Lives and works in Berlin, Germany


Lea Walloschke is an interdisciplinary artist based in Berlin, known for her diverse body of work. With a focus on abstract performance pieces, sound installations, photography, music, modern theatre and film, she has established herself as a versatile artist.

In 2022 her solo video work, Post Tiger King, received recognition at the Alicante Video Art Festival and was screened in MACA the Museum of Contemporary Art Alicante.

Amongst other films she was the production designer of Sun and Concrete which screened at the Berlinale Special Gala 2023 and was nominated for the LOLA, the most prestigious German film award. She was the leading art director of Barbarians, one of the most streamed series on Netflix in 2020 and created it’s notable look. The films she has worked on as composer, performer, writer or director of photography have garnered nominations at renowned international film festivals like Sundance, Berlinale, and Cannes.

She is known as author and performer since she co-founded the performance collective KOIKATE which was awarded the prestigious Capital Culture Fund Berlin in 2016.

Lea Walloschke’s educational background includes studying stage and costume design at the University of Arts Berlin, where she graduated with a Diploma in 2009.

Since 2001 she created concepts and stages for various opera, modern dance, performance, and theater productions. Notable institutions she worked with include Bayreuther Festspiele, Komische Oper Berlin, and the Berlin Philharmonics.

In 2014, she released the internationally acclaimed electro synth-pop album Theft Yuck Mess with her band, The Fan, showcasing her musical abilities to a global audience. Following a successful Eastern European tour, she pursued further artistic development by studying composition and vocals at the British & Irish Modern Music Institute.

Since than she created several sound installations, notably one for the THE HAUS, the world's largest street art exhibition, where her, KOIKATE’s ,installation #wemakeeuropegreatagain attracted over 80,000 visitors.



2009    M.A: Stage and Costume Design // UdK - University of Arts Berlin

2017    B.A.hons : Composition and Vocals // British and Irish Modern Music Institute

2005    B.A. : Experimental Visual Communication + Animation // University of Arts Berlin

2002    B.A. : History of Arts and Archeology // University Augsburg



2022    AADK // Spain

2018    Chalk Hill Artist Residency // California

2019    Chalk Hill Artist Residency // California



2022    Post Tiger King, Videoart Alicante Videoart Festival, MACA Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Alicante // Spain

2022    THREEXoNE, Photography California The Unseen, The Holy Art Gallery, London // UK

2019    THREEXoNE, Photography California, Chalk Hill // USA

2018    Lückenlabor / Gap Lab, interactive Installation Museum Eberswalde, Eberswalde // Germany

2017    #wemakeeuropegreatagain / Installation as KOIKATE THE HAUS - BERLIN ART BANG // Germany

2016    Capturing Blanca, Photography Spain Brachen, Leerstelle Berlin // Germany

2012    Have - No Have Photography Southeast Asia Hackesche Höfe, Berlin // Germany

2012    Aufeis, Sculpture & Lecture Talk RE- WAR , Cité International des Arts, Paris // France

2009    Holes, Installation & Videoart University of Arts Berlin, Berlin // Germany

2005    Fields, Installation Turmstrasse, Berlin // Germany


MUSIC (Selection)

2019     Chalk Hill Calling ongoing project // performed in California and Holland

2014    Theft Yuck Mess Album by The Fan (Lea Walloschke & Max von Morgen) Eastern European Tour



2022    T.A.T.V. Temporary Autonomous Television, audiovisual performance (solo) Ausland, Initiative New Music Berlin // Germany

2021    T.A.T.V. Temporary Autonomous Television, audiovisual performance (solo)n Ausland, Initiative New Music Berlin //Germany

2018    Gaswerk Kaboom, performance meets durational on historical Site, Kanaltheater + City of Eberswalde, Eberswalde // Germany

2016    Kaphoorn, interdisciplinary interactive performance bridging new music and video art T/D Theater Discounter, Berlin // Germany

2015    Home Sweet Home, scenic concert in collab. with ensemble LUX:NM Konzerthaus Berlin // Germany

2014    A Certain Togetherness, modern dance, collab.p with Choreographer Maria Baroncea Uferhallen - HZT Berlin // Germany

2015    Lights are gonna find me! audiovisual performance, 100 Degree Festival, Sophiensaele // Germany

2014    Nixen Reloaded! audiovisual installation with performance, Sophiensaele, Berlin // Germany

2013    Boxsolution, audio visual performance, Treibstoff Theater Festival, Basel // Switzerland  

2012    Ich Bin Viele, audiovisual performance, Turly Baracks, Schwindelfrei Festival, Stuttgart // Germany

2010    Hourglass, scenic concert durational, Musikfabrik Köln // Germany


AUTHOR (Selection)

2020    Die Sehnsucht der Amazonen Stage Play, Kanaltheater Eberswalde, Eberswalde // Germany

2021    Dead Endings TV Series, in pitch phase, producer Matthias Greving, Kinescope Film


FILMS (Selection)


2023     Sonne und Beton  // Director David Wnendt // Feature // Nominated for Lola // Best Feature

2022      Emily or Oscar // Director Chris M. Allport // Feature // Hollywood On The Timber Film Awards // Best Comedy LA Indie Film Fest Awards 

2021      Disko Bochum // Director Lars Montag // Series in Production

2021     Gohst In Radar // Director Noaz Deshe // Feature in Production

2019     Ohnmacht // Director Kris Limbach // Feature in Production

2016     The Lost Color // Director Kris Limbach // Feature // Selection IBAFF experimental Film Festival

2015     WANJA // Director Carolina Hellsgard // Feature // Nominee Berlinale // Best First Feature Award

2014     Vom Suchen - 777  // Director Daniel Günter Schwarz // Feature

2009     21:37 // Director Michal Ostatkiewicz // Feature //Nominee Cyprus International Film Festival // Golden Aphrodite

