„You’re holding the pencil you use to write the chapters of your life!”
Dörte Maack is 25 years young when she is diagnosed with a rare eye disease. She will go blind. At this time she is successful with her comedy– and Theatre company on the way. A massive break for the trained trapeze performer. Her A lifelong dream bursts into a felt free fall. Destination disability?
The low point becomes a turning point.
Dörte Maack lands on the ground of new plans. Completely blind, she studies sports, Linguistics and pedagogy. She will be part of the team of DIALOG IM DUNKELN® at the Headquarter Hamburg, builds up the education sector on its own responsibility and designs Workshops for executives in lightless rooms. In 2007, their unique concept will be presented at the at the World Economic Forum in Davos. More than 250,000 executives worldwide have since experienced workshops under the guidance of blind coaches, whose intensity of experience has led to sustainability.
Of course stage!
To bring their human interaction brilliance from the workshops back on stage, was the result almost by itself for the crowd-puller. Anyone who knows her will bring her to her Stage. Dörte Maack refined her skills for performance, rhetoric and presentation. with Sabine Asgodom and René Borbonus. Her disarming lightness paired with the clarity of a down-to-earth North German soul and the no one may escape.
In her lectures she reports openly and without shyness of despondency and doubts, of the Fighting and being despondent, from becoming free and celebrating successes. The moment has a deep effect, in who realized that despite blindness, the number of her possibilities never decreased. had become.
Dörte Maack opens her audience’s eyes to the fact that superhero powers are not The key to overcoming a crisis is not what we focus on. It is our view, which decides how much room for manoeuvre we see. It is our Acting that decides how much life we experience.