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Falk Richter

Falk Richter, born in Hamburg in 1969, studied theater directing in Hamburg and was an author and in-house director at the Schaubühne Berlin, the Maxim Gorki Theater and the Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg for many years. His most important works include the plays “Gott ist ein DJ”, “Electronic City”, “Unter Eis”, “Trust” and “Fear”, which have been performed around the world. Multiple invitations to the Berlin Theatertreffen and nomination for the Mülheim Dramatist Award, most recently in 2020 with “In My Room” and 2024 with “The Silence”. In 2020, he opened Barbara Mundel’s directorship at the Münchner Kammerspiele with his world premiere “Touch”, in which he worked with an international ensemble of actors and dancers. He was named Director of the Year 2018 for his world premiere of Elfriede Jelinek’s “Am Königsweg” at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg and received the “Special Teddy Award” at the 2019 Berlinale in Berlin. Richter regularly directs and teaches in France. This year, the French government appointed him “Officier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters)” for his outstanding cultural achievements.