Maria Wolgast

Stage and Costume Designer

Maria Wolgast, studied cultural studies (diploma University of Hildesheim) and stage/costume design (bachelor akademi for scenekunst Fredrikstad/Norway and master of arts TU Berlin).

She has worked as an assistant/artistic collaborator at the Oslo Opera, National Theatre Oslo, Frankfurt Opera, Stuttgart Opera, Stockholm Opera, Theater an der Wien, among others.

Since 2009 stage/costume design and theater sculpture among others Black Box Teater Oslo, Theater an der Parkaue Berlin, Tischlerei/Deutsche Oper Berlin, Junges DT/Deutsches Theater Berlin, Junges Theater Heidelberg, Theater Hildesheim, Theater Baden-Baden, Theater Potsdam, Festspiele Bad Hersfeld, Neue Bühne Senftenberg, echtzeit-theater Münster. Co-stage design with Patrick Bannwart at the operas Antwerp/Ghent, Essen, Basel and at the Burgtheater Vienna.

From 2011-2014 she was a research assistant for the jury of the German Theater Award “Der Faust” in the category stage/costume.

As a lecturer, Maria Wolgast has been regularly active at the TU Berlin, Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences and the Theaterpädagogische Akademie Heidelberg since 2011. Other teaching workshops include Theaterakademie Mannheim, Akademie angewandtes Theater Wien, Folkwang Universität der Künste Essen, Universität Hildesheim, Museumsdienst Hamburg, Kulturforum/Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, art:berlin, Staatsphilharmonie Ludwigshafen.