Head of the outer venues

Rainer Simon

Rainer Simon is artistic director of the Schall&Rausch festival and director of the outdoor venues of the Komische Oper Berlin. He studied philosophy, music and theatre studies in Berlin, Munich and Paris, music and spoken theatre direction at the August Everding Theatre Academy in Munich and took part in the Executive Master in Arts Administration further education programme at the University of Zurich. He completed his doctorate at the Friedrich Alexander University of Nuremberg-Erlangen with Clemens Risi and was a research assistant at the DFG-funded collaborative research centre "Kulturen des Performativen" from 2008 to the end of 2010.