Background

since 2006 Professor for Event design, Technische Fachhochschule Berlin, institute of Theatre Technology, Entertainment Technology and Management.

Further Training

2000 Forum of young theatre relatives,
Berliner Festspiele GmbH
1999-2000 Competence development for theatre professionals in culture and media-technology,
Gesellschaft für Medienberufe München
1998-2000 Start-up academy
berufliches Fortbildungszentrum Augsburg
1994 Assistant light-designer for different theatre-productions, Hebbel-Theater Berlin, Akademie der Künste Berlin
1990-1997 Internship in different production departments, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Staatstheater Stuttgart, National Theatre London, English National Opera London, Burgtheater Wien, Friedrichstadtpalast Berlin

Education

1994-1996 Wimbledon College of Art, London
Course: Theatre-Design / Scenography (Bühnen- und Kostümbild), Degree: Master of Art
Theme of thesis: The human being is the measure of all things. (Jacky Lansley, Malcom Pride)
1989-1993 Technische Fachhochschule Berlin
Course: Theatre Technology, Degree: Dipl. Ing. (equivalent to M.S.)
Theme of thesis: A space-play - the effect of human and geometrical forms in a moving space. (Peter Sykora, Bettina Munzer)
currently part time student at the Hochschule der Künste, Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee and Technische Universität for art courses in theatre-design and interior-design
1991 practical semester in the technical and design department, Royal Opera House, London
1974-1988 general education in Germany, Baden-Württemberg Degree: allgemeine Hochschulreife, Technical high school