Albert Ostermaier

Albert Ostermaier - © Johannes Lauffer
© Isolde Ohlbaum
Albert Ostermaier was born in Munich in 1967. In 1990 he was awarded the Munich literary scholarship. During the theatrical season 1996-1997 he was playwright-in-residence at the Nationaltheater in Mannheim. In 1997-1998 he was commissioned to write a play for the Bayerisches Staatsschauspiel on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Bertolt Brecht‘s birth. During the 1999-2000 season he was playwright-in-residence at the "Bayerisches Staatsschauspiel"

Prizes and Awards:

  • Lyrik-Preis des PEN Liechtenstein (1995)
  • Verleihung des Ernst-Toller-Preises (1997)
  • "Stücke"-Förderpreis des Goethe-Instituts for "Tartar Titus" (1998)
  • Hubert von Herkomer-Preis der Stadt Landsberg am Lech (1998)
  • Ernst-Hofrichter-Preis der Stadt München (2000)
  • Autorenpreis des Heidelberger Stückemarktes for "Letzter Aufruf" (2000)