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“A brilliantly physical political satire…Combining verse and dialogue with an intriguing soundscape of whirring, typing teleprinters and yelling crowds, TrAPPED is a clever, witty, politically provocative piece.”

Yorkshire Post, October 2009


“Von Stockert creates a wonderful atmosphere of menace, highlighting the absurdity and the horrors of the world she has invented…Especially ingenious is the use of props…von Stockert is a true original.”

Judith Mackrell, The Guardian, August 2009


“Beautifully crafted scenes…to please, delight, challenge, entertain, surprise. Definitely worth seeing whether you’re into theatre or dance. It works equally well on both levels and that’s saying something.”

Broadway Baby


“Kooky and involving, [TrAPPED] is visually striking, superbly executed and (a) visually expressive interpretation of issues which are still pertinent today.”

Edinburgh Festivals, August 2009


“Sensational choreography from Maresa von Stockert triggers countless emotions as we see the breakdown of toy German soldiers and the Berlin Wall as we delve into the East/West German divide. This is the type of contemporary dance that you can’t take your eyes off. “

Three Weeks