Susanne Koschig

dramaturge / press dramaturge

Susanne Koschig was born in Suhl/Thuringia. She studied German Literature, Drama and History of Arts at Humboldt University in Berlin. After university she had a 2-year engagement at Theater Waidspeicher Erfurt as a dramaturge and theatre educator.

From 2004 to 2014 she worked as a lecturer at the University of Erfurt/the faculty of education. The contents of her courses were children’s literature and their didactics as well as children’s theatre and children’s films. She has published numerous academic articles on these subjects.

In addition to her job at university she worked as a theatre educator with children and young people at schools. Besides that, she worked as a director and playwright for the youth theatre "Die Schotte" in Erfurt as well as for other theatres.

Since the season 2014/2015 Susanne Koschig has been the dramaturge and press dramaturge for Theater Waidspeicher.

She directed the stage adaptation of the children's book "The Day my Father became a Bush", which was elected for the 14th edition of Augenblick mal! - The German Festival of Theatre for Young Audiences 2017. In the season 2017/18 she puts on stage the Grimm fairy tale "Rumpelstiltskin".

Photo by: Lutz Edelhoff