Our Team

Maximilian AuerbachMaximilian Auerbach *1969
Circus theatre since 1986
Foundation of „Chaos Circus Comedy Company Begnackte Körper“
State-approved and certified teacher for acrobatics
Manufacturing and design of stilts, set pieces and costumes
Organisation of many international juggling meetings
Diploma for a teacher at technical colleges
Engagement for three months in Japan as a juggler and stilts walker
Soloist at the Gärtnerplatztheater (famous professional theatre in Munich)
1994-2004 member of the ensemble “Zebra Stelzentheater” (stilt walking)
Performances for MTV, 1. European Music Awards Berlin
Streetperformer worldcup award winner, Shizuoka 1997 and 1998 in Japan
Studied vocational school teacher metal
Diploma in pedagogy; university Munich
Soloist at the Gärtnerplatztheater, Munich
Founder, managing director and actor at foolpool; responsible for workshop, props and program development
Since 2014: vocational school teachers for asylum seekers and refugees (part-time)

Piko Patrik LeinsPiko Patrik Leins *1971

Juggler since 1983
Artistic instructors:
Freddy Nock, tightrope, Switzerland
Didier Antoine, trapeze, Cirque de Soleil
Professional artist since 1992
1994-1996 Circus Flic-Flac (comedy, wheel of death, swaying poles)
Performance partner of Freddy Nock, tightrope, Switzerland
Soloist at the Gärtnerplatztheater, Munich
Ensemble member at Bavarian state oper, Munich
1998-2005 “Zebra Stelzentheater” (stilt walking)
Performances and team management (Dubai Shopping Festival 2002, Dollywood/USA 204 and 2005)
Founding member of foolpool
Current: management foolpool (booking, webdesign, advertising) and actor

Marcus KhashoukgiMarcus Khashoukgi *1971

Instructed by:
Ellen Raab, Clown and Comedy
Fastfood, improtheater, Munich
1996-1997 “Ereignis Rot, Grün und Blau” set of performances
1997-2003 member of ensemble “Zebra Stelzentheater” (stilt walking)
Performed for Cronus Ltd. Tokio, Japan, Chalon sur saone, street festival 2001
Current: ideas supplier, creative pool and foolpool art director


Klemens BryschKlemens Brysch *1971

Circus School Dumitru, Wiesbaden
1992-1997 member of the Traumfabrik company, Regensburg
Cooperation with the Flying Superkids, Denmark (guest performance in New York)
8th International Vaudevillefestival, Hawaii
Diploma in cultural sciences / aesthetic communication (theatre, media, music), University Hildesheim
Guest performances at: Junges Theater Bremen, Theater Mahagoni, Theaterhaus Jena, Freie Kammerspiele Magdeburg
Director and film producer: movie and music clips and theatre productions
2001-2006 University Potsdam Babelsberg. Lecturer in specific media presentation (subject: Drama) at the HFF Konrad Wolf
2008-2010 University Zurich, Swiss. Master study course drama
Founding member of foolpool
Current: Mobile Media Manufacture, free filmmaker for culture and business

Armin NagelArmin Nagel *1969
Fooltime, National British Circus School, Bristol
Ecole Philippe Gaulier, London
Diploma in cultural sciences / aesthetic communication (theater / painting), University Hildesheim
Acting studied in HK Utrecht, Netherlands
Guest performance at: Theater Aspik, Theater Mahagoni, Theaterhaus Jena, Freie Kammerspiele Magdeburg, Schauspiel Hannover
Performances given at the Bayerisches Staatsschauspiel / Marstall, Munich (directed by Christian Marclay, Coproduction with The Kitchen New York)
Award winner of the Niedersächsische Künstlergala
GOP Hannover 2005, Music Hall Et Cetera 2004, Schmidt Theater Hamburg 2003
Founding member of foolpool
Current: Aktuell: comedy speaker, moderator and service expert, key note speaker, 5-Star-Speaker

