Bavarian Theater Academy August Everding

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Students in the theater academy's canteen, 1998. The words on the wall have no meaning

The Bavarian Theater Academy August Everding in the Prinzregententheater in Munich was founded in 1993 by August Everding and has been headed by Hans-Jürgen Drescher since September 2014 . With eight courses and four professionally equipped venues (Prinzregententheater, Akademietheater , Akademiestudio, opera studio), it is the largest training facility for stage professions in German-speaking countries.


Academy Theater
Students of the theater academy doing exercises to gain a sense of body and space in 1998

In this teaching and learning theater, theory and practice interpenetrate in the courses of drama, musical theater / opera singing, musical, directing, dramaturgy, stage design and costume, make-up - theater and film as well as theater, film and television criticism. Depending on the course, the students complete their studies with a Bachelor, Master or Diploma.

Cooperation partners are the Munich University of Music and Theater , the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich , the Munich Academy of Fine Arts and the Munich University of Television and Film , at which the students are enrolled depending on the course.

In addition, there are production partnerships with the three Munich state theaters, the Bavarian Radio , the Munich Radio Orchestra , the Munich Chamber Orchestra , the New Court Orchestra Munich as well as Bavarian, national and international theaters and festivals.

On average, over 50 productions are worked on with the students per academic year. Tickets for the performances are available from the central ticket office of the Bavarian State Theaters.

The Theater Academy is a member of the Standing Conference on Acting Education (SKS) with its acting course .

Support and funding


If the Prinzregententheater is not used for its own productions, the Theater Academy rents the house to cooperation partners and Munich concert organizers. About 12 percent of the Academy's total budget is financed from the revenue from the rental business. The Bavarian Theater Academy is sponsored by the Free State of Bavaria, represented by the Bavarian State Ministry for Science and Art .



Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Acting. Retrieved January 23, 2017 .
  2. Music theater / opera singing. Retrieved January 23, 2017 .
  3. musical. Retrieved January 23, 2017 .
  4. Director. Retrieved January 23, 2017 .
  5. dramaturgy. Retrieved January 23, 2017 .
  6. Set design and costume. Retrieved January 23, 2017 .
  7. ^ Make-up images - theater and film. Retrieved January 23, 2017 .
  8. cultural criticism. Retrieved January 23, 2017 .
  9. [1] , SKS, Member Institutes, (accessed on July 16, 2012)
  10. ^ Bavarian Theater Academy August Everding: People: Prof. Hans-Jürgen Drescher. Sedcard. 2019, accessed December 13, 2019 .