Originally from Germany, Adele Landauer fulfilled her childhood dream and studied acting at the “Ernst-Busch” University of Acting in Berlin. Adele became a well-known actress for theater, TV and film. While working as a successful actress, Adele also tutored inspiring actors.
As a professional performer, she is often asked by friends whether she can attend their performances in order to evaluate their presence on stage or at presentations, get-togethers, etc. What she sees she cannot believe. Professional, intelligent, and successful people who stammer, appear unsure, bored, or fake. Not at all she knows them in person. The result was a bored and unmotivated audience who weren’t interested in the message they were trying to deliver, no matter how good it may have been. Therefore Adele uses her acting skills such as use of body language, facial expressions, breathing, and voice to teach others how to bring their message across in an interesting and effective way.
Now as a keynote speaker she combines her abilities as an actress and her need to help people to grow. And coming from East Germany she had a lot of genuine stories to tell. Adele witnessed the Berlin Wall being torn down, but what she experienced was not only a wall being broken down physically, but millions of people who were able to tear down their own walls inside of themselves, all the ideas they had about life, work, politics, culture, and society happening on both sides of the wall. They were able to let them go within one night.
On-stage she uses powerful examples that draw upon history as well as present-day situations – especially from Germany and Berlin. As an actress she feels home on stage and with her acting abilities Adele`s presentations are inspirational, motivational, charismatic and entertaining – with a woman`s touch.
Life is full of contradiction. – We are full of contradictions!
How can a nation like Germany produce a divine musician like Beethoven on one hand and a tyrant like Hitler on the other? In every religion love is preached, and yet wars are waged. How can a doctor heal children, but hit his own?
What contradictions are in you?
Like everyone you want to be happy and healthy. But why do you often feel the opposite? Have you sometimes dreamt of managing the company, but you are still only an average team member? In her speech Adele will talk about these contradictions. Contradictions and contrasting aspects of culture that we find throughout the planet - and contradictions we find in ourselves. And our unwillingness to face those contradictions create walls –walls that separate us from ourselves, from others and from life itself. As a trained actress of the theatre and screen, she is able to tell emotional, genuine stories in a moving way as she evokes deep emotional responses in her audience. Her multimedia performance is supported by video clips, pictures and music. She uses powerful examples that draw upon history as well as present-day situations - especially from Germany and Berlin.