Katie Mitchell

Born in 1964 in Reading, is an award-winning British theatre and opera director. She was inhouse director at the Royal Shakespeare Company and at the Royal Court Theatre, London and has directed regularly at the National Theatre in London. Numerous productions at theatres in Germany and Austria, including Schauspiel Köln, Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg, Burgtheater Wien and, since 2010, at the Schaubühne (»Orlando«, »Fräulein Julie«, among others). In 2009 she received the award of an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire). Her production of »Wunschkonzert« by Franz Xaver Kroetz at Schauspiel Köln was invited to the Berlin Theatertreffen in 2009. In 2013, she received the Nestroy-Prize for her staging of »Night Train«, based on Friederike Mayröcker, at Schauspiel Köln; this production was also invited to the Berlin Theatertreffen, as well as her production »Anatomy of a Suicide« in 2020 (Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg).


Miss Julie after August Strindberg, Regie: Katie Mitchell und Leo Warner (2010)
The Yellow Wallpaper after Charlotte Perkins Gilman (2013)
Atmen by Duncan Macmillan (2013)
The Forbidden Zone by Duncan Macmillan (2014)
Ophelias Zimmer with texts by Alice Birch (2015)
Schatten (Eurydike sagt) by Elfriede Jelinek (2016)
Orlando by Virginia Woolf (2019)
Kein Weltuntergang by Chris Bush (2021)

In this season


by Virginia Woolf
Direction: Katie Mitchell
Stage A