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Angela Obst

Angela Obst studied general and comparative literature, political science and history in Berlin. During her studies she worked as a freelance editor, dramaturge for radio productions and at the theatre publishing house henschel SCHAUSPIEL. From 2009 to 2019 she was engaged as a dramaturg at the Residenztheater in Munich under the direction of Martin Kušej. There she had many years of collaboration with Martin Kušej, for example with Goethe's Faust (Nestroy Prize 2014), and with Frank Castorf, for example in Journey to the End of the Night with Louis-Ferdinand Céline (Theatertreffen 2014) and Brecht's Baal (Theatertreffen 2015). Further productions have been created with directors* such as Andreas Kriegenburg, Anne Lenk, Timofej Kuljabin and Robert Gerloff. At the Residenztheater she has also staged several political discussion series and, in addition to the late-night show Na, du München! with Sebastian Blomberg, she has arranged various staged readings, most recently in 2017 Allen Ginsberg's Howl with Bibiana Beglau. From 2015 to 2019, she also taught the directing course of study (directed by Prof. Sebastian Baumgarten) at the Bavarian Theatre Academy August Everding. In 2018 Angela Obst was on the jury of the Mülheimer Theatertage NRW. Since the 2019/2020 season she has taught dramaturgy at the Folkwang University of the Arts and been a dramaturg at Schauspielhaus Bochum.

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