Monika Maria Herzing

actress, choreographer, voice artist


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The time has come! I am very happy, grateful and also proud to bring my new DANCE Theatre 50+ production to the stage, despite Corona challenges and other "adversities". This time it is about the joy of growing older. It's a beautiful piece that makes you laugh. Whimsicality and touch round it off. Premiere is on 14.10.2022 at 8 pm at the Pasinger Fabrik / Kleine Bühne, Munich. With further performances on site on 15.10.22 at 8 pm, as well as on 16.10.22 at 11:30 am (matinée). Reservations by phone 089-82929079 The Dernière will take place in the Gasteig / Saal X, Munich on 30.10.22 at 6 pm. Reservation under Tel. 089-54818181 Looking forward to seeing you! With the kind support of the Cultural Department of the City of Munich.

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Hooray, we get to play on the stages again in front of 50% of the audience each! A quirky, funny production about advertising potpourri since the 50s until today, which also shows touching moments. I play various roles in this committed, small ensemble. Directed by Cornelia Maschner. Premiere: 8 February 2022 (already sold out). Further performances on: 11, 12, 13, 18, 19 and 20 February 2022. Mucca Halle 31, Schwere Reiter Str. 2, Munich. In cooperation with dasvinzenz Theatre:

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In this short film I got to play an alcoholic barmaid, directed by Johanna Opitz. Really cool! Thanks for this nice shooting time; Munich. The short film will be shown at various festivals from summer/autumn 2022. I'm already excited!

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TANZtheater 50+

Hooray, we can again! Yes, we can! I am offering a day workshop to get to know each other in Munich on Sunday the 21st or Saturday the 27th of November 2021. Are you male or female, between 50 and late 60s, with dance experience as an amateur and keen on this new performance production? Don't hesitate to contact me for more information and to reserve you a place in this day workshop to get to know each other. In return you will receive further information by email. The project will run for about 9 months and the finished piece will be performed under professional circumstances at the Pasinger Fabrik and Gasteig theatres, Munich in October 2022. I look forward to seeing you!

Voice artist training

Until the end of October 2021, I have the wonderful opportunity to participate in the exciting voice acting training at Coaching Company Berlin. An intensive 2 month programme. I really enjoy the opportunity to learn new voice-over techniques in the fields of audio books, radio plays, voice-overs, features, dubbing, audio guides and documentaries. Our teachers, such as Petra Wolf, Peter Rissmann, Karin Seven, Marion Schöneck, among others, are fantastic professionals and our small, fine group is brilliant for joint expansion. I am so grateful for this great professional option.

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Film Acting Further Training

During my 3-month intensive film acting training at Theater Werk München, directed by Holger Borggrefe, I was able to learn a lot (Meisner, Chekhov), shoot new showreel scenes and short films, and record audio books. I had a lot of fun with great colleagues and enjoyed working with the whole crew very much. Our directors were: H. Borggrefe, F. Darschin, W. Engelhardt, S. Hering. Finally, we were visited by the Munich casters: S. Sykder, C. von Braun. Wonderful time till the end of July 2021 for which I am very grateful.

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On 10 May 2021 at 10 a.m. this virtual reading against forgetting, in remembrance and admonition will take place. I am very happy to be there and to introduce Irène Némirovsky. I will read from her latest book "Suite francaise" and hope to make her a little better known in Germany. You can find the readings on Facebook: @lesunggegendasvergessen; Instagram: @lesung_gegendasvergessen; YouTube: Paul-Klinger-KSW; and Let yourself be touched and surprised!

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Is an exhibition of painters, sculptors and photographer, organised by Künstlersozialwerk Munich and runs from 18-9-20 until 30-4-21 at Bayerischer Staatsministerium für Familie, Arbeit und Soziales in Munich. I am delighted to perform as solo "What people touches - moves me" for the opening event with dance and voice on Thursday, 17-9-20 at 7pm. According to Covid-19 arrangement we need to ask you to reserve a place under: It´s worth seeing!

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Under the title "CEO Fraud" I will be telling a true story as main victim. It is beyound belief how criminal conduct circulate on the Internet. I´ve been working with a brilliant team under producer Rudolf Schweiger. It´s worth seeing at German TV channel ZDF on the 26th of February 2020 at 8:15pm.

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In preparation for the new project 2022 "Embracing Joy" (w.t.), I am offering a day workshop to get to know each other in Munich end of 2021. You are male or femal, between 50 and the end of 60 years old, with some dance experience as amateur and a delight for this new performing production? Please feel free to contact me by mail for further information and to reserve a place in this day workshop for getting to know each other. You will then get further information by mail in return. The project runs for about 9 months and the finished piece will be performed at Theater Pasinger Fabrik and Gasteig, Munich in October 2022. All-times will be announced by keeping an eye on the Covid-19 crises. I am looking forward to seeing you.

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Solo play with dance and singing. I perform in it as guardian angel Elena, with 5 other parts in it. The concept and play is written by myself and director Johannes Rosenstein (who directed the play as well). It´s a really beautiful and touching show around the theme burn-out. Own production is funded by LichtBlick. Our premier took succesfully place in Munich at the 8th of January 2019 and since then we´re touring in and outside of Munich and Baveria. We perform in intimite theatres, or any institutional rooms who show an interest. Please feel free to contact me. You might be surprised how quickly and easily we can set your room into a special theatre atmosphere. Public shows 2019 were at Wannda Kulturfestival, as well as Café Gans am Wasser, Munich. Resumption of the play is 2021 with public shows: Junges Theater Forchheim, and dasvinzenz Theater Munich, in spring 2021.

