Gerhild Steinbuch

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City, Country:

Vienna, Austria


2007, 2008, 2009


Oct 2007 - May 2008

Born 1983 in Mödling/Austria.

She studied play writing at the University of Graz and currently lives in Vienna as a writer. Her works are all published with the Rowohlt Theater Verlag.

Selected theater plays: »Kopftot« (Dead in the head), Staatstheater Mainz (world premiere 2006) and translation into Danish; »Schlafengehn« (Going to sleep), Schauspiel Essen (world premiere 2006) and reprint in the magazine Theater der Zeit (9/2006); »Nach dem glücklichen Tag« (After a happy day), Theater Graz (world premiere 2004), performance at the Steirischen Herbst (2004) and translation into French.

In 2005 Steinbuch participated in the Bachmann Prize, in 2004 at the Werkstattage (Workshop days) of the Viennese Burgtheater and in 2004 in the International Residency for emerging playwrights at the Royal Court Theatre, London.

Steinbuch was awarded the Emerging Writers Prize (Förderpreis) of the literary magazine Manuskripte (2006) and the Reinhard-Priessnitz Prize of the Austrian Federal Chancellery (2005).

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