MAGDALENA WEINGUT, assistant director, after studying theater studies in Munich and numerous internships (including at the Bavarian State Opera), she worked first at the Theater Regensburg and the Staatstheater Wiesbaden as assistant director in the field of music theater. For 3 years she lives in Paris, works as a freelance assistant director and director and supervises numerous scenic new productions (eg at the Staatstheater Wiesbaden, the Hans-Otto-Theater Potsdam, the Staatstheater Darmstadt, the Royal Opéra de Wallonie Liège and the Paris Opéra de Bastille). Since summer 2016 she works as assistant director at the Bayreuth Festival, where she oversees the Parsifal production. As a director she recently attracted attention with the acclaimed production of Kurt Weill's The Seven Deadly Sins.