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Susanne Uhl

Costume Designer

Susanne Uhl
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Susanne Uhl is back at Oper Frankfurt, where she designed costumes for Handel's Teseo (2013), Radamisto (2016), Xerxes (2017), Rossini's Bianca et Falliero (which went to the 2022 Winter Festival in Erl) and, last season, Frank Martin's Le vin Herbé, to stage new productions of Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro and Zemlinsky's Traumgörge / George the Dreamer in 2023/24 She has worked with Tilmann Köhler on many other productions, including Der Kaufmann von Venedig / The Merchant of Venice and Odyssee (Staats Schauspiel Dresden), King Arthur (Semperoper Dresden), Mario und der Zauberer / Mario and the Magician (Staatsschauspiel Stuttgart), Macbeth (Deutsche Theater Berlin), Die Jungfrau von Orléans / The Maid of Orleans (Deutsche Schauspielhaus Hamburg) and Die schwarze Spinne / The Black Spider (Theater Basel). She has worked with the directors Christina Friedrich on many plays in places including Göttingen, Lucerne and Zürich, and Peter Kleinert on works including Die Mutter / Mother, Dantons Tod / Danton's Death and Der gute Mensch von Sezuan / The Good Man from Sezuan at the Schaubühne in Berlin. She studied set and costume design at the University of Fine Arts in Dresden and taught at the »Ernst Busch« University for Drama in  Berlin from 2003 - 2006. She recently designed costumes of Kleiner Mann – was nun? / What now - Little man?  at the Schauspielhaus in Düsseldorf, the world premiere of Von schlechten Eltern / From bad parents, based on Tom Kummer's novel, for Bern Bühnen and Das Leben ist Traum / Life's a Dream at the Staatsschauspiel in Dresden.