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CURRENT

Artistic Director | satellit produktion GbR

currently | more at www.satellit-produktion.de

Fellow | International Forum at Theatertreffen Berlin 2016

currently | more at www.berlinerfestspiele.de

Fellow | TANDEM Shaml Partnership | European Cultural Foundation

currently | long-term Euro-Arab Exchange Program 2015 | more at www.tandemexchange.eu

Personal Advisor to the Artistic Director Johan Simons | Münchner Kammerspiele

until January 2015 | more at www.muenchner-kammerspiele.de

Directing management team | PATHOS münchen

until December 2013 | production management and festival management | more at www.pathos-muenchen.de


UNIVERSITY

2008 - 2012       

Master | Theatre Directing | Folkwang University of the Arts

Diploma | March 2012

Erasmus Exchange | Theatre Directing | Real Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático Madrid

September 2010 - April 2011

2005 - 2008    

Bachelor | Film Directing | filmArche Berlin

Masterclasses (among others) with Andreas Dresen, Andres Veiel

Diploma | February 2008

2002 - 2005  

Bachelor Islamic Sciences and Politics | Freien Universität Berlin

Focus: Arabic Language | Berlin


FURTHER EDUCATION

Masterclass | New Documentary Theatre with Hans-Werner Kroesinger

Academy of the Union of Theatres of Europe | Schauspielhaus Graz | Austria | December 2012

Project week | Factory of Products for Radical Change with Jan Ritsema

Forum Freies Theater | Düsseldorf | May 2012     

Workshop | Translating the Unknown with Guido Kleene and Lotte van den Berg

Herbst Academy | Steirischer Herbst | Graz | Austria | October 2011

In-Depth Course | Script Supervising and Continuity | Randy Feldman

New York Film Academy | New York | NY | USA | June 2005


FESTIVALS AND AWARDS

2015

frei willig arbeiten (free will working) | satellit produktion in cooperation with Residenztheater München

* Kurt Meisel Award 2015

brothers in arms | satellit produktion

* Dock 4 Kulturhaus | Kassel | Deutschland

2014

brothers in arms | PATHOS münchen

  1. *Kaltstart Festival | Hamburg

  2. *BEIJING INTERNATIONAL FRINGE FESTIVAL | Bejing | China

  3. *TBILISI INTERNTIONAL FESTIVAL OF THEATER | Tbilisi | Georgia

  4. *BLACKSEA FESTIVAL | TRABZON | Turkey

2013

wo ist meine stimme (where is my vote) | i-camp/neues theater münchen

* 100° Berlin Festival | Hebbel Am Ufer | Berlin

2012          

SPRING and HOPE = BAHAR and OMID | Diploma production

* Körber Studio Junge Regie | Thalia Theater Hamburg

* ACT Festival | Bilbao | Spain

* IT’s Festival | Amsterdam | Netherlands

* NEU/NOW Festival | Porto | Portugal

* Folkwang Award for performing arts

2011

Someone is going to come | 2nd year production

* Guest performance at Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus

2007

ThIstanbul | Documentary

* Newcomer | International Filmfestival Istanbul

100 mph | Fiction Short

* International Filmfestival Münster

* Audience Award | Kurzfilmnacht Flensburg


2005   

Parkstories | Fiction Short

  1. *Tribeca Filmfestival (off) | New York

I spy with my little eye | Fiction Short

* Bergischer Filmpreis Wuppertal

  1. *Best Newcomer | International Shortfilmfestival Salzburg


FESTIVAL- AND PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT, CONFERENCES

2016

Fellowship | International Forum at Theatertreffen Berlin 2016

Berlin | Germany


2015

Participant | EFA Academy for Young Cultural Managers

Beirut | Lebanon

2014

Invited Speaker | Cultural Management and Education Conference | Goethe Institut Kiev

Kiev | Ukraine

2013

Production- and Festivalmanagement | TRANSPORT>festival TU JEST POLSKA

PATHOS münchen

Production management | >import13 Festival

PATHOS münchen

2011 - 2012   

Cooperation project management | Emergency Entrance

International theatre project and festival

Schauspielhaus Graz | Austria

2011   

Programming team | INSTED@ITs 2011

Organization of Encounter, the meeting of young international directors

ITs Festival Amsterdam | Netherlands


ASSISTANTS - selection

2009   

Mein Leben im Off | 1st Assistant Director

Motion Picture | Director: Oliver Haffner | if…Productions | Munich

2008   

24h Berlin – Ein Tag im Leben | 1st Assistant Director

TV-Documentary | Artistic Director: Volker Heise | zero one film |arte/rbb | Berlin

2007   

Unter Eis | by Falk Richter | Assistant Director

Opera | Director: Falk Richter | Music: Jörn Arnecke | Ruhr-Triennale | Bochum

2006   

The Counterfeiters | Video-Operator

Motion Picture | Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky | Josef Aichholzer Filmproduktion | Vienna

* Academy Award for best foreign film | 2008

2005    

The Sopranos | 6th season | Production Assistant

TV Series | Director: div. | HBO | New York | USA

2004   

GG19 - 19 gute Gründe für Demokratie | Production Assistant

Motion Picture | Artistic Director: Harald Siebler | movie members filmproduktion GmbH | Berlin


JURY

2010   

Member of the Jury | NRW - Theatertreffen 2010

Selection of the best plays of the season in NRW for the festival

Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus


NETWORKS

since 2012   

Member | IETM

International Network for Performing Arts

since 2008  

Member | INSTED

International Network of  Young Theatre Directors

2005 – 2008   

Member | NISI MASA

European Network of Young Cinema

2001     

Foundation | JUGEND FÜR FRIEDEN (Youth for Peace)

NGO for peace | Organization of demonstrations and activities for political education | Munich


LANGUAGES AND INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

German | fluent

English | fluent

Spanish | fluent

French | good

2015 | Theatre project | Beirut | Lebanon

2013 | Theatre project | Athens | Greece

2011 | Research | Tehran and Esfahan | Iran

2010-2011 | University | Madrid | Spain

2006 | Research | Buenos Aires | Argentina

2006 | Work and Travel | Virgin Islands | Caribbean

2005-2006 | Work and Travel | Brooklyn | New York | USA

2004 | Work and Travel | Chicago/Detroit/New York | USA

1998-2000 | Highschool | Champaign-Urbana | Illinois | USA