Michael Thalheimer

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    Michael Thalheimer in La Forza del Destino (Seizoen 2011-2012)

Director in La Forza del Destino

Biography

Education
Actor, Hochschule der Künste Bern, 1989
 
Debut
Katja Kabanova (Staatsoper Berlin), 2005
 
Career
Actor & director at the main theatre in Chemnitz, 1992–1998
Head director & memberof the artistic director of the Deutsche Theater Berlin, 2005–now
Guest director in Thalia Theater Hamburg, Burgtheater Wenen, Théâtre de la Colline in Paris & at the Theater Frankfurt

Highlights
Opera: Rigoletto (Oper Basel), 2005; Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Staatsoper Berlin);
Theater: Kabale und Liebe (Schiller) (Thalia Theater Hamburg); Liebelei (Schnitzler) (Thalia Theater Hamburg); Oresteia (Deutsche Theater Berlin); Emilia Galotti (Deutsche Theater Berlin); Faust I & II (Deutsche Theater Berlin); Die Ratten (Deutsche Theater Berlin)

Prizes
Innovation Prize of culture channel 3Sat, for Liliom (Thalia Theater Hamburg)
Viennese Nestroy-Theaterpreis for Emilia Galotti (Deutsches Theater Berlin), 2002
Berliner Friedrich-Luft-Preis for Emilia Galotti (Deutsches Theater Berlin) & for Faust. Der Tragödie Erster Teil (Deutsches Theater Berlin)

Recent and future productions
La Forza del Destino (Vlaamse Opera)

Last update on 28 December 2011

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