Bettina Auer

Biography

Education
Musictheatre directing at the Academie Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende, with a.o. Götz Friedrich.
Studied musicology in Hamburg and Berlin.
Diector's assistent, Oper Frankfurt
Production dramaturgy, Israël Festival in Jeruzalem

Highlights
Stadttheater Bern
Staatstheater Darmstadt (Chief dramaturge 1998-2001)
Theater Basel, Chief dramaturge, 2001-2006
Komischen Oper Berlin, 2007 –

Worked with
Stefan Bachmann, Karin Beier, Katja Czellnik, Claus Guth, Bernarda Horres, Nigel Lowery, Hans Neuenfels,  Joachim Schlömer, Nicolas Stemann, Werner Schroeter, Michael Thalheimer und Herbert Wernicke

Salzburger Festspiele: Iphigénie en Tauride, Claus Guth; Irrfahrten, eine Mozart-Trilogie, Joachim Schlömer
Wiener Burgtheater, Wiener Staatsoper: Entführung aus dem Serail, Karin Beier
Deutschen Oper Berlin: Der Traumgörge, Joachim Schlömer
Lucerne Festival: A clear view of heaven, Joachim Schlömer

Recently engaged in

  • During the Wagner Year the Flanders Opera will once again respect the time-honoured tradition of staging Parsifal at Easter. A...
  • Oppressed by an impotent, rich spouse and an authoritarian father-in-law, Katerina Ismailova chooses to embark on a passionate love affair. Because of her hopeless...