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Falk Rößler

Biography

Falk Rößler was born in Frankfurt (Oder) in 1983. He first completed a degree in European Media Studies at the University of Potsdam and then took Applied Theatre Studies at the Justus Liebig University in Gießen. With the group Die Resilentes, he developed several site-specific productions in Barcelona and Gießen, between 2010 and 2012. In 2011, he founded the group FUX, together with Nele Stuhler and Stephan Dorn. Works by the collective are shown in German-speaking countries, inter alia at HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Münchner Kammerspiele, Schauspielhaus Wien, Mousonturm Frankfurt, Theater Oberhausen, Gessnerallee Zürich. In 2014, 2016, and 2019 FUX was nominated best young artists by the critics’ poll of the magazine “Theater heute” and, in 2016, was awarded the first Ponto Performance Prize of the Jürgen Ponto Foundation. Their production “Was ihr wollt: Der Film” was featured at the Author’s Theater Days at the Deutsches Theater Berlin 2020. Their participatory theater film “From Horror Till Oberhausen” was presented at the “DRAMA|TIK|ER|INNEN|FESTIVAL” Graz 2021. Falk Rößler also works as a musician, performer, and theatre and radio play director, and is active as a publicist—among other things, with the theater podcast “Climate of Fear,” which he coproduces with Janis El-Bira.