Antonia Baehr



English / approx. 60 min

“EXIT” is dedicated to an ever-present phenomenon of western theatre buildings: the obligatory lighting of emergency exit signs. Like many theatre artists, Antonia Baehr has also made continuous efforts to suppress this "visual noise" that makes a real blackout impossible. Here, however, she makes them the stars of her lecture performance. "EXIT" takes us into a sphere between light and dark, where the green glow confronts us with the supposedly fixed oppositions of "inside" and "outside", "safety" and "danger" or "body" and "image". It is a dream journey through the things that theatre tries to repress and the phantasm of the Western image of humanity it has helped to create.


Concept & Performance: Technical Direction & Sound Design: Carola Caggiano / Dramaturgy: Lindy Annis / Dramaturgical Collaboration: Bettina Knaup, Mayte Zimmermann / Research: Manon Haase, Laura Schilling, Sarah Tehranian / Production Assistance: Nele Beinborn / Organization: Alexandra Wellensiek / Based on audio-messages by: Lindy Annis, Frédéric Bigot, Frieder Butzmann, Carola Caggiano, Mette Edvardsen, Silvia Fanti, Neo Hülcker, André Lepecki, JMK Nicholas, Stefan Pente, Anne Quirynen, Michael Schlund, Anna Wagner und einem Interview mit Susanne Görres


  • Past
    Tue 23.10.2018, 19:00 / HAU1
    Wed 24.10.2018, 19:00 / HAU1


Production: make up productions. Co-production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Künstlerhaus Mousonturm (Frankfurt a. M.), Theater Freiburg (Freiburg). Supported by NATIONALES PERFORMANCE NETZ Coproduction Fund for Dance, which is funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.

Thanks to: Cris Blanco, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Susanne Görres & team HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Eva Meyer-Keller, Constanze Schellow, Anna Wagner and team Künstlerhaus Mousonturm.

[Translate to EN:]
[Translate to EN:]


Stresemannstr. 29, 10963 Berlin

There are two marked parking spots in front of the building. Access to the Parkett by means of a separate entrance with lift when necessary. Barrier-free restroom facilities are available. Wheelchair users are kindly requested to register their attendance at least one day before the performance. Thank you for your understanding. If you need help, please contact our Ticketing & Service team at +49 (0)30 259004-27 or send us an email to

HAU3000 / Positions, Projects, Publications

The Glowing Room

Text by Hendrik Otremba.

An Introduction to “Collectivize Facebook”

By Jonas Staal

“Collectivize Facebook” is a lawsuit aimed to turn Facebook into public property, initiated by artist Jonas Staal and lawyer Jan Fermon. Read here Staal’s introduction to the project.

“Manifestos for Queer Futures”

Video Documentation

As part of the festival “The Present Is Not Enough – Performing Queer Histories and Futures”, HAU initiated an open call for artists based in Berlin, who were invited to submit proposals for their Manifestos for Queer Futures.