Johannes Schütz, born 1950 in Frankfurt am Main, studied stage design at the Hochschule für bildende Künste in Hamburg and then worked with Harald Clemen, Dieter Dorn, Hans Lietzau and Ernst Wendt. From 1976 to 1978 he was stage and costume designer at the Münchner Kammerspiele, from 1978 to 1981 director of the Bremer Theater am Goetheplatz and from 1986 to 1992 member of the artistic management at the Schauspielhaus Bochum. The intensive cooperation with Jürgen Gosch at the Deutsches Theater Berlin resulted in many invitations to the Berlin Theatertreffen. Since 2007 Johannes Schütz has worked with the playwright and director Roland Schimmelpfennig, 2009 in Der goldene Drache (Theatertreffen 2010) at the Burgtheater. In 2016 he was invited to the Theatertreffen with Schiff der Träume after Federico Fellini (Regie Karin Beier Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg 2015). Since 2010 Johannes Schütz has been Professor of Stage Design at the Düsseldorf Art Academy. In 2006 he was voted Stage Designer of the Year for Jürgen Gosch's Macbeth by the theatre journal Theater heute. Thomas Vinterberg's Das Begräbnis at the Burgtheater won him the NESTROY Theatre Prize in 2010. In the 2018/2019 season, his stage sets can be seen at Schauspielhaus Bochum in Johan Simon's productions The Jewess of Toledo, Penthesilea and Hamlet.

Current roles:

  • Stage design, Costume design in Hamlet
  • Stage design in Iwanow

Past roles: