Nina Scheidmantel, Art Director and piano

She is a German Chinese pianist, made her first appearance with a piano recital at Carnegie Hall in New York City in 2016, showing a promising future for her artistic career. At the age of 10 she already performed her first solo-concert. 2006 she got invited by the “Bayrischer Rundfunk” to a workshop in Munich with the world-famous pianist Lang Lang. Countless concerts led to many cities in Germany, but also to other European countries and China. In 2012 she played a concert at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing with such a remarkable success that she got invited again two years later to perform a concert tour throughout the country with a concert in Zhongshan Concert Hall as a highlight. Nina got to play as a soloist with a number of reputable orchestras such as the Beijing Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Bad Reichenhall or the Philharmonic Orchestra of Coburg, conducted by Arn Goerke, Roland Kluttig and Christian Simonis. She won several prices at German-wide competitions and received scholarships by the “Richard Wagner Verband Coburg e.V.” and the “Deutsche Johann-Strauß-Gesellschaft e.V.” Besides the solo career she has her attention on chamber music especially on duos with violin. Being invited to the international Chambermusic Festival Pablo Casals in Prades, she worked together with the Artis Quartett and the Shanghai Quartett. In 2015 they got admitted to the foundation of Yehudi Menuhin “Live Music Now Franken e.V.” and in 2019 they won the furtherance prize of the Fischer-Flach-Competition.

Hannah Solveij Gramß, violin

She started playing the violin at the age of four. The multiple prize-winner of the competition “Jugend – musiziert”(among others 2nd prize at the national competition 2013) was awarded both the cultural promotion prize of the Sudeten German Landsmannschaft in the category of music, and the special prize “Prix Peyras” at the international violin competition “Marie Cantagrill”. She is an academist of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam and was previously a member of both the national and federal youth orchestras, as well as the young German philharmonic orchestra. Together with her harpist Catharina Mothes, she earned a concert scholarship with “Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now”. As a soloist, Hannah is increasingly in demand as an artist who enjoys crossing genre boundaries. Together with composer and conductor Gordon Hamilton, she composed her own violin concerto for solo violin, live electronics and orchestra, which she premiered with the Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra at the Tonhalle in January 2021. 

Anna Jirmanová, dance

She is a dancer from Czech Republic. She finished at the “Dance Center Prague conservatory” and at the “Institut del Theater Barcelona”. From 2008-2012 she visited the “Academy of performing Arts Prague BcA” in choreography.  Her professional career started in 2010 in Härnösand in Sweden where she worked with Adriana Pous in several engagements like Dark Horse, Sju ganger sju Doppelganger and Two Duos & Two Trios Beautiful Beast. In 2012 she decided to start her own business and worked as a freelancer until 2017. During this time, she had some amazing engagements in Sweden, Czech republic and Germany. Here she performed in choreographies like Tasks, Dantzaz komipania, Noordans and Pas de Danse Middle of Nowhere. From 2018-2020 she performed at the Mainfranken theater Würzburg after she worked for the Stadttheater Giessen from 2017-2018 in choereographies like Naked, Ludwigs Leidenschaften, Oce Upon a time, Aufauger and cross.  Beside all this time she always did teaching and worked on her choreography experience. Improvisation based body research, several dance experiements, full evening creations and creative workshops were only some sections of her activities.

Katherina Nakui, dance

She was born in Canada. She started dance at the age of 6. She moved to Europe at the age of 18, since then she has worked for companies and choreographers across Germany, Italy and the Netherlands as well as in her home in Canada. She has performed on tour to countries such as Israel and festivals in China and Russia as part of her experiences. Katharina danced in theaters such as National Theater Mannheim and Theater Osnabrück. She currently works in theater Würzburg, Germany and is passionate about music and creation. She is excited to be a part of this collective.

Don Hoang, film and action

He is a multidisciplinary designer based in Berlin, Germany. He graduated from the University of Applied Sciences in Würzburg with a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Design and is now working as a freelance designer, video- and photographer.


Dominic Küth, film and action

He is a media specialist for lightning and film making. In 2016 he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Film Making. In 2019 he did an additional education as an electrician for special effects. In 2015 he worked for one year as a supervisor in the film department at the SAE Institute Stuttgart. Since 2018 he has worked as a lighting technician at the Mainfranken Theater Würzburg, where he has participated in many productions and at the SAE Institute Stuttgart and the Filmakademie Baden Württemberg as well.

Qi Shang, layouts and design

He is a painter based in Los Angeles. His favourite art styles are sketch, drawing, aquarelle and painting in acrylic and oil. He has developed our logo and designed layouts.