Thomas Bernhard Institute

Thomas Bernhard Institut | © Manuela Seethaler

The Thomas Bernhard Institute is one of the most renowned Austrian training centers for aspiring actors, directors, film and theater makers. The examination of text is related to space, body and movement as the fundamental elements of play and acting. In addition, there is an intensive and enjoyable engagement with questions of time in dialogue.

Studies

At one glance

16
Productions per year
3
Venues
9
Rehearsal rooms
20
Graduates annually

News

  • Bacharevic Alhierd | © Julia Cimafiejeva
    12.2.2024

    News
  • © Perform Europe
    23.1.2024

    Perform Europe is a pilot project of the European Commission with the aim of making performance tours in Europe more sustainable and inclusive. The funding programme provides 2.1 million euros for cooperation in the performing arts in the 40 countries of creative Europe.

    Open Call
  • © Jonin Herzig
    20.1.2024

    This winter semester, the directing students at the Thomas Bernhard Institute are developing workshop productions based on the examination of contemporary theatre texts. The content of the preparatory courses focussed on the experimental writing of authors.

    Drama production

Events

  • 21.2.—2.3.2024
    Theater im KunstQuartier
    La Bohème
    Rudolfo and his friends Marcelo, Musetta, Collin and Schaunard use their imagination and group cohesion to create a parallel world in which they can live happily with few resources. Then Mimi joins the group.
  • 4.3.
    05:30 pm
    Franz-Josef-Straße 2
    Applied Theatre
    TheaterLabor X
    Theatre enthusiasts and newcomers are welcome! Everyone together, citizens, people who live in Salzburg, students and life artists try out theatre together.
    Open Theatre Lab
    · Free entry
  • 7.3.—9.3.2024
    Max Schlereth Saal
    aspekteSALZBURG: Stabat Mater Furiosa
    While travelling through war-torn Lebanon in 1997, Jean-Pierre Siméon wrote the theatrical monologue "Stabat Mater Furiosa", a mother's furious indictment of all violence, wars and atrocities committed and to come.
  • 11.3.
    05:30 pm
    Franz-Josef-Straße 2
    Applied Theatre
    TheaterLabor X
    Theatre enthusiasts and newcomers are welcome! Everyone together, citizens, people who live in Salzburg, students and life artists try out theatre together.
    Open Theatre Lab
    · Free entry
  • 18.3.
    05:30 pm
    Franz-Josef-Straße 2
    Applied Theatre
    TheaterLabor X
    Theatre enthusiasts and newcomers are welcome! Everyone together, citizens, people who live in Salzburg, students and life artists try out theatre together.
    Open Theatre Lab
    · Free entry
Artistic Theater Practice & Society

Applied Theatre

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Andreas Greiml | © Jannik Goerger
Andreas Greiml

Department management / overall technical management / Lecturer for stage technology

Service department management
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Teacher
Teacher

Lector

Teacher
Stephan Pfister

Dispatcher / Assistant to the Head of Department / Lecturer for Cultural Management & Organisation of Work Processes

Employee
Teacher
Stefan Kaminsky | © Lena Beltermann
Guest lecturer
Guest lecturer
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