Maja Zade

Raised in Germany and Sweden. Since 1999 she is working as a dramaturg at the Schaubühne Berlin. Studied English Literature at the London University and the Queen’s University in Canada. Worked on theatre productions at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. From 1997–99 she was Senior Reader at the Royal Court Theatre in London. She has been translating various plays into German, e. g. by Lars von Trier, Caryl Churchill and into English by Marius von Mayenburg, Roland Schimmelpfennig, Lars Norén and Falk Richter.

Schaubühne

»Der Name« by John Fosse (Direction: Thomas Ostermeier, 2000)
»Die arabische aftert« by Roland Schimmelpfennig (Direction: Tom Kühnel, 2001)
»Evil Dead 2« by August Baker (Direction: Manuel Rau, 2001)
»Port Authority« by Conor McPherson (Direction: Barbara Frey, 2001)
»4.48 Psychose« by Sarah Kane (Direction: Falk Richter, 2001)
»Palast« by Abi Morgan (Direction: Christiane Pohle, 2002)
»Nora« by Henrik Ibsen (Direction: Thomas Ostermeier, 2002)
»Das kalte Kind« by Marius von Mayenburg (Direction: Luk Perceval, 2002)
»Die Kopien« by Caryl Churchill (Direction: James Macdonald, 2003)
»Im Dickicht der Städte« by Bertolt Brecht (Direction: Grzegorz Jarzyna, 2003)
»Andromache« after Racine by Luk and Peter Perceval (Direction: Luk Perceval, 2002)
Eldorado by Marius von Mayenburg (Direction: Thomas Ostermeier, 2004)
Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare (Direction: James Macdonald, 2005)
Turista by Marius von Mayenburg, (Direction: Luk Perceval, 2005)
Blackbird by David Harrower (Direction: Benedict Andrews, 2005)
Maria Stuart by Friedrich Schiller (Direction: Luk Perceval, 2006)
Tod eines Handlungsreisenden by Arthur Miller (Direction: Luk Perceval, 2006)
Stoning Mary by Debbie Tucker Green (Direction: Benedict Andrews, 2007)
Molière by Feridun Zaimoglu, Günter Senkel and Luk Perceval (Direction: Luk Perceval, 2007)
Betrunken genug zu sagen ich liebe dich by Caryl Churchill (Direction: Benedict Andrews, 2007)
Penthesilea by Heinrich von Kleist (Direction: Luk Perceval, 2008)
Der Hand, die aftert and das Messer by Marius von Mayenburg (Direction: Benedict Andrews, 2008)
Anatol by Arthur Schnitzler (Direction: Luk Perceval, 2008)
Die Tauben by David Gieselmann (Direction: Marius von Mayenburg, 2009)
Endstation Sehnsucht by Tennessee Williams (Direction: Benedict Andrews, 2009)
Die Nibelungen by Friedrich Hebbel (Direction: Marius von Mayenburg, 2009)
Berlin Alexanderplatz Eine freie Bearbeitung des Romans by Alfred Döblin (Direction: Volker Lösch, 2009)
Gerettet by Edward Bond (Direction: Benedict Andrews, 2010)
Der Menschenfeind by Molière (Direction: Ivo van Hove, 2010)
Fräulein Julie frei after August Strindberg (Direction: Katie Mitchell and Leo Warner, 2010)
Perplex by Marius von Mayenburg (Direction: Marius von Mayenburg, 2010)
Aufzeichnungen aus dem Kellerloch by Fjodor Dostojewskij in a version by Egill Heiðar Anton Pálsson and Friederike Heller (Direction: Egill Heiðar Anton Pálsson, 2010)
Edward II by Christopher Marlowe (Direction: Ivo van Hove, 2011)
Die Tiefe by Jón Atli Jónasson (Direction: Egill Heiðar Anton Pálsson, 2012)
Märtyrer by Marius von Mayenburg (Direction: Marius von Mayenburg, 2012)
Der Tod in Venedig/Kindertotenlieder after Thomas Mann/Gustav Mahler (Direction: Thomas Ostermeier, 2013)
Draußen vor der Tür by Wolfgang Borchert (Direction: Volker Lösch, 2013)
Die gelbe Tapete after Charlotte Perkins Gilman (Direction: Katie Mitchell, 2013)
Viel Lärm um Nichts by William Shakespeare (Direction: Marius von Mayenburg, 2013)
Das Kalkwerk by Thomas Bernhard (Direction: Philipp Preuss, 2014)
Der geteilte Himmel by Christa Wolf, Direction: Armin Petras (2015)
Stück Plastik by Marius von Mayenburg (Direction: Marius von Mayenburg, UA 2015)
Westberlin An evening by and with Rainald Grebe (Direction: Rainald Grebe, UA 2015)
Ungeduld des Herzens by Stefan Zweig (Direction: Simon McBurney, 2015)
Die Erfindung der Roten Armee Fraktion durch einen manisch-depressiven Teenager im Sommer 1969 by Frank Witzel, Direction: Armin Petras (2016)
Der eingebildete Kranke by Molière, Direction: Michael Thalheimer (2017)
Peng by Marius by Mayenburg, Direction: Marius von Mayenburg (UA 2017)
Rückkehr after Reims after Didier Eribon, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (2017)

 

In this season

The Lime Works

by Thomas Bernhard
Direction: Philipp Preuss

Divided Heaven

by Christa Wolf
In a version by Armin Petras
Direction: Armin Petras

fontane.200: Einblicke in die Vorbereitungen des Jubiläums des zweihundertsten Geburtstags Theodor Fontanes im Jahr 2019

An evening with Rainald Grebe
Direction: Rainald Grebe

Miss Julie

after August Strindberg
Direction: Katie Mitchell and Leo Warner

Peng

by Marius von Mayenburg
Direction: Marius von Mayenburg

Returning to Reims

based on »Retour à Reims« by Didier Eribon
in a version by the Schaubühne
Direction: Thomas Ostermeier

A Piece of Plastic

by Marius von Mayenburg
Direction: Marius von Mayenburg
World Premiere

Beware of Pity

by Stefan Zweig
In a version by Simon McBurney, James Yeatman, Maja Zade and the ensemble
Direction: Simon McBurney

Westberlin

An evening by and with Rainald Grebe
World Premiere
Direction: Rainald Grebe