Duri Bischoff

Duri Bischoff grew up in Chur, Switzerland. Since 1995 he has worked as stage designer in independent formations in Switzerland as well as at several theaters in Germany. Bischoff has regularly collaborated with Christoph Marthaler, for whom he invented, among others, the rooms for “Schutz vor der Zukunft” and “Letzte Tage” at the Wiener Festwochen, “Sauser aus Italien. Eine Urheberei” at the Salzburger Festspiele, “Wüstenbuch”, “Lo stimolatore cardiaco” and most recently “Isoldes Abendbrot” at the Theater Basel as well as “Der Entertainer” at the Schauspielhaus Hamburg. He moreover created stage designs for directors, such as Stefan Pucher (“Drei Schwestern”), Christiane Pohle (“Der Spieler”), Barbara Weber (“Arabische Nacht”, “Die Frau von früher”), Clemens Sienknecht (“Werner Schlaffhorst”, “Früher wird alles besser”) as well as Thorsten Lensing and Jan Hein (“Der Lauf zum Meer”). He frequently works with Michel Schröder at the Theaterhaus Gessnerallee in Zurich for productions including “Quixote”, “Une saison en enfer”, “Amphibienmensch”, “Herz der Finsternis” and “Babylon”. Duri Bischoff closely collaborates with Anna-Sophie Mahler, with whom he developed plays at the Kaserne Basel and in the Gessnerallee Zürich, such as “Tote Fliegen verderben gute Salben”, “Ars moriendi” and “Tristan oder Isolde”, at the Theater Bern the opera “Armide” and at the Theater Bremen “Orlando furioso” as well as “Carmen”.
At the Münchner Kammerspiele his stage design for “Böse Buben, fiese Männer” (2013), a project by Ulrich Seidl, could recently be seen.