Born in 1984 in Basel. Raised in Cambridge/GB and from 1996 in Melbourne/Australia. Studied at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne. In 2007 formation of the theater group The Hayloft Project, for which he adapted dramas by Anton Chekhov, among others. Production »The Wild Duck« based on the play by Henrik Ibsen (invitation to the Ibsen Festival in Oslo in 2012, to the Vienna Festival in 2013 and to the Holland Festival Amsterdam). Feature film »The Daughter« based on that drama (2015). Director at Theater Basel (2015 – 2017) where he staged »John Gabriel Borkman« after Henrik Ibsen (2015, awarded by Theater heute as Production of the Year, invitation to the Berlin Theatertreffen 2016); »Angels in America« by Tony Kushner (2015, Nestroy Theatre Prize as Best German Performance) and »Three Sisters« after Anton Chekhov (2016, awarded by Theater heute as Play of the Year, invitation to the Berlin Theatertreffen 2017). Numerous international productions, including »Yerma« after Frederico García Lorca (2016, Young Vic Theatre, London); »Hotel Strindberg« after August Strindberg (2018, co-production of the Burgtheater Vienna and Theater Basel, invitation to the Berlin Theatertreffen 2019); »Médée« by Luigi Cherubini (2019, Salzburg Festival) and »La Traviata« by Giuseppe Verdi (2019, Opéra national de Paris).
Yerma by Simon Stone after Federico García Lorca, Realisation: Simon Stone (2020)