Regina Genée

Department Musicology and Dance Studies
PhD Supervisor N.N.
PhD Co-Supervisor N.N.
Start Summer semester 2021
Topic/Title Stagings of Evil in Music Theatre and Dance Works (research area)


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Having graduated from a grammar school with music as a key subject, Regina Genée successfully completed a vocational training as State-Examined Foreign Language Correspondent (subject area: business). She gained first practical theatre experience at Landestheater Coburg and Sommer Oper Bamberg, Germany. In 2015, she completed her B.A. in Music Theatre Studies at the University of Bayreuth (Research Institute for Music Theatre in Thurnau, FIMT). She passed several production-related traineeships in the field of opera, collaborating with stage directors such as Anthony Pilavachi, Christian Schuller, Axel Köhler and Robert Carsen.

From 2014/15 to 2016/17, Ms Genée was employed with Theater Augsburg, Germany, as assistant and evening director for the music theatre division and assistant dramaturge for the Augsburg ballet. She assisted stage directors such as Peter Konwitschny, Ludger Engels, Søren Schuhmacher, John Dew, Nigel Lowery, Michaela Dicu and Christian Brey among others, and participated in more than 20 productions. In the field of dramaturgy, she also collaborated with internationally renowned choreographers such as Edward Clug (worls premiere: Shades of Us), Lode Devos, Mario Schröder, Dominique Dumais (world premiere: My Desert, My Rose), Krzysztof Pastor and Valentina Turcu. In 2019, Regina Genée completed her MA in Performative and Intermedial Music and Dance Studies with distinction as a scholarship holder at Paris Lodron University Salzburg, Austria.

Since the 2019/20 season, she has been employed as manager and dramaturge of Thuringian National Ballet at Theater Altenburg Gera under the artistic direction of Silvana Schröder. Ms Genée organised, for example, the guest performance Piaf – La vie en rose at Opéra-Théâtre Metz (France) and the festival Ballettfestwochen-Intermezzo, including (inter)national guests such as the ballet company of the Croatian National Theatre “Ivan Zajc” in Rijeka. She also co-created the theatre ball programme Kriminaltango – Ein mörderischer Spaß and triple-bill ballet Impulse – with choreographies by Nanine Linnig, Ihsan Rustem and Nils Christe. In addition to this, she was involved in the conception of ballet galas. At the end of the 2020/21 season, she completed the extra-professional university programme Kulturmanagement Kompakt as well as some additional seminars in Cultural Leadership at the Institute for Cultural Management at the PH Ludwigsburg with a university certificate. Her foreign language skills include Latin, English Spanish, modern as well as operatic Italian (C1) and French (A2).