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Martin KUŠEJ Artistic Director, Residence Theatre, Munich


 Martin Kušej, born in Carinthia, Austria, in 1961, studied German Literature and Sports Science before going on to study Directing in Graz. From 1993 onwards, he worked as Director of Schauspiel Stuttgart and worked at Burgtheater in Vienna and at Thalia Theater in Hamburg as well as at Zurich Opera House, at Salzburg and at Bavarian State Opera. In 2005/06, Kušej was appointed Director of Acting at the Salzburg Festival. In 2011 Martin Kušej was appointed director of Residenztheater Munich. He also continued to work internationally, at Royal Opera House in London and at Festival d’Aix en Provence. He will be Artistic Director at the Burgtheater in Vienna starting in the season of 2019/20.