Hamster Jukebox



is three₃ hamsters behind a window.

is music over the phone.

is a performance about behavior in lockdown.



We hamsters have collected and sorted – and now our jukebox is ready! In short performances
we devote ourselves to the habits and feelings that many people have shared with us via


We tell about loss of control and overacting, but also about everyday rituals of the
hamster life. By phone you choose your song and we hamsters behind the window send you
rhythms and sounds, movements and looks. Come. Choose. Call.


Performance & Regie: Michelle Affolter
Performance & Ausstattung: Hanne Lenze-Lauch
Performance & Musik: Carlos Andrés Rico
Produktionsleitung: Nora Becker

Sponsored by Fonds Darstellende Künste aus Mitteln der Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für
Kultur und Medien and supported by the Hilfsfonds »Kunst kennt keinen Shutdown«.

Pictures © Jewgeni Roppel

August 2021, Hamburg