by Jeffrey Hatcher
Lothar was born in Wiesbaden 1969, and now lives and works in Vienna.
His first experience in the theatre was as a trainee for Der Troubadour, directed by Hans Neuenfels, at the Deutsche Oper, Berlin in 1995.
In 1997 he went to study stage and costume design at the University for Applied Arts in Vienna, and graduated in 2002. During his studies he was Assistant Stage Designer at the Akademie and the Burgtheater in Vienna and designed several productions – both set and costume – for the Ernst Busch Highschool in Berlin.
Since completing his studies he has been Assistant Costume Designer for several productions at the Stadttheaters in Klagenfurt and Innsbruck and in Vienna at the Burgtheater, the Volksoper and the Theater an der Wien.
He has also been stage and costume designer at the Stadttheater Solothurn and the Théâtre du Grütli in Geneva.
Since 2006 Lothar has worked as Assistant Stage Designer at the Theater in der Josefstadt und Kammerspiele.
Last year he designed the costumes for Doubt at Vienna’s English Theatre.