Katie Mitchell

Born in 1964 in Reading, United Kingdom. She studied at Magdalen College, Oxford. She worked as an assistant from 1988 and then became the director in residence of the Royal Shakespeare Company, where she received the Evening Standard Award for Best Director in 1996 for her production of »The Phoenician Women«.

From 2000-2005 she was director in residence at the Royal Court Theatre, London. She has worked at the Royal National Theatre since 1994 and has been an associate director since 2003. Her productions for The National include »Waves«, based on Virginia Woolf’s »The Waves«, »Attempts on Her Life« by Martin Crimp and »…some trace of her« after Dostoevsky’s »The Idiot«. Further 8 opera and theatre productions have been seen in Dublin, Copenhagen, Milan, New York,?Stockholm, Cologne and at the Salzburg Festival. »Miss Julie« is Katie Mitchell’s first?production at the Schaub?hne Berlin.