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Katharina Kastening

Katharina Kastening

Katharina Kastening is a freelance stage director and works as a staff director at Oper Frankfurt. She staged, among others, Offenbach's Daphnis et Chloë at the Opera Northern Ireland and Rodrigo for children at the Göttingen International Händel Festival. Further engagements led her to the Grange Festival in Hampshire and the Abu Dhabi Festival in the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. As a staff director, she was involved in the new productions of Menotti's The Medium (director: Hans Walter Richter), Faurés Pénélope and Rossini's Otello (director: Damiano Michieletto) in Frankfurt. She has assisted Keith Warner several times, including at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London (The Ring of the Nibelung), at the Semperoper Dresden (La Forza del Destino), at the Theater an der Wien (Egmont, Der Besuch der alten Dame, Elegie für junge Liebende) and at the Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte Montepulciano (Passion). Born in London, she completed a Bachelor's degree in theatre studies at Royal Holloway University of London, followed by a Master's degree in Text and Performance (specializing in directing) at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Connect with Katharina on Instagram: @katharinaek Website: katharinakastening.com  

Duration: 47 min

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