Jessica Steinke

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Jessica Steinke (* 1968 in Berlin ) is a German theater director .


In addition to studying American studies , Spanish and journalism , she gained her first theater experience in 1987 as an intern at the Schillertheater Berlin. From 1989 to 1993 she worked at the Burgtheater in Vienna , the Theater Der Kreis Wien, the Deutsches Theater Berlin and Schauspiel Frankfurt as an assistant director for George Tabori , Andrea Breth , Jürgen Gosch , Hans Hollmann , Nils-Peter Rudolph and Cesare Lievi, among others .

Since 1993 the Schauspiel Frankfurt has produced his first own productions a. a. Ella by Herbert Achternbusch , The Disney Killer by Philipp Ridley and Weisman and Red Face by George Tabori . After spending several months in New York with guest audiences at the Actors Studio , Jessica Steinke began working as a freelance director on 15 city, state and state theaters across Germany and has since worked on more than 35 productions a. a .: at the Stadttheater Würzburg Freitag by Hugo Claus , for which she received the Bavarian Director's Prize 1999; at the Theater der Landeshauptstadt Magdeburg UA Die Unbekannte mit dem Föhn by John von Düffel , at the Landestheater Tübingen Hautnah by Patrick Marber , Jungfrau von Orleans by Friedrich Schiller and DEA "2" by Romulus Linney ; at the Hans Otto Theater Potsdam DEA Vogelzunge by Ellen Mclaughlin ; at the Schauspiel Bonn WP Push up by Roland Schimmelpfennig and WP Typhusmond by Katharina Gericke and Push up 1-3 by Roland Schimmelpfennig (invited to the Bonn Biennale 2002); at the Wuppertal Kalldewey farce by Botho Strauss ; at the Staatstheater Wiesbaden Der Snob by Carl Sternheim , Kasimir and Karoline von Ödön von Horváth , Die Ratten by Gerhart Hauptmann and Liliom by Ferenc Molnár .

In addition to working at the theater, Jessica Steinke has been teaching as a lecturer a. a. at the Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, the Universität der Künste Berlin and the Mozarteum Salzburg. Furthermore, she works as a certified systemic consultant and coach with a focus on leadership and communication culture.