Boris Nikitin

Imitation of Life


Faked biographies, forged documents. Why did anyone believe them? “Imitation of Life” looks into the abyss that opens up when we recognise that things are not as they appear. Using documentary means, Boris Nikitin pays homage to the fascination of the theatre of illusion. By taking up the theme of fictionalized documents, he can bring together both aesthetic approaches in an impressive way.



Concept / Direction:: Boris Nikitin / Actors and Texts:: Beatrice Fleischlin, Malte Scholz / Dramaturgy:: Cecilie Ullerup Schmidt / Stage:: PanteraPantera/Thomas Wüthrich, Jens Müller / Production:: Hendrik Unger


  • Past
    Thu 20.6.2013, 20:00 / HAU3
    Fri 21.6.2013, 20:00 / HAU3
    Sat 22.6.2013, 20:00 / HAU3


Production: Boris Nikitin / Paraform. Coproduction: Kaserne Basel / Festival "Treibstoff '09" und HAU Hebbel am Ufer. Supported by the Capital Cultural Fund Berlin. With special thanks to Jürgen Harksen und Dirk Baecker.


Tempelhofer Ufer 10, 10963 Berlin

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