Meet with Falk Richter of Schaubühne Berlin
Meet with Falk Richter, after the performance of Schaubühne Berlin's PROTECT ME.
Falk Richter was born in 1969. He studied direction under Jürgen Flimm at the University of Hamburg; since then he has been a freelance author (works including Gott ist ein DJ, Nothing Hurts, PEACE, Electronic City), translator and director. He presented his first big production Silicon during the Junge Hunde festival 1996 at Kampnagel Hamburg. This was followed by others including Martin Crimp’s Attempts on her life (Amsterdam 1997), Trainspotting (Mainz 1997), In the jungle of the cities (Atlanta 1998), Gott ist ein DJ (Mainz 1999), and Nothing Hurts (Kampnagel 1999), which was invited to the Berlin Theatertreffen in 2000, and We come to the river, an opera by Hans Werner Henze, at the Hamburgische Staatsoper. From 2000 to 2003, he was resident director at the Schauspielhaus Zürich, where he staged plays including Die Nacht singt ihre Lieder by Jon Fosse, Polaroids by Mark Ravenhill and A Number by Caryl Churchill.
At the Schaubühne: PEACE by Falk Richter (2000), Far Away by Caryl Churchill (2001), 4.48 Psychosis by Sarah Kane (2001), Electronic City (Das System 1) by Falk Richter (directed by Tom Kühnel, 2004), Unter Eis (Das System 2) by Falk Richter (2004), Amok WENIGER NOTFÄLLE (Das System 3) with texts by Martin Crimp (2004), Hotel Palestine (Das System 4) by Falk Richter (2004), The Seagull by Anton Chekhov (2004), Die Verstörung by Falk Richter (2005), Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov (2006), Im Ausnahmezustand by Falk Richter (2007), The Cherry Orchard by Chekhov (2008), Intrigue and Love by Friedrich Schiller (2008), TRUST by Falk Richter and Anouk van Dijk (Direction and Choreography: Falk Richter and Anouk van Dijk, 2010).
creditsChaired by: Eleni Varopoulou, theatre specialist, translator and critic