The set designer Katja Haß and Anselm Weber staged wonderful productions of Die tote Stadt/The Dead City and Die Passagierin/The (female) Passenger at Oper Frankfurt and she returned last season for the new production of Eugene Onegin. Future operatic projects include her return to the Staatsoper in Stuttgart, Theater Basel and Theater Bremen (world premiere of Wahlverwandtschaften). She led the staging department at the Thalia Theater in Hamburg from 2000-2002 before taking up the same position at the Deutsche Theater in Berlin from 2009 - 2011. She designed the sets for almost all Stephan Kimmig's productions, including Don Giovanni at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich and Maria Stuart at the Thalia Theater, which was awarded the »3sat Innovation Prize«. Katja Haß works regularly at the Deutsche Theater Berlin, where she returned last season for Die Glasmenagerie / The Glass Menagerie, the Burgtheater in Vienna, the Kammerspiele in Munich and the playhouses in Hamburg, Frankfurt and Stuttgart. After studying with Erich Wonder in Vienna she worked as an assistant to Anna Viebrock at the Schauspielhaus in Hamburg. Katja Haß won the Karl Schneider Prize and productions she has worked on have often been invited to the Theatertreffen in Berlin.