Clippings marked with * are translated.
Taming of the shrew
...got to know her as a dancer that even in long known roles finds new nuances, because she takes every interpretation as an intellectual challenge and looks intensively for an acceptable being in her stage character ... It´s astonishing that this expression-artist only now performs this role… when she dances, every step makes sense. Because the head is dancing too she does not go against the ugly of the role…Illmann shows the inner fight of Katharina and exposes the growing cracks in the facade of her unapproachability…"
(Andrea Kachelries, Stuttgarter Nachrichten, 17.7.1997) *