2008     Der Turm des Ornithologen // Director Georg Tiller // Short // 2ANNAS 2009 International Competition



2020     Barbarians // Production Designer Thomas Stammer // Directors Barbara Eder, Steve Saint Leger // Netflix Series

2018     Zersetzt ( Tsokos )  // Production Designer Thomas Stamme // Director Hansjörg Thurn // TV Movie // Bayrischer Fernsehpreis // Beste Kamera Sonja Rom



2023     I Would Like To see Some Of those Lights // Experimental Short in Production

2022     Post Tiger King // Short – Video Art // Honors at ACL Video Art Festival Alicante



2022     Singer // Emily or Oscar // Director Chris M. Allport // Feature
2022     Composer // TATV // Streaming Segment

2021     Composer // TATV // Streaming Segment

2019     Composer // Ohnmacht // Director Kris Limbach // Feature

2008     Composer // 21:37 // Director Michal Ostatkiewicz // Feature



2023     I Would Like To see Some Of those Lights // Experimental Short in Production

2019     Morder El Polvo // Artist Seth Ferris // Performance Art

2019     Ohnmacht // Director Kris Limbach // Feature in ProductionFILMS (Selection)



THEATRE / OPERA / DANCE / 2004 – 2019

STAGE / COSTUME DESIGN by Lea Walloschke


2019    Mit freundlichen Grüssen eure Pandora Stage Play, Dir. Babett Grube, Staatsschauspiel Dresden - State Theater Dresden, Dresden // Germany 

2018    2038 ein Leben ohne Arbeit Stage Play, Kanaltheater Eberswalde, Eberswalde // Germany

2017    Kohlhaas Stage Play, Kanaltheater, Eberswalde // Germany 

2016    Gulliver Stage Play, Kanaltheater, Eberswalde // Germany

2015    Utopia Stage Play, Kanaltheater, Eberswalde // Germany

2015    Flying Cookies Stage Play, Kanaltheater, Eberswalde // Germany

2014    SVKE Stage Play, Kanaltheater, Eberswalde // Germany 

2010    Tannhäuser Opera, Dir. Reyna Bruhns, Bayreuther Festspiele, Bayreuth Opera house, Bayreuth // Germany

2010    Schnee Music Theatre, Dir. Hakan Savaş Mican, Ballhaus Naunynstrasse, Berlin // Germany

2010    Lö Bal Almanya Theatre, Dir. Nurkan Erpulat, Ballhaus Naunynstrasse, Berlin // Germany 

2009    Die Schwäne vom Schlachthof Theatre, Dir. Hakan Savaş Mican, Ballhaus Naunynstrasse, Berlin // Germany

2006    Camille Opera, Dir. Reyna Bruhns, Komische Oper Berlin, Udk Berlin, Berlin // Germany

2007    Herzog Blaubarts Burg - Bluebeards Castle, Opera, Dir. Reyna Bruhns, Saalbau Neukölln, Berlin // Germany

2006    Camille Opera, Dir. Reyna Bruhns, Komische Oper Berlin, Udk Berlin, Berlin // Germany

2005    Feuervogel - Firebird, Ballet, Conductor Sir Simon Rattle, Berlin Philharmonics, Berlin // Germany

2004    Daphnis and Chloe Ballet, Conductor Sir Simon Rattle, Berlin Philharmonics, Berlin // Germany

2004    Halbe Ewigkeit, Stage Play Dir. Sebastian Schug, Sophiensaele, Berlin // Germany



Hauptstadtkulturfonds Berlin _ Culture Capital Fund / National Performance Network / Treibstoff Festival / Lucius & Anemarie Burckhardt Foundation / Foundation Nestlé pour l’Art / Regierender Bürgermeister von Berlin – Senatskanzlei – Kulturelle Angelegenheiten _ Governing Mayor of Berlin - Senate Chancellery - Cultural Affairs / Landesbank Baden-Württemberg _ State Bank Baden-Württemberg / Stadt Mannheim Kulturamt _ City Mannheim Cultural Office / Baden-Württemberg Ministerium für Wissenschaft Forschung und Kunst _ Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Science Research and Art / LAFT Baden-Württemberg _ Baden-Württemberg State Association for the Independent Performing Arts / Fonds Darstellender Künste _ Performing Arts Fund / Stuttgart Kulturamt _ Stuttgart Cultural Office / Gastspielförderung_ Guest Performance Fund / Fonds Soziokultur _ Sociocultural Fund / Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung _ Federal Ministry of Education and Research / Bundesverband freier Theater _ federal association of independent theatres

Landkreis Barnim _ District of Barnim / Land Brandenburg Ministeium für Wissenschaft und Kultur _ State of Brandenburg Ministry of Science and Culture / Stadt Eberswalde _ City Eberswalde / Initiative neue Musik _ Initiative new Music / Ernst von Simens Musikstiftung _ Ernst von Simens Music Foundation / Bürgerstiftung Barnim Uckermark _ Barnim Uckermark Civic Foundation / Kunstverein Wagenhallen _ Art Club Wagenhallen / Kulturstiftung des Bundes _ Federal Cultural Foundation / Interkulturelle Projektförderung des Landes Berlin im Rahmen von beyond belonging – translokal _ Intercultural project funding from the State of Berlin as part of beyond belonging – trans local / Schering Stiftung _ Schering Foundation / Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Gesellschaftlichen Zusammenhalt _ Senate Department for culture and social cohesion