Carlos Wagner

General Management
Carlos Wagner was born and brought up in Caracas, Venezuela. He studied acting at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, graduating with a diploma and has worked as an actor both on stage and in film. After a master class with Ruth Berghaus in Berlin he decided to devote himself to directing.

The season 2023/24 will see his return to Theater Kiel with a new theater production of Brecht’s Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder as well as the world premiere of La bella Susona by Alberto Carretero for Teatro della Maestranza in Sevilla and the reprise of Händel’s Ottone for the Internationale Händelfestspiele Karlsruhe.

Most recent projects include Jörg Widmanns´ Das Gesicht im Spiegel (Neue Oper Wien), Iolanta (Oper Kiel), Ottone (Internationalen Händel-Festspiele Karlsruhe), Franz Schmidt´s Notre Dame (St. Gallen Festspiele), Il trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno (Theater Mainz), Il trittico (Tiroler Landestheater Innsbruck), Cecilia Valdés (Teatro de la Zarzuela Madrid), Götterdämmerung and Siegfried (Ópera de Oviedo), Lotario (Internationale Händel-Festspiele Göttingen, Theater Bern), Eötvös‘ Angels in Amerika (Theater Münster), Julie & Jean (Neue Oper Wien).More