Matthias Krieg, born in Chemnitz in 1980, studied psychology at the Freie Universität Berlin and sound engineering at the SAE Berlin. Since 2006 he has worked as theater musician. His first productions were developed at the Theater Eigenreich in Berlin where he was involved as musician in works under director Aureliusz Smigiel. His first collaboration with Felix Rothenhäusler dates back to the time of Rothenhäusler’s studies in 2008 for the production of “Ödipus” by Sophokles/Hölderlin at the Thalia Theater Hamburg. Since then they have maintained a close working relationship. Almost all productions have been jointly developed by them, including “Sickster”, “Die Räuber”, “Die Affäre Rue de Lourcine” and “Schimmernder Dunst über CobyCounty” at the Theater Bremen as well as “Don Juan” at Kampnagel, “Delhi, ein Tanz” at the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus and also “Zorn”, “Diebe“”, “Der Besuch der Alten Dame” and “Phädra” at the Deutsche Theater Göttingen. Matthias Krieg also composed the music for the ZDF documentaries “Showdown in Anklam: Eine Stadt kämpft um die Demokratie” as well as “Jugendamt Wedding” by Lutz Ackermann. With his radio play production and composition of the text “Freiburg” by Claudius Lünstedt he was nominated for the ARD radio play award “Premiere im Netz”.