15’000 GRAY

The Game

15’000 GRAY

Theatrical Game

“The most intense computer game experience this year manages (almost) without a computer.”
Kevin Mentz, Lead Designer von „A New Beginning“ (winner of the German computer game prize 2011)

“(…) The perfection of these situations that machina eX offers their audiences is – next to the enormous fun factor – the big quality of this young performance collective. For they succeed in passing that the audience feels neither exposed nor forced to participate, but admits himself into the situation without further doubts. Maybe it is the result of the intimate setting (…) – or simply grand illusionistic theater…”
(taken from the Impulse-Festival program text from curator Tamina Theiß)

This time the game is set in a laboratory: Professor Hövel has just had a breakthrough. But the knowledge is about to fall into the wrong hands. You are in charge! Solve the puzzles, experience the story, save the world!

Premiered at the 100° Festival at the HAU Hebbel am Ufer in Berlin
Awarded with the jury prize of the festival.
Invited amongst other to the Impulse Festival, the Best OFF Theater Festival of the Stiftung Niedersachsen and the Körber-Studio for Junge Regie.

Funded through the crowd funding platform start next.de with ca. 440 EUR.

A mobile theatrical game for 12 players – duration ca. 45 minutes.



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In Motion


Idea, Concept and Execution: Laura Alisa Schäffer, Jan Philip Steimel 
Performance and Dramaturgy: Anna Sina Fries, Laura Naumann, Yves Regenass Speaker: Lasse Marburg, Jan Philip Steimel
Production: Nele Katharina Lenz
Set Design: Anna Sina Fries 
Soundtrack & Sounddesign: Mathias Prinz 
Programming, Technical Game Design, Hacking & Electrical Engineering: Lasse Marburg, Robin Krause 
Marielle Schavan, Thomas Stöckl, Karl Flenders, Thomas Mielmann, Johanna Stapelfeld, Lucas Humann, Gianna Pargätzi, Henning Schlüter, Jakob, Lukas Rik, u.v.m. 

Sponsored by: EventSupportfph logistics 

Funded via startnext.de: 
Manuel Mai, Denis Bartelt, rena, richtgut, rumpler, sally, karinnaumann, Mathias Mertens, fraujule, Gero Fallisch, Sven Golob, Tom Felbeck, carolingerlach, emmi59, Andreas , Koch, Matthias Kröner, maiket, Sebastian Standke, projektariel, Bogus F. Trumper, Michael Kranixfeld, Tino Kreßner, thank you so much!

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