Michael KrapfMichael Krapf *1969

Education at the actors school actors company Aschaffenburg
Lessons with Dominique de Fazio and the acting school ISSA Munich
Guest appearances as actor and performer
Theaterhaus Frankfurt, Internationales Theater Frankfurt, Papageno Musiktheater Frankfurt, Schauspielhaus Frankfurt, Kammerspiele Frankfurt, Pasinger Fabrik München, Gärtnerplatz Theater Munich, Kulturexpress Weimar, Dinner Thriller, Shopping Festival Dubai, Dollywood USA, Silverdollar City USA, Statefair Texas USA and many others
Training supervisor, management, planning and implementation of various educational circus projects in Kassel, Munich and the surrounding area
Ensemble member of Zebra Stelzentheater since 2003
With the foolpool team since 2009

Egmont KörnerEgmont Körner  *1959

1983 to 1985 Mime and movement school with Frits Tummers in Munich
1990 to 1992 acting education with Astrid Kube/Gauting
1993 to 1994 Guest student at Munich Schauspielstudio Willschrei
Since 1986 training in different martial arts/Aikidi/Jaido/Hojo and dance styles/Modern/Ballett/Afro
1987 to 1990 Foundation of a free experimental mime group/miscellaneous subsidized
Productions of the Munich Cultural Department
1990 to 1994 actor in various independent theatre productions in Munich
ETATheater, Theaterlabor, Kulturwerkstatt Ost/Munich, Theaterbühne Starnberg, Theater Scaramouche
Academy of Arts Guest performance in England/Cardiff
Performance with Angela Dauber and Samuel Rachl
1994 to 1996 Dance Theatre Städt. Stage Münster
1996 to 1998 Dance Theatre Staatstheater Darmstadt
1999 to 2000 Clinic clown in Munich
Since 2000 member of Zebra Stelzentheater with international guest performances
2000 to 2001 actor in 2Butoh Produktionen/Yvonne Pouget
2001 Choreography at the Volkstheater Munich/Kampfszenen
With the foolpool team since 2009

Alexander BreiterAlexander Breiter *1984
October 2006 to October 2009 Die Etage. School for the Performing Arts e.V. in Berlin
September 2001 to October 2004 IMAL International Munich Art Lab
Theatre experience (excerpt)
Instead of Fear, The Magic Flute, The Murder in the Rue de Lusin, The Enlightened Beings
Stilt theatre
March – May 2005 Zebra Stelzentheater Festival of Nations in Dollywood, USA
June – August 2005 Zebra Stelzentheater International Folkgame Festival in Ylan,Taiwan
April – May 2006 Zebra stilt theatre “World Fest” in Branson, USA
July – August 2006 Zebra Stelzentheater in France and Belgium
2004 Valeska’s music video “New men need the land”
2004/06 Various roles with “Lenßen und Partner”, “Schoolgirl”, “Graduating class
2006/09 Various roles at “GZSZ”, film production “Horst Schlämmer – Isch Kandidiere”, Germany
2009 Musicviedeo from YA-HA “Free
2011 Participation in the film adaptation “Als der Weihnachtsmann vom Himmel fiel” (“When Santa Claus fell from the sky”)
(Giant nutcracker on stilts); director Oliver Dieckmann
2010/11 Engagement at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich as aerial acrobat. Ludwig
van Beethoven’s “Fidelio”; production by Calixto Bietio
2011 engagement at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich as acrobat. Alexander
Zemlinskys “L’Enfant et les sortilèges / The Dwarf”; staged by Grzegorz Jarzyna
2011/12 engagement at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich as acrobat and
Aerial acrobat. Giacomo Puccini “Turandot”; production by Carlus Padrissa
2012 Project Flying Handball for Jochen Schweizer Events GmbH in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2013 Project Flying Soccer for eh-showbox GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany
Languages German, English (basic knowledge), Bavarian
Sports Swimming, Climbing, Cycling
Dance Moderndance, Break Dance
Artistic ground partner and aerial acrobatics, clownery, pantomime, stilt walking, juggling
With the foolpool team since 2009