Anne Lenk, born in 1978, studied applied theatre studies in Gießen before she changed to a course in direction at the Otto Falckenberg School. After graduating, she became the in-house director at the Theater Augsburg where she staged Lessing’s Minna von Barnhelm, Maria Magdalena by Hebbel and most recently Hans Fallada’s Kleiner Mann, was nun? (Little Man, What Now?), among others. Further stations in her career led her to Lübeck, Bochum, Aachen, Osnabrück and most recently, regular work at the Residenztheater in Munich and the Thalia Theater Hamburg. She was invited to the Mülheim Theatre Festival in 2013 with her world premiere of Franz Xaver Kroetz’ Du hast gewackelt. Requiem für ein liebes Kind. Her adaptation of Räuberhände (Robbers’ Hands) by Finn-Ole Heinrich was invited to the Augenblick Festival in 2013. Her world premiere of Nis-Momme Stockmann’s Phosphorus was shown at the Autorentheatertage at the Deutsches Theater in 2014. She holds teaching positions at the Vienna Conservatory and at the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK).