René Pollesch

René Pollesch (born 29 October 1962 in Friedberg, Hesse) is a German author and dramatist. From 1983 to 89, he studied Applied Theatre Studies at the University of Giessen.[1] He won the Mülheimer Dramatikerpreis in 2001 for world wide web-slums[2] and again in 2006 for Cappuccetto Rosso.[3] He has been named as the new director of Berlin's Volksbühne Theatre in 2019 and take up the role in 2021


  1. ^ New German dramatic art
  2. ^ "Mülheimer Dramatikerpreis für René Pollesch". Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. 11 June 2001.
  3. ^ J. S. Marcus (17 August 2007). "Theater With a Biting View of Society". Wall Street Journal.

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