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Klaus Bertisch studied English and German linguistics and literature, pedagogy and art education in Frankfurt. From 1979 to 1987 he worked as a dramaturg for Oper Frankfurt. Afterwards, he worked for the Siemens Kultur Programm in Munich. From 1990 to 2018 he held the position of dramaturg with Dutch National Opera, combining his work in Amsterdam with guest dramaturgies for opera houses and festivals throughout Europe. He maintains long-term collaborations with directors such as Pierre Audi, Christof Loy, Floris Visser and Andrea Breth. Furthermore, he is active as a stage director and writer. He also teaches at Dutch National Opera Academy.
Last update: 21-03-2023