Marius von Mayenburg [ Germany ]
Marius von Mayenburg, born in Munich in 1972, studied Medieval Literature and then Scenic Writing at the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK). His plays have been translated into over 30 languages and performed at home and abroad. In 1998 he began working with Thomas Ostermeier at the Deutsches Theater Berlin, and from 1999 at the Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz, where he has also directed since 2009. His awards include the Kleist Prize for Young Playwrights and the Prize of the Frankfurt Authors’ Foundation.