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August 22, 2017

"Mauerschau" at LvivMozArt (Tram Depot), Lviv Ukraine

Conductor Oksana Lyniv

LvivMozArt Orchestra, LvivMozArt choir





AUGUST - Commission for "Einar hat 'nen Vogel": a scenic concert for children

Music: Hauke Berheide; Libretto/Stage Direction: Amy Stebbins

Commissioned by the Augsburg Philharmonic

Theater Augsburg (Augsburg Germany)


FEBRUARY - "Voices from Germany"

A conversation on contemporary theater in Germany and the US with director Robert Falls (The Goodman Theater) and Sebastian Huber (Chief Dramaturg, Bavarian State Theater).

Featuring readings from "Wut" (Elfriede Jelinek, 2016) and "The Civil Wars" (Milo Rau, 2014).

Moderated and curated by Amy Stebbins

Goethe-Institut (Chicago, IL)


FEBRUARY - Opera Box Score Radio

Conversation about "Mauerschau", the Lyric Opera's 2017-2018 season, and differences between making opera in Germany and the US

Radio interview with Hauke Berheide, George Cederquist, and Oliver Camacho

89.3 WNUR (Chicago, IL)



DECEMBER - "Reentry as Performance: Reflections from Institution X"

Critical Social Policy, (co-author: Dr. Adi Barak)


NOVEMBER - Directing Workshop for MA scenography students

"Dramaturgie: East German methods toward theater as critique" lecture and artist's talk for MA and BA students

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (London, UK)


OCTOBER - "From Green Glasses to Night Vision: Kleist's Penthesilea at the Bavarian State Opera (2016)

Panel: "Communicating War and Violence since 1914"

A lecture with Hauke Berheide

German Studies Association (San Diego, CA)


SEPTEMBER - Performance of selections from "Mauerschau"

Artists' Talk "Acts of Heroism: Identification and Alienation in the Penthesilea-opera Mauerschau"

featuring: Ryan King (baritone) and Amber Alarcon (mezzo-soprano)

with Hauke Berheide

California State University, Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)


JULY - Presentation of academic work at "Performativity: Life, Stage, Screen?"

Dahlem Humanities Center of the Freie Universität, (Berlin, Germany)


JUNE - "MAUERSCHAU: an opera in twelve pictures"

Music: Hauke Berheide; Libretto/Stage Direction: Amy Stebbins

Commissioned by the Bavarian State Opera

Die Reithalle (Munich, Germany)


MAY - Workshop on "American Directing Practice"

Thomas Bernhard Institute, Mozarteum (Salzburg Austria)




with co-director Adi Barak at "Experiencing Prison"

(Budapest, Hungary)


DECEMBER - "Mobile Immobile", Residenztheater Blog

Residenztheater (Munich, German)y


German Chancellor Fellowship, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation,

Residenztheater (Munich, Germany)


SEPTEMBER - "Eine Aufgekratztheit im Theater: Acting the Agon at the Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz" Seminar a Journal of Germanic Studies


MARCH - Finalist of the Chamber Opera Competition of the Baden-Baden Easter Festival

With stage and costume designer Belèn Montoliù.

Voluntarily withdrew from competition. No prize awarded.

Berlin Philharmonic, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Deutsche Bank Foundation (Baden-Baden, Germany)