Christoph Schlingensief

Theatre Director, Film director

1960 – 2010

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Who was Christoph Schlingensief?

Christoph Maria Schlingensief was a German film and theatre director, actor, artist, and author. Starting as an independent underground filmmaker, Schlingensief later began staging productions for theatres and festivals, which often were accompanied by public controversies. In the final years before his death, he also worked for the Bayreuth Festival and several opera houses, establishing himself as a Regietheater artist.

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Born
Oct 24, 1960
Oberhausen
Also known as
  • Christopher Krieg
  • Christoph Schlinkensief
  • Thekla von Mülheim
  • Christoph Maria Schlingensief
Spouses
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Died
Aug 21, 2010
Berlin

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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