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The shooting days of this murder mistery were finished in December 2018. I perform in it as "innkeeper Oberhofer". Dominique Lorenz has written this really exciting screenplay and producer Peter Keglevic did a splendid job. Superb team! It will be broadcasted by Austrian tv channel ORF 2 on the 20th of September 2020 and German tv channel ZDF on the 26th of October 2020, each at 8:15pm. It´s worth seeing!

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An exceptional play reading with dance and singing. I perform in it (Olga Kokhlova, Francoise Gilot) at several theatres in Munich. Fascinating and touching will some of Pablo Picasso´s women talk about their lifes with him. Own production is funded by BA15 Munich and LichtBlick.
Premiere: Theatre Pasinger Fabrik, Munich on the 16th of February 2018 at 8pm; as well as the 17th of February 2018 at 8pm. Further performing days are at Kulturetage Messestadt Munich-Riem on the 23rd of March 2018 at 8pm. Also Café Gans am Wasser, Munich-Westpark on the 27th and 28th of April 2018 at 8pm. As well as Wannda Kulturfestival, Munich-Schwabing on the 7th of May 2018 at 8pm. Plus Hofspielhaus, Munich-Centre on the 21st of October 2018 at 6pm. Furthermore at Pepper Theatre, Munich-Neuperlach at 30th of November and 1st of December 2018 at 8pm.

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I really enjoyed my days of shooting as one of the main actress in this lovely episode short film. You see me here next to Julia Dahmen with a splendid team. I´m grateful for the fabulous producer: Johannes Rosenstein. The film material will be broadcasted at various educational institutions throughout Germany as well as at Bibel TV in spring /summer 2018.

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"Wahre Sinnlichkeit" is a dance theater piece about sensualty in one´s prime over 50. Funny, poetic, odd and touching. Choreography/Idea/Concept: Monika Herzing. Funded by the department of culture in Munich.
Premiere: Theatre Pasinger Fabrik,1st of December 2017 at 8pm, with further shows at the same theatre on the 2nd of December at 8pm as well as the 3rd of December at 11.30am (morning show). Last show: Black Box at Gasteig, Munich, 18th of December 2017 at 8pm.

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You can see me in this fascinating documentary as environment minister of Germany on TV channel ProSieben on 18th of September 2017 at 7pm. Topic is diesel exhaust gas and as audience you can choose how you would decide if you were the German chancellor. Producer: Tobias Bräuhauser.


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With Bernd Brundert I had a lovely photo shooting in Berlin, August 2016. I may warmly recommend this very professional and pleasant photographer. You will find more of his work under:


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This interesting project of "The Buddenbrooks" by Thomas Mann with directing students happend in June 2016. I performed in it with various acting parts.It took place at the "Akademie der Darstellenden Künste" in Ludwigsburg. Overall management of this project had had the director: Sandra Strunz.


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Days of shooting are finished of this fascinating short film in May 2016. I perform in it as wife Luzi, next to a truly interesting, enjoyable and professional cast. Producer: Daniela Glatz, a young producer with great potential. The film will be presented at various film festivals in 2016/17.


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Joined a very intensiv seminar for Film Acting in Berlin in April 2016. Our coach, Hendrik Martz let us practice the Meisner Technique. On top of it we filmed like crazy little scenes in different locations and various acting parts. Thanks to a wonderful, inspiring and higly motivated team! It was brillant!


Frau Holle / Mother frostFrau Holle Plakat

Premiere of this enchanting fairy tale is the 4th of January 2016 at 4.30 pm. Further performances are the 5th of January at 6 pm! Furthermore the 6th, 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st of January 2016 each time at 4.30 pm. Theatre K/Bum, Liechtentstein. I play and sing in it as Frau Holle. Director is Andy Konrad.


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The days of shooting of this short film in November 2015 are finished. I perform in it as Mrs. Dr. Ebert. Director: Julian Pfretzschner. It was very enjoyable to work in this team. This short film will be presented at various film festivals in 2016.


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NOVOTEL-ibis hotel opening

I have played as Regina with a charming cast in this funny event production at 13th of October 2015. Produced by Brand-L event agency. Director: Katharina Möbius. Thanks for having so much fun!


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Premiere is 17th of July; 19th, 23rd, 24th and 25th of July 2015 at 8 pm each show at Schloßfestspiele Marburg under Musica Europa. This music theater play will be performed with music, singing, drama and dance. I perform in it as Aase, mother of Peer with acting, singing and dance. Director: Enke Eisenberg. Musical director: André Hammerschmid.


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I´m grateful for the opportunity to get to known two wonderful acting colleagues during the days of shooting as burnout theacher in April 2015. It has been a great pleasure for me to work with them during this cinema film. Producer: Boro Dagtekin.


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The days of shooting of "Zweimal zweites Leben", a TV film have been finished by the 3rd of September. I perform in it as nurse, next to Heike Makatsch and Benno Fürmann. Producer: Claudia Prietzel & Peter Henning. Broadcasting time is the 17th of April 2016.



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The days of shooting for "SOKO 5113 - Chaos im Kopf", a TV series were finished by the 21st of May 2014. I perform in it as Anneliese Uhlmann, next to dog Teddy :-). Producer: Heidi Kranz. Broadcasting time is the 16th of February 2015, 6 pm at ZDF, German TV channel.


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On the 7th (premiere) and 8th of November, at 8 pm in each case, as well as on the 9th of November 2014, at 11:30 am you are able to see our new mutual developed show "Alter ent-falten", performed by my TANZtheater 50+ company. Performance place will be Theater in der Pasinger Fabrik, Munich. Choreography: Monika Herzing.


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Broadcasting time of this soap opra is the 6th of November 2014 at 7 pm at BR, German TV channel. I perform in it as Frau Schneider, next to Bernhard Ulrich and Hermann Giefer. Producer: Jochen Müller.







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