michael Laub

Galaxy Khmer
Music: The Cambodian Space Project with PPS
Video: Marc Eberle
Artistic Direction: Michael Laub

Human Nature / Newspaper Man
Khvay Samnang

HAU Berlin 16 - 19 January 2014

Galaxy Khmer

Music: The Cambodian Space Project with PPS
Video: Mark Eberle
Artistic Direction: Michael Laub

Phare Ponleu Selpak, Siem Riep Cambodia
20 - 21 December 2013

Versuchsperson Silke Grabinger 2.0
Portrait Series # 9: Silke

ImPulsTanz, Vienna, International Dance Festival, Odeon Theatre
Premiere 3 August 2013. 2nd performance 05.08.2013