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Robert Borgmann, born 1980 in Erfurt, studied fine arts in London, philosophy and German language and literature at the University of Cologne, and directing at the Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts in Berlin. In his career as a director, he has worked in several renowned German theatres, such as the Schauspielhaus Zürich, the Centraltheater Leipzig (in the season of 2011/2012 as in-house director), Schauspiel Köln, Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin, Schauspielhaus Wien, Schauspiel Stuttgart, Berliner Ensemble, and Vienna's Burgtheater. His productions of Chekhov's Onkel Wanja (2014, Schauspiel Stuttgart) and Ewald Palmetshofer's die unverheiratete (premiere 2014, Burgtheater Vienna) were awarded invitations to the Berlin Theatertreffen. In 2019 he staged Samuel Beckett's Warten auf Godot at Schauspiel Frankfurt and Medea by Hans Henny Jahnn at Schauspiel Köln. In 2020 he premiered Elfriede Jelinek's Schwarzwasser at the Akademietheater Wien. In Munich, his adaptation of Heinrich von Kleist's novella Die Verlobung in St. Domingo was seen at the Cuvilliéstheater in 2018.

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