Undesirable Elements/Berlin


About the Production

Undesirable Elements/Berlin explores the lives of six multicultural community members living in Berlin. The cast included individuals with origins in Vietnam, Eritrea, Croatia, Israel, the United States and Palestine. Undesirable Elements/Berlin is an emotionally moving challenge to traditional attitudes towards cultural belonging, a poetic expression of human diversity and similarity.

Production Team And Cast

Directed by

Ping Chong and Michael Rohd

Written by

Ping Chong and Michael Rohd, in collaboration with the cast

Translated by

Britta Geister


Sladja Blazan, Amy Evans, Freweyni Habtemariam, Dinh-Tung Nguyen, Alia Rayyan, Dodi Reifenberg

Performance History


IN TRANSIT Theatre Festival, House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany (June 2003)


Werkstatt der Kulturen


Michael Rohd’s participation was made possible by a New Generations grant from Theater Communications Group