Brigitte Dethier

Brigitte Dethier was and artistic director and director at the Junges Ensemble Stuttgart from 2002 to 2022 as well as artistic director of the festival “Bright view”. She has also been active in international associations and organizations for the promotion of professional children’s and youth theater for years, for example as the first chairwoman of the German ASSITEJ. In 2014, she was awarded the Order of Merit of the State of Baden-Württemberg for the foundation and successful work at JES.

In 2009, together with the Belgian choreographer Ives Thuwis-De Leeuw, she received the German Theatre Prize DER FAUST for her production “Noch 5 Minuten”. As a lecturer for acting, directing and theatre management she works at universities in Stuttgart, Hamburg and Munich.