list of past projects
Performance Making: 

Kafka [incarcerated]

[an interdisciplinary  durational performance installation ]

Created and performed by Agnes Oberauer 

in collaboration with Julia B.Nowikowa, Oliver Kulpsoo, Onnam, Mikk-Mait Kivi


Patarei Fortress

I am Frankenstein 

[solo performance created and performed by Agnes Oberauer) 

Premiere: 24.05.2021

Kanuti Gildi Saal, Tallinn, Estonia

Hubris 12:4 [a hero's journey]

[solo performance created and performed by Agnes Oberauer] 

Premiere: 15.10.2020

Von Kraal / EMTA, Tallinn, Estonia

Directing : 

Der Samsa in mir 

(The Samsa in me) 

[performance based on Franz Kafka's 'Metamorphosis']

By: Agnes Oberauer / Franz Kafka

Director: Agnes Oberauer

Premiere: 20.11.2019

Thalia Theater, Hamburg


In diesem Körper war eine Seele von millionen Wesen 

(In this body was a soul of a million beings)

[a devised theatre piece​, world premiere]

By: Agnes Oberauer / Sophie Delest 

Director: Agnes Oberauer

Premiere: 11.11.2018

Haus der Kulturen, Braunschweig (in cooperation with Poldeh) 

Nimmerwiedermehr: Das Kinderkrankenhaus von Rothenburgsort

(Nevermore: The children's hospital of Rothenburgsort)

[a musical, book adaptation]

By. Dirk Schattner / Mario Storck 

Director: Agnes Oberauer

Premiere: 30.06.2018

Skycradle Productions, St.Thomas Church, Hamburg

Die Welt von Gestern 

(The world of yesterday)

[a performance loosely based on the text by Stefan Zweig]

By: Stefan Zweig / Agnes Oberauer / Tilo Werner

Director: Agnes Oberauer

Premiere: 7.12.2017

Nachtasyl, Thalia Theater Hamburg

2084: Noras Welt

(2084: Noras world)

[a book adaptation, world premiere]

By: Jostein Gaarder / Ralf Blase

Director: Agnes Oberauer

Premiere: 1.12.2016

Halle 19, Schlosstheater Celle

Über die Grenze ist es nur ein Schritt

(It only Takes One Step to Cross the Border)

[a play]

By: Michael Müller 

Director: Agnes Oberauer

Premiere: 05.04.2016

Theater im Bus, Schlosstheater Celle

Eine Sommernacht


[a play with songs]

By: D.Greig / G.McIntyre

Director: Agnes Oberauer

Premiere: 21.01.2016

Malersaal, Schlosstheater Celle

Synchronstudio: Romeo und Julia

(Synchronstudio: Romeo and Juliet)

[a multilingual performance project based on William Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet]

By: William Shakespeare/ Agnes Oberauer

Director: Agnes Oberauer

Premiere: 29.11.2015

Halle 19, Schlosstheater Celle

Supergute Tage oder die wunderbare Welt des Christopher Boone

(The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time)

[a book adaptation]

By: Mark Haddon / Simon Stephens

Director:Agnes Oberauer

Premiere: 12.09.2015

Halle 19, Schlosstheater Celle

Die Agonie und Ekstase des Steve Jobs

(The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs)

[a play]

By: Mike Daisey

Director: Agnes Oberauer

Premiere: 07.03.2015

Malersaal, Schlosstheater Celle



The lost supper

a video piece created by: Camille Mona

Seychelles Biennale 2021

OTHER ARTISTIC PROJECTS:                             



[a happening]

conception and performance: Agnes Oberauer 
Kesturg market, Tallinn

Airport Monologues [in acht drinks um die Welt]

(Airport Monologues [around the world in eight drinks])

[public reading]

conception, selection of texts and realisation: Agnes Oberauer


Theaternacht Hamburg, Thalia Theater 


[interactive art event]

conception and realisation: Agnes Oberauer,Mohammed (Ziko) Ghunaim,Wiebke Strombeck


Embassy of Hope, Thalia Theater


Wenn Grenzen fallen

(When Borders fall) 

[interactive performance event to commemorate the reunification of Germany]

conception and realisation:Agnes Oberauer, Andreas Döring, Ralf Blase, Petra Schiller, Ralf Blase et al.


Schlosstheater Celle


Wir sind mehr als Wir

(We are more than We)

[a piece devised over the course of a year with children of the Schlosstheater Celle theatre youth club]

conception, teaching and directing: Agnes Oberauer, Josephine Raschke

Premiere: 24.05.2016

Halle 19, Schlosstheater Celle


[a play created over the course of a year with teenagers of the Schlosstheater Celle youth club]

By: Simon Stephens

conception, teaching and directing: Agnes Oberauer, Kiara Klein Lenderink

Premiere: 19.06.2015

Halle 19, Schlosstheater Celle



Pour Toi 

Floks Theatre Company, Director: Paolo Panizza, 2021

ASSISTANT DIRECTING:                                                  


Besiegt am Feld des Lebens 

(a psychedelic revue after D.Charms), Director: Jörg Pohl, 2019,Thalia Theater


(By:F.Molnár) Director: Kornél Mundruczó, 2019, Thalia Theater

Vor dem Fest 

(By: S.Stanišić ) Director: Charlotte Sprenger, 2019, Thalia Theater


Medea und Jason

(By: F.Grillparzer), Director: Jette Steckel, 2018, Thalia Theater

Hänsel und Gretel: hungry hardcorde

(By: E.Semper, T.Ojaaso); Directors: Ene-Liis Semper, Tiit Ojaaso),2018, Thalia Theater

Performing Embassy of Hope

(By:G.Grünewald), Director: Gernot Grünewald, 2018 Thalia Theater

In der Einsamkeit der Baumwollfelder

(By: B.M. Koltès),Director: Christiane Jatahy, 2017 ThaliaTheater

Moving People

(By: C.Jatahy), Director: Christiane Jatahy, 2017, Thalia Theater 


Die Weber

(By: G.Hauptmann), Director:  Kornél Mundruczó, 2017, Thalia Theater


(By: G.Veronesi), Director: Giacomo Veronesi, 2017, Thalia Theater


Iphigenie auf Tauris 

(By: J.W.Goethe) Director: Dieter Nelle, 2016, Forum Theater Stuttgart


Was ihr wollt

(BY: W.Shakespeare),Director: Markus Kopf, 2016, Schlosstheater Celle


(By: F.v.Schirach), Director: E.Köhler, 2015, Schlosstheater Celle

Der Boxer(By:F.Mitterer),

Director: Charlotte Koppenhöfer, 2015, Schlosstheater Celle

Das Evangelium nach Jimmy

 (By: D.Vauwelaert), Director: Andreas Döring, 2015, Schlosstheater Celle

Im Westen nichts Neues

(By: E.M.Remarque), Director: Michael Klammer, 2015, Schlosstheater Celle

Der Boss vom Ganzen 

(By: L.v.Trier), Director: Thomas Ladwig, 2014, Schlosstheater Celle



(By:W.Mouawad), Director:Kai Ohrem, 2014, Schlosstheater Celle​ 

Der letzte Herzog

(By: T.Feichtinger),Director: Tom Feichtinger, 2014, Schlosstheater Celle

Nellie Goodbye

(By:L.Hübner),Director: Julia Penner, 2014, Schlosstheater Celle


Between 2011 and 2014 Agnes Oberauer completed a number of directing internships, observing directors such as Alvis Hermanis and Willy Decker at Operhaus Zürich, Salzburger Festspiele, Royal Opera House London, Sommerspiele Perchtoldsdorf and Oper Klosterneuburg.