Bettina Auer, Dramaturgy

Portrait Bettina Auer

Bettina Auer

Bettina Auer studied musical theatre direction as well as musicology and German philology in Hamburg and Berlin. Besides engagements as a musical dramatic adviser and head dramatic adviser at theatres in Bern, Darmstadt, Basel and the Komische Oper Berlin she has supervised various productions and projects in drama and dance developing numerous creations.

She was a guest at Salzburger Festspiele, Opernhaus Zürich, Burgtheater Wien, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Israel Festival, Lucerne Festival, KunstFestSpiele Herrenhausen, Vlaamse Opera and Schauspiel Köln.

Since summer 2012 she has worked as a freelancer in production advisement at Nederlandse Opera Amsterdam, Teatro Argentino, Teatros Canal Madrid, Vlaamse Opera, Radialsystem Berlin, Schwetzinger Festspiele, Berliner Philharmoniker, Nationaltheatret Oslo, Norske Opera Oslo, Wiener Staatsoper, Bayerische Staatsoper München and Theater an der Wien.

Since 2009 she has worked regularly together with Calixto Bieito. Additionally, she has worked with the directors Stefan Bachmann, Karin Beier, Calixto Bieito, Tatjana Gürbaca, Claus Guth, Jasmina Hadziahmetovic, Andreas Homoki, Barrie Kosky, Hans Neuenfels, Stefan Pucher, Joachim Schlömer, Nicolas Stemann and Michael Thalheimer.

Bettina Auer is a lecturer at the Hochschule für Musik „Hanns Eisler“ Berlin, at the Universität der Künste Berlin as well as the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden. Since 1995 she has also been a regular freelancer for the Swiss radio station DRS 2.