Christopher-Fares Köhler

Christopher-Fares Köhler, born 1987 in Wiesbaden, Germany. Raised in Germany and Jordan. He studied Theater Studies at Leipzig University and at the Free University of Berlin. From 2013 to 2015 he was Assistant Dramaturg to Falk Richter - projects include „Small Town Boy“ at the Gorki Theater. From 2015 to 2017 he was Assistant Director at Theater Oberhausen and worked  with Peter Carp, Rimini Protokoll, Juliane Kann, Johan Simons and Thomas Fiedler. In the season 2017/18 he was Assistant Dramaturg at the Münchner Kammerspiele, for Benjamin von Blomberg. As Dramaturg he worked on the Ensemble -Format „Katastrophe“, „Lange Nacht der neuen Dramatik 2018“, and 1968 (Leonie Böhm). Since 2012 he works as Director in Berlin, Leipzig and at Theater Oberhausen. Since 2014 he works as a Translator, mainly translating plays and texts from Arabic to German - translations for Theater of the World Festival 2017, Zürcher Theaterspektakel, the Theater an der Ruhr, the Münchner Kammerspiele and the Volksbühne Berlin.