•  Conferences and Seminars 2015
 Germany - Romania
Renate Klett and Ulrich Beck in dialogue with Octavian Saiu
Renate Knlett, born in Oberstdorf, grew up in Berlin, studied Theatre, Literature and Sociology in Munich, worked as asistant director, later as dramaturg at Schauspiel Frankfurt, LTT Tübingen, Schauspiel Köln, Staatstheater Stuttgart, Thalia Theater Hamburg. She was Programme Director of Theateer der Welt, Festival in Cologne, Stuttgart, Hamburg and Munich. Also worked as cultural correspondent for German newspapers in London, Paris, Rome and New York. Now she lives and works in Berlin as freelance writer, specialized in international theatre and dance. Author of two books, published by Alexander Verlag Berlin: Nahaufnahme Alain Platel. Gespräche mit Renate Klett, Nahaufnahme Robert Lepage. Gespräche mit Renate Klett - translated into Chinese.
Ulrich Beck was born in 1981 in Stuttgart. After gaining practical experience at the Stuttgart State Theatre, Beck studied dramaturgy at the “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy” University of Music and Theatre in Leipzig. During his studies, Beck worked as an assistant dramaturg at Berlin’s Maxim Gorky Theatre, at the Deutsches Theater Berlin and at Vienna’s Burgtheater. He also served as a dramaturg on Alexander Riemenschneider's production of Kafka's story In the Penal Colony at the Thalia Theater in Gaußstrasse, Hamburg. Together with Petra Stuber, Beck edited the second volume of Theatre and the Nineteenth Century, published by Leipzig's "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy” University of Music and Theatre. Ulrich Beck was an assistant dramaturg at the Deutsches Theater, and has worked as a dramaturg here since the beginning of the 2011/12 season.