Malte Beckenbach

Born in Berlin in 1974. Studied medicine at the Charité Berlin. Since 2000 working as a freelance composer and musician at the Schaubühne. Foundation of a label for experimental electronic music in 1988. First releases in collaboration with Falk Richter (»Gott ist ein DJ« [›God is a DJ‹], Staatstheater Mainz, »Nothing Hurts« with Anouk van Dijk, Kampnagel Hamburg) in 1999. Subsequently further projects with Falk Richter including »The Handbag« (2000), »Nightsongs« (2001) and »A Number« (2003) as well as with Anouk van Dijk and Tom Kühnel. Numerous releases on electro labels from Berlin such as Kitty-Yo, Tonkind, B-Pitch and Projekt Mooncircle. Film music for Lars Becker’s »Vatertag« (»Father's Day«) in 2004 and »Tod im Supermarkt« (»Death in the Supermarket«) in 2005. Compositions for the Schauspielhaus Hamburg, the Residenztheater Munich, the Schauspielhaus Zurich, the Burgtheater in Vienna, the National Theatre Oslo and the Festival d'Avignon, among others. In 2015 he composed the music for »Romeo and Juliet« by William Shakespeare (director: Johannes von Matuschka) at the Staatstheater Nuremberg and for »His name was Gil Scott-Heron« (curated by Nicholas Mockridge) at the Kantine am Berghain.

Schaubühne

»Peace« by Falk Richter. Direction: Falk Richter (2000)
»Das System 1/ Electronic City« by Falk Richter, Direction: Tom Kühnel (2004)
»Das System 3/ Amok Weniger Notfälle« by Falk Richter with texts by Martin Crimp, Direction: Falk Richter (2004)
Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (2005)
Zerbombt by Sarah Kane, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (2005)
Drei Schwestern by Anton Tschechow, Direction: Falk Richter (2006)
Der Häßliche by Marius von Mayenburg, Direction: Benedict Andrews (2007)
Betrunken genug zu sagen ich liebe dich? by Caryl Churchill, Direction: Benedict Andrews (2007)
Der Hund, die Nacht und das Messer by Marius von Mayenburg, Direction: Benedict Andrews, (2008)
Die Tauben by David Gieselmann, Direction: Marius von Mayenburg (2009)
TRUST by Falk Richter and Anouk van Dijk, Direction and Choreography: Falk Richter and Anouk van Dijk (2009)
Gerettet by Edward Bond, Direction: Benedict Andrews (2010)
PROTECT ME A project by Falk Richter and Anouk van Dijk (World Premiere) (Direction and Choreography: Falk Richter and Anouk van Dijk (2010)
Märtyrer by Marius von Mayenburg, Direction: Marius von Mayenburg (2012)
Ein Volksfeind by Henrik Ibsen, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (2012)
Baal by Bertolt Brecht, Direction: Nicholas Mockridge (2013)
For the Disconnected Child A project by Falk Richter, Direction: Falk Richter (2013)
Die kleinen Füchse – The Little Foxes by Lillian Hellman, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (2014)
NEVER FOREVER and TOTAL BRUTAL by Falk Richter, Direction: Falk Richter, World Premiere (2014)
Bella Figura by Yasmina Reza, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier, World Premiere (2015)
FEAR by Falk Richter, Direction: Falk Richter, World Premiere (2015)
Professor Bernhardi by Arthur Schnitzler, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (2016)

In this season

An Enemy of the People

by Henrik Ibsen
Direction: Thomas Ostermeier

Hedda Gabler

by Henrik Ibsen
Directed by Thomas Ostermeier

Professor Bernhardi

by Arthur Schnitzler
Version by Thomas Ostermeier and Florian Borchmeyer
Direction: Thomas Ostermeier