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Stefan JOHANSSON Head of dramaturgy, Royal Swedish Opera Stockholm


Study of literature, theatre history, music history and film, Stockholm University; theatre & music studies in Sweden and abroad (Darmstadt, Venice, etc) 1969-1991 Director, actor, dramatist, Teater 9 Stockholm; directing texts by e.g. Aischylos, Euripides, Strindberg, Heiner Müller, Bernhard & new Swedish drama, around 50 productions, also tours to Poland, Germany, Italy, Venezuela, etc and several collaborative works with Comuna Baires, Living Theatre, Teatr 77. Co-founder of first Swedish theatre festival "Scensommar". 1969-1997 producer, critic, etc; Swedish Radio Culture Dept 1988-1995 Head of drama & documentary, Swedish Radio; directed a vast number of radio dramas 1996-1999 directed compact version of Wagner's Ring at Dalhalla Open Air Festival since 1997 Head of dramaturgy, Royal Swedish Opera Stockholm