Born in Baden/Vienna, Austria

degree in electrical engineering  
from 1983

New York, dance studies with Merce Cunningham and acting at HB-Studios. 

Dance debut at the Metropolitan Opera NY in Wagner’s Tannhäuser (Venusbergballett)
since 1992
Return to Europe, Assistant Stage director in Zürich, Klagenfurt, Ulm,
Bregenzer Festival, Dublin

Stage Director; First production: "The Barterd Bride" at the Theatre in Ulm, Germany.
since 1998

Freelance Stage Director/Producer with a wide range of reportoire: Gluck, Humperdinck,
Offenbach, Verdi, Donizetti, Bellini, Rhim, Trojahn, Lortzing, Kalman, Rossini, Flotow,
Smetana, Lehár, with productions in Germany, Poland, Austria and Sweden.

since 2003

Teaching in Summer Academy for ongoing opera singers in Urbania/Italy, as well as
guest professor at the University for Performing Arts and Music Vienna.