Stage and Costume Designer
Maria Wolgast studied cultural sience/university Hildesheim (Diplom), BA scenography/Norwegian state theatre academy Fredrikstad and MA stage design/technical university Berlin.
She was a assistent for Calixto Bieito at National Theatre Oslo, Norwegian National Opera Oslo and also assisting at Opera Stuttgart, Opera Frankfurt, Opera Stockholm.
Since 2009 she realized stage/costume design at Black Box Theater Oslo, Theater Hildesheim, Theater an der Parkaue Berlin, Agder Theater Kristiansand, Meteor-Festival Bergen, Tischlerei/Deutsche Oper Berlin, Junges DT/Deutsches Theater Berlin, Junges Theater Heidelberg, Theater Baden-Baden.
Co-working stage design with Patrick Bannwart at Opera Antwerpen/Gent, Aalto-Theater Essen (“Elektra” 2014/16) and at Burgtheater Vienna (“Käthchen von Heilbronn” 2015), directed by David Bösch.
Maria Wolgast created stage/costume design for „Operasjon Almenrausch“ at Agder Theatre Kristiansand, winner of the National Norwegian Theatre Award 2009 („theatre event of the year“).
She teaches regularly at university of applied arts and sience Osnabrück and academy of theatre pedagogics Heidelberg.
Workshops/lectures also at theatre academy Mannheim, University Hildesheim, TU Berlin, Institut of applied theatre Vienna, educational service of the Hamburg Museums, Art Berlin.