In conversation with Rainer Hofmann

Rainer Hofmann is since January 2013 artistic director of SPRING Performing Arts Festival Utrecht, The Netherlands. Since 2010 he was running Huis en Festival a/d Werf Utrecht, which merged with Springdance Festival into SPRING. He has worked in Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Austria and England. He was dramaturg for Theaterhaus Gessnerallee Zürich, Theater Neumarkt Zürich, Schauspiel Köln and Stadttheater Bern, director (Theater Winkelwiese Zürich, Schauspiel Köln) as well as free-lancing writer and dramaturg. In 2008 he was curator for 7. Festival Politik im Freien Theater („politics in off theatre“) in Cologne. In 2010 he was head of production at Theater der Welt Festival in Essen and Mülheim/Ruhr. Furthermore he works for media like Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Theater der Zeit or Kölner Stadtrevue and in committees and juries.