Barbara Ellenberger

Artistic Direction of Miller's, Zürich

Barbara Ellenberger, born 1964, studied theater at the Schauspielakademie Zürich and worked as a director for several independent productions. She held teaching engagements at the Zürich University of the Arts and the former Zürich University for Music and Theater. Between 1996 and 2000 she was dramatic advisor at the Schauspielhaus Zürich and responsible for developing their theatrical-pedagogical concept. From 2001 until 2006 she was the chief dramatic advisor at Stadttheater Hildesheim, where she founded a section for „young theater“ and promoted the „Hildesheim model“ of cooperations between the theater, the university and other cultural institutions of the city. From 2006 to 2015 she directed the TAK Theater Lichtenstein in Schaan/FL. Since July 2015 she is artistic director of Miller's in Zürich.