Milan Sladek

Milan Sladek is one of the greats of pantomime. He has been on stage for over 60 years.
He became famous for his character Kefka. In the 70s he founded the „Theater Kefka“, at that time the only permanent pantomime theatre in Western Europe and one of the few in the world. He was the initiator of the pantomime festival „Gaukler“ in Cologne, which continued for over a decade and was considered one of the best in the world.
Milan Sladek, who comes from what is now Slovakia, has been living and working in Cologne for years. He has always been fascinated by the visual arts and their interaction with the performing arts. This is reflected in his work. He has received numerous, top-class awards.
You are welcome now to get to know one of the most influential mimes of our time.