Steiof, Franziska (Germany)

Franziska Steiof was born in 1962 and has worked as a freelance director, playwright and personal trainer for management consultancy firms since 1992. She has staged productions for theatres including the Städtische Bühnen Kiel, GRIPS Theater Berlin, Landestheater Schleswig, Staatstheater Oldenburg, Kampnagel Hamburg, Moks am Bremer Theater, Theater Triebwerk, Schauspiel Hannover and Junges Schauspielhaus Düsseldorf. Franziska Steiof is a co-founder of the independent group DeichArt , lectures at the Federal Academy of Cultural Education in Wolfenbüttel and is a drama group trainer.

Her play Undine, die kleine Meerjungfrau (Undine, the Little Mermaid) after H.C. Andersen and Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, was nominated for KinderStückePreis 2010 and the German Children’s Theatre Prize 2010.