Albrecht Grüß († 15 April 2022) was born in Freiberg. He first graduated in typography and printing technology in Leipzig and then studied South Asian history and sociology at the Technical University of Berlin and the Humboldt University of Berlin. He worked at the Städtisches Theater Leipzig, the Berliner Schaubühne, the Hackescher HofTheater Berlin, recurrently as artistic production manager at the Ruhrtriennale and since 2004 at the Berliner Festspiele. From his involvement in the performative festival "spielzeit'europa" (until 2012) to his longstanding work at the Theatertreffen and his significant contribution to the programme series "Immersion" (until 2021) as well as the anniversary project of the Berliner Festspiele in the ICC Berlin (2021), Albrecht Grüß has helped to conceive a wide variety of formats and has realised numerous productions for the Berliner Festspiele over the past 17 years.
As of April 2022