Anja Dirks

Anja Dirks
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Anja Dirks

Former member of the Jury (2014-2017)

(b. 1970) has taken over as director of the Belluard Festival in Fribourg in September 2014. From 2009 to 2014, she was artistic director of Theaterformen in Braunschweig and Hanover. She curated the festwochen forum at the Wiener Festwochen culture festival in Vienna in 2008. She was assistant to Matthias Lilienthal for the Theater der Welt festival in 2002 and has since worked as a programme dramaturge, initially at the FFT Düsseldorf and, from 2004 to 2007, as a member of the directorial team at the Theaterhaus Gessnerallee. From 1989 to 1995, she was an assistant in Berlin, notably at the Schiller-Theater, the Volksbühne and in the independent scene, and studied theatre directing at the Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Art.