Sascha Flocken

Sascha Flocken studied Political Science and Philosophy. From 2009 to 2013 he was an assistant director at the Freiburg Theatre. During this time, he produced his first own pieces. He has been working as a freelance director since 2013 and was artistic director of the 2014 Autumn Academy in Freiburg. At the Freiburg Theatre, he developed the series “The NSU Protocols” in the 2015/2016 season and staged the multi-generational project “Majority Society” with young refugees, senior citizens and the musician Bernadette La Hengst. His next project was “Silent Service” in 2018, a project with nurses in training in collaboration with the author Felix Schiller. His productions “Ich, Moby Dick” and “Die besten Beerdigungen der Welt” (Theater im Marienbad) were invited to Bright View Festival in 2018 and 2020. With the collective Bambi Bambule, he created “Penthesilea – Love is to die” in 2019, which was staged at the Theaterdiscounter Berlin and elsewhere. One of many novel adaptations in 2019 was the production of the novel 89/90 by Peter Richter at Theater Freiburg. He has a long-standing working relationship with the authors Tina Müller and Reihaneh Youzbashi Dizaji.