Einar Schleef

*1944 †2001

Dramatist, director, set designer, actor, painter and photographer Einar Schleef was twice invited to the Stückemarkt: firstly in 1983 with the play “Berlin ein Meer des Friedens” (Berlin A Sea of Peace) and in 1984 with “Gewöhnlicher Abend”. Apart from his plays, his productions were also an integral part of the Theatertreffen Berlin. Einar Schleef was awarded many prizes for his diverse body of work including the Mülheim Dramatists’ Prize, the Alfred Döblin Prize, the Bremen Literature Prize, the Josef Kainz Medal of the City of Vienna, the Else Lasker-Schüler Dramatists’ Prize and the 3sat Innovation Prize for his production of Elfriede Jelinek’s “Sportstück”.