VICTORIA HALPER

DIRECTOR, ACTOR, VIDEO ARTIST

 

Born in Toronto, Canada to Austrian immigrants in 1988. Trained as an actor and graduated with distinction from the Theatre and Drama Studies Program at the University of Toronto at Mississauga. Moved to Austria in 2010 and first lived in Graz, working as a video editor for video2brain (now owned by LinkedIn) and a director's intern at the Schauspielhaus Graz (Ingo Berk). This lead to further positions as a director's assistant at the Volkstheater Wien (Rupert Henning, Enrico Lübbe u.a) and the Landestheater Niederösterreich (Sandy Lopicic, Felix Hafner u.a.). Recipient of the Newcomer Theater Artist Stipend from the Austrian Arts Council (Startstipendium des Bundeskanzleramts Österreich). Founded the Viennese performance collective DARUM (Darstellende Kunst und Musik) with Kai Krösche and Laura Andreß in 2018. Their debut production "Ungebetene Gäste" has been nominated for the NESTROY 2019 in the category "Spezialpreis". Lives and works as a director, actor and video artist in Vienna, Austria. 

 

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UPCOMING PRODUCTION

**** Due to Corona a new performance strategy is being developed, stay tuned ***

AUSGANG: OFFEN

A performative installation; 1-to-1 experience

Performance Art in German

A coproduction by DARUM (Andreß, Halper, Krösche) and WUK performing arts

Premiere: April 2nd, 2020

Further dates: 3, 4, 7, 8, 10, 15-18 April. 2020

"Am Kempelenpark" Quellenstraße 2C, 1100 Wien

www.darum.at

 

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Foto: Philipp Ehmann
Foto: Philipp Ehmann