Andreas ManzBorn in Stuttgart, Germany, Manz started his carrier as a KFZ mechanic. Attracted by the theatre, he went on to study acting, music, juggling and acrobatics. Manz subsequently completed his formation at the Dimitri School of Theatre in Verscio. Together with Bernard Stoeckli he works with the Monti Circus carrying out numerous tours across the whole of Switzerland. Additionally he teaches Improvisation Technique and is directing theatrical courses entitled "Clownery in the Theatre". He is a member of Cie, Companix, Dimitri Theatre and the Cologne-based theatrical company "Limits".

Bernard Stöckli

Bernard StöckliBorn in Mendrisio, Switzerland, Stöckli initially worked as a stockbroker with UBS before discovering the theatre with Pierre Byland in Paris and then with Ctibor Turba in Prague.
After completing his studies at the Dimitri School of Theatre in Verscio, he travelled across Europe and Central America as a member of the Dimitri Theatre Company. He subsequently collaborated for two years with the Monti Circus and created, together with Guenther Baldauf of the Voland Company, the "Pinocchio Puppet" show.
Since 2005 he has been teaching Clown Technique in a number of schools and theatres.