Kami Manns is a multifaceted person: performer, author, director, curator, cultural manager, and entrepreneur, balancing these roles with the cherished responsibility of being a mother to four. Her journey is one of perpetual learning, marked by a relentless pursuit of growth and transformation since her days as a high-level athlete and dancer. With a wealth of experiences spanning grand stages and intimate off-productions across various artistic realms such as dance, opera, theatre, and performance, she embodies a commitment to artistic excellence and innovation. Whether as an artist, producer, or curator, she gravitates towards projects and institutions that offer unique perspectives and uphold high-value standards. Her endeavors are not only artistic but also driven by a vision for a society characterized by openness, consciousness, and cultivated values.

2024 – 2028 UniFR, Law
2024 – 2025PLU Salzburg, Szenisches Kuratieren
2014 – 2016UZH, Executive Master of Arts Administration
2004 – 2007ENSATT, Lyon, Anatoli Vassiliev – Mise en scène Directing
2002 – 2004HfS « Ernst Busch » Berlin, Directing / Choreography
2020Nomination of TERROR Premio UBU
2019Invitation of TERROR Swiss Theatre Encounter – Panorama
1998VIVA COMET best newcomer
2024HAMLET-HAPPENING_Shakespeare_paradiseishere Locarno_Villa Luganese
2024HAMLET-DINNER_Shakespeare_paradiseishere_Teatro Sociale di Bellinzona
2019LADY SARASHINA_Eötvös_Ensemble VERTIGO_paradiseishere_Dampfzentrale Bern_Teatro Sociale di Bellinzona
2018TERROR_von Schirach_paradiseishere_Tribunale Federale Penale_Fondazione Teatro Piemonte Europea_Teatro Sociale di Bellinzona_LAC Lugano_Teatro Stabile del Veneto, Triennale di Milano_Italy/Switzerland
2017HOMECOMING/HEIMKEHR_Kafka_a paradiseishere production_Bulgaria/Switzerland
2015MEDEAMATERIAL_Heiner Müller/Prasqual/Mozart_Expo 2015 Milano_Italy
2014LA CRÉATURE HUMAINE EST FRAGILE_Heiner Müller/Ahmed Mehaoudi_Theater Werkmünchen Munich_Germany
2013MEDEAMATERIAL_Heiner Müller/Prasqual/Mozart_ Muffatwerk Munich_Germany
2013LADY SARASHINA_Eötvös/Amagatsu_Polish Premiere_Teatr Wielki Warsaw_Poland
2012JEDERMANN_Hofmannsthal_version of 1905_Greizer Theaterherbst_Germany
2012DER FREISCHÜTZ_Freilichtbühne Vöhlinschloss_Germany
2012RÖSTI UND BÖ_Freilichtbühne Vöhlinschloss_Germany
2010INNENLEBEN (Kafka/Anno Schreier)_Bockenheimer Depot_Oper Frankfurt_Germany
2008HIPPIAS MINOR_Plato_ENSATT_Lyon_France
2004FEUERVOGEL_choreography_Kammerspiele Magdeburg_Germany
2003FRAGILE_BAT Berlin_Germany
Artistic collaborator
2011 – 2012Bayerische Staatsoper München_Germany
2011Tristan und Isolde_Wagner_Petrenko_La Fura Dels Baus_Opéra National de Lyon_France
2009Lady Sarashina_Eötvös/Amagatsu_Opéra Comique Paris_France
2008Lady Sarashina_Eötvös/Amagatsu_Opéra National de Lyon_France
2007 – 2008La Dame de Pique_Tschaikowski_Petrenko_Peter Stein_Opéra National de Lyon_France
2007Wallenstein_Schiller_Peter Stein_Berliner Ensemble_Germany
2003HEXENTANZ_reconstruction_Mary Wigmans_Dresden Hellerau_Germany
2018 – 2019BEUTH Hochschule für Technik_Berlin_Germany
2017 – 2019CSI_SUPSI_Lugano_Switzerland
2003 – 2019Palucca University for Dance_Dresden_Germany
2011 – 2012Mentor_Komplizen_München_Germany
2008Festival du théâtre professionnel_ Sidi Bel Abbès_Algeria
Actress movie and television
2017Ein schrecklich reiches Paar_ZDF
2008L’Amour Fraternel_France 3
2003Mit Herz und Handschellen_SAT1
2002Traumschiff_ZDF Grossstadtrevier_ARD
1999Küsse und Bisse_Rosa Roth_ZDF
Author and musician
2013The Eyes Of Revelation (feat. Kami)_Beyond The Sunsets_Chris Le Blanc
2000Sieh mich an_Kami_EMI
1999Sehnsucht`99_Kami_Purple Schulz_EMI Electrola
1997 – 1998BASIS_Polydor