Andreas Kriegenburg 's biography | Germany
He was born in Magdeburg, East Germany, in 1963. In 1984 he began working as an assistant director in Zittau and Frankfurt an der Oder. In 1991 he came to Berlin, where he was an in-house director at the Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz until 1996. His Volksbühne staging of Georg Büchner’s “Woyzeck” was invited to Berlin’s Theatertreffen, a festival honoring the best German-language productions of the year. Kriegenburg worked as an in-house director at the Lower Saxony State Theatre in Hanover and at Vienna’s Burgtheater. In the 2000-2001 season, he assumed the post of senior director at the Thalia Theater in Hamburg. He also staged plays at Munich’s Kammerspiele. He made his debut as an opera director in 2006, with a staging based on Christoph Willibald Gluck’s “Orpheus and Eurydice”. With the 2009-2010 theater season, Kriegenburg joined the Deutsches Theater Berlin as an in-house director, together with the DT’s new Artistic Director Ulrich Khuon.