Tina Leisch (Germany)

Tina Leisch was born in 1964 in Munich. She specializes on designing theater experiments in social conflict zones. She worked at Steinhof Institution with alcoholics and mentally ill criminals on the history of the Nazi murder of patients. She also developed the hip-hop drama Date your Destiny with the inmates at the juvenile detention center Gerasdorf. She was awarded a Nestroy prize in 2003 for her staging of George Tabori´s Mein Kampf with residents at the Meldemannstrasse residential home for men.
Co-founder of kinoki (www.kinoki.at), Volxtheater Favoriten, and Verein Persman (www.persman.at)


  • Vergiß Europa!
    33´, Germany, 1999
  • Riefenstahlremix
    33´, Germany, 2003
  • Gangster Girls
    79´, Austria, 2008
  • Dagegen muss ich etwas tun. Portrait der Widerstandskämpferin Hilde Zimmermann
    90´, Austria, 2009

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