Antú Romero Nunes
Antú Romero Nunes, born in Tübingen in 1983, is of Portuguese and Chilean origin. He made his first steps in the theatre at Theater Lindenhof and in Chile, where he worked as an assistant director for theater and film. In 2009 he completed his studies in directing at the Hochschule für Schauspielkunst Ernst Busch in Berlin and was already named young director of the year 2010 in the critics' survey of the magazine . From 2010 to 2013, Romero Nunes was associate director at the Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin. He has received numerous awards for his productions, including the "Kurt Hübner Prize" and the "Friedrich Luft Prize". In 2014, he made his debut as opera director at the Bavarian State Opera. This was followed by further opera productions at the Komische Oper Berlin and the Grand Théâtre de Genève.
His plays have been shown at national and international festivals, at the Berliner Theatertreffen and the Festival d'Avignon and have travelled to China, Chile and Mexico, among others. From 2014 to 2019, Antú Romero Nunes was associate director at the Thalia Theater. He regularly directs at Schauspiel Frankfurt, Berliner Ensemble, Schauspielhaus Zürich and the Burgtheater in Vienna, among others, and has been a member of the artistic direction of Theater Basel since the 2020/2021 season.