Falk Richter

Born in Hamburg in 1969, author and director. Studied direction at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg. Has been working as a director and author at national and international theatres since 1994 such as e. g. at the Schauspielhaus Hamburg, the Schauspielhaus Zürich, the Schauspiel Frankfurt, the Maxim Gorki Theater Berlin, the Nationaltheater Oslo, the Toneelgroep Amsterdam, the Théâtre National de Bruxelles, the Ruhrtriennale, the Salzburger Festspielen and the Festival d’Avignon. His most known texts are »Gott ist ein DJ« (1989), »Unter Eis« (2004) und »TRUST« (2009), which were great success worldwide and are produced internationally. His play »Nothing hurts« was invited to Theatertreffen in 2000. He was awarded the Friedrich-Luft-Preis for best stage production for his play »For The Disconnected Child« at the Schaubühne in 2014. He was honoured with the fifth poetry lectureship for drama at the Universität Saarbrücken in 2016. In 2018, he was appointed Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of the Arts and Literature) by the French government and in the same year his production of Elfriede Jelinek’s »Am Königsweg« at the Deutsche Schauspielhaus in Hamburg was invited to Theatertreffen as well as honoured best stage production of the journal Theater heute. Richter is visiting professor for direction at the Hochschule für Schauspielkunst »Ernst Busch« Berlin and Professor for Performing Arts at the Danish National School of Performing Arts in Copenhagen since 2019.

PEACE by Falk Richter, Director: Falk Richter (2000)
Electronic City (Das System 1) by Falk Richter, Director: Tom Kühnel (2004)
Unter Eis (Das System 2) by Falk Richter, Director: Falk Richter (2004)
Hotel Palestine (Das System 4) by Falk Richter, Director: Falk Richter (2004)
Die Verstörung by Falk Richter, Director: Falk Richter (2005)
Im Ausnahmezustand by Falk Richter, Director: Falk Richter (2007)
TRUST by Falk Richter and Anouk van Dijk, Director and Choreography: Falk Richter and Anouk van Dijk (2009)
PROTECT ME a project by Falk Richter and Anouk van Dijk, Director and Choreography: Falk Richter and Anouk van Dijk (World Premiere, 2010)
For the Disconnected Child by Falk Richter, Director and Choreography: Falk Richter (2013)
NEVER FOREVER by Falk Richter and TOTAL BRUTAL, Texts and Director: Falk Richter (2014)
FEAR by Falk Richter, Director: Falk Richter (World Premiere, 2015)
The Silence by Falk Richter, Director: Falk Richter (German World Premiere, 2023)

PEACE by Falk Richter, Director: Falk Richter (2000)
In weiter Ferne by Caryl Churchill, Director: Falk Richter (2001)
4.48 Psychose by Sarah Kane, Director: Falk Richter (2001)
Electronic City (Das System 1) by Falk Richter, Director: Tom Kühnel (2004)
Unter Eis (Das System 2) by Falk Richter, Director: Falk Richter (2004)
Amok WENIGER NOTFÄLLE (Das System 3) with texts by Martin Crimp, Director: Falk Richter (2004)
Hotel Palestine (Das System 4) by Falk Richter, Director: Falk Richter (2004)
Die Möwe by Anton Tschechow, Director: Falk Richter (2004)
Die Verstörung by Falk Richter, Director: Falk Richter (2005)
Drei Schwestern by Anton Tschechow, Director: Falk Richter (2006)
Im Ausnahmezustand by Falk Richter, Director: Falk Richter (2007)
Der Kirschgarten by Anton Tschechow, Director: Falk Richter (2008)
Kabale and Liebe by Friedrich Schiller, Director: Falk Richter (2008)
TRUST by Falk Richter and Anouk van Dijk, Director and Choreography: Falk Richter and Anouk van Dijk (2009)
PROTECT ME a project by Falk Richter and Anouk van Dijk, Director and Choreography: Falk Richter and Anouk van Dijk (World Premiere, 2010)
For the Disconnected Child by Falk Richter, Director and Choreography: Falk Richter (2013)
NEVER FOREVER by Falk Richter and TOTAL BRUTAL, texts and Director: Falk Richter (2014)
FEAR by Falk Richter, Director: Falk Richter (World Premiere, 2015)
The Silence by Falk Richter, Director: Falk Richter (German World Premiere, 2023)
Bad Kingdom by Falk Richter, Director: Falk Richter (World Premiere, 2024)