Anna Mendelssohn
studied Acting in the UK. Since 2004 she is a member of the Vienna based theatre company
toxic dreams in Vienna and has since performed in more than 20 of their productions. She has
also worked with numerous other directors and choreographers such as Daniel Aschwanden,
David Mayaan (Schauspielhaus Wien), André Turnheim (Landestheater Linz), SUPERAMAS
and others. She creates her own, internationally touring performances, in which she deals with
parallels between private-individual and global-political events. Here she is especially interested
in the role of language and rhetorics. Her works include Cry Me A River (2010), which received
the actor’s prize at the Impulse Festival 2011 and the Jury and the Coproduction prize at
Arena Festival 2010; art for a lonely heart (2011); The Rise and Fall (2011);
The Furious Ballade of Folk (2012); WHAT ? (2013), Here and Now (2013), Ein Herbst,
eine Jugend
(2014), Frozen Eggs (2015), Nietzsche und Ich (2015), Amazon - River Deep (2016)

Foto von Anna Mendelssohn
Credit: Eva Engelbert