Martín Valdés-Stauber

Martín Valdés-Stauber has been a member of the Artistic Directional Team of the Münchner Kammerspiele as dramaturg since 2017. Previously, he studied Sociology and Economics in Munich, Friedrichshafen, Berkeley and Cambridge. Since he returned to Munich, he is teaching at various universities and deals with the interweaving of artistic, literary and sociological knowledge about the city. Since 2020, Martín Valdés-Stauber has also been an honorary “Commissioner for Open Society” in his hometown of Kaufbeuren.

In the past he has worked with the likes of Rabih Mroué, Marlene Monteiro Freitas, Philipe Quesne, Rimini Protokoll (Stefan Kaegi), Marco Layera and Milo Rau. Since 2018, he has been carrying out research for the long-term project Schicksale (Fates) with Janne and Klaus Weinzierl. The project investigates the lives of those who worked at the Münchner Kammerspiele and were persecuted by the Nazi regime. Since 2021 he leads the artistic research area “Erinnerung als Arbeit an der Gegenwart” (Memory as Work on the Present).

MK Projects Remembrance as work on the present