Katie Mitchell

Born in Reading, she studied at Magdalen College, Oxford. She was an associate director at the Royal Shakespeare Company from 1996 to 1998 and at the Royal Court Theatre in London from 2000 to 2004. Since 1994, she has directed productions at the National Theatre in London – where she was also an associate – as well as at Schauspiel Köln, Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg and the Burgtheater in Vienna. Her work in opera includes productions at the Welsh National Opera, the English National Opera, the Salzburg Festival, the Staatsoper Berlin and De Nederlandse Opera. She has also directed opera and plays in Dublin, Copenhagen, Milan, New York and Stockholm. Her accolades include the Evening Standard Award in 1996, invitations to the Theatertreffen in Berlin in 2009 and 2013, an appointment to Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to drama in 2009, the Nestroy Theatre Prize and the International Opera Award in 2013, and the Rolf Mares Award in 2016.

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