Sébastien Dupouey

Born in 1969 in Paris. Studied at the der École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. He works as a musician and graphic designer for the French music scene. He directs for music video productions and French television. Since 2005 he has been creating video sequences for theatre, as well as developing video installations and film projects. He has collaborated with Falk Richter, Stefan Pucher, Lars-Ole Walburg and Christina Paulhofer, among others. He has worked under Thomas Ostermeier at the Münchner Kammerspielen, on productions including »Vor Sonnenaufgang« by Gerhart Hauptmann (2005) and »Susn« by Herbert Achternbusch (2009), and at the Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam on »Ghosts« by Henrik Ibsen (2011). Sébastien Dupouey lives and works in Paris and Berlin.


Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen (Direction: Thomas Ostermeier, 2006)
Die Katze auf dem heißen Blechdach by Tennessee Williams (Direction: Thomas Ostermeier, 2007)
Hamlet by William Shakespeare (Direction: Thomas Ostermeier, 2008)
Kabale und Liebe by Friedrich Schiller (Direction: Falk Richter, 2008)
Die Ehe der Maria Braun by Rainer Werner Fassbinder (Direction: Thomas Ostermeier, 2009)
Dämonen by Lars Norén (Direction: Thomas Ostermeier, 2010)
Othello by William Shakespeare (Direction: Thomas Ostermeier, 2010)
Viel Lärm um Nichts by William Shakespeare (Direction: Marius von Mayenburg, 2013)
Richard III. by William Shakespeare, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (2015)
Stück Plastik by Marius von Mayenburg (Direction: Marius von Mayenburg, World Premiere 2015)
Peng by Marius von Mayenburg, Direction: Marius von Mayenburg (Worl Premiere 2017)
Rückkehr nach Reims after Didier Eribon, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (2017)
Im Herzen der Gewalt by Édouard Louis, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (2018)
abgrund by Maja Zade, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (World Premiere, 2019)
Jugend ohne Gott by Ödön von Horváth, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (2019)
Das Leben des Vernon Subutex 1 von Virginie Despentes, Regie: Thomas Ostermeier (2020)
Returning to Reims after Didier Eribon, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (new version, 2020)
Michael Kohlhaas by Heinrich von Kleist, Direction: Simon McBurney and Annabel Arden (2020)
Qui a tué mon père (Who killed my father)
by Édouard Louis, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (2021)
Nachtland by Marius von Mayenburg, Director: Marius von Mayenburg (World Premiere, 2022)

In this season


by Maja Zade
Directior: Thomas Ostermeier
World Premiere

Vernon Subutex 1

by Virginie Despentes
Director: Thomas Ostermeier
Stage A

The Marriage of Maria Braun

After the original by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Direction: Thomas Ostermeier
Stage A


by William Shakespeare
Director: Thomas Ostermeier
Stage A

Hedda Gabler

by Henrik Ibsen
Director: Thomas Ostermeier

History of Violence

by Édouard Louis
in a version by Thomas Ostermeier, Florian Borchmeyer and Édouard Louis
Director: Thomas Ostermeier
German Premiere
Stage B

Michael Kohlhaas

by Heinrich von Kleist
In a version by Simon McBurney, Annabel Arden, Maja Zade and the ensemble
Director: Simon McBurney and Annabel Arden
Stage B

Nachtland (Nightscape)

by Marius von Mayenburg
Director: Marius von Mayenburg
World Premiere

Qui a tué mon père

(Who killed my father)
by Édouard Louis
Director: Thomas Ostermeier

Richard III.

by William Shakespeare
Direction: Thomas Ostermeier

Returning to Reims

based on the novel »Retour à Reims« by Didier Eribon
Resumption (new version of »Returning to Reims«)
Director: Thomas Ostermeier