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Thomas Enzinger


Thomas Enzinger is a considered specialist for „light entertainment“ (operetta, musicals and plays). He works in the entire German-speaking area and is founder and director of one of the most successful operetta festivals in Germany (Schönbeck – near Magdeburg).
Thomas Enzinger (43) was born in Vienna. After leaving High School he completed his drama training with Dorothea Neff and Lola Braxton. Engagements followed at the Josefstadt Theatre, Kabarett Simpl, the Municipal theatre in Linz as well as roles in TV films and series. At the same time he started out as stage director in the comedy “To be or not to be” with Silvio Francesco as well as in “Orpheus in the Underworld”. Since that time there is hardly a well-known operetta which he has not staged once or several times.
Apart from acting in TV he has been working since 1995 solely as stage director in Vienna, Berlin, Dresden, Baden, Stockerau, Winterthur, Stralsund, Bernd etc. In 1996 he founded the Schönbeck Summer Festival, which, with a 1500% audience increase in the past 10 years and a 100% ‘full house’, he has made to one of the most successful festivals in Germany. Thomas Enzinger writes texts for theatre and cabaret and is stage director in many TV productions, mainly in comedy and sitcoms.
His most recent production in the winter of 2006 were “Die Zirkusprinzessin” in the ‘Operetten Metropole Baden’, and in the fall of 2005 “The King and I” in Stralsund/Greifswald. In the summer of 2005 he directed “Der Graf von Luxemburg” at his own festival, and in the spring of 2005 he directed “The Racino Dinner Show” in Magna Racino.
He has won several prizes for his work.


Bohdana Szivacz

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Bohndana Szivacz was born in Brünn (Czech Rpublic). She finished her training at the conservatory for dance of the National Opera Brünn, where she received her first engagement. Then she was engaged to St. Pölten (Austria).
The artist is working as a solo dancer, ballet master and choreographer at the Operetta Metropolis Baden since the year of 1991. She especially loves the classic operetta – so she contributed in Kálmáns Gräfin Mariza, Lehárs "Das Land des Lächelns", "Der Zarewitsch", "Friederieke", "Eine Nacht in Venedig", "Im weißen Rössl", "Frau Luna" und "Sissy".
In collaboration with the Congress Casino Baden and the cure direction Baden she arranges balls and other events.


Stephanie Schimmer


Academic studies of dramatics, film and media at the University of Vienna. Private studies of stage direction with em. Univ. Prof. Dr. Peter Simhandl (UDK Berlin). Training for becoming an instructor for scenic fencing at the academy of fencing art Germany (ADFD). Worked as an assistant director in multiple free theatres of Vienna, at the Vienna Public Theatre (Volkstheater), at the Operetta Metropolis Baden, Schauspielhaus Vienna and the Opera of Frankfurt/Main.
Script and direction to the short film “Hybris” (Votiv Cinema Vienna 2004). Several works as a director on the dramatic and performative field in Vienna, Bozen, Frankfurt and Berlin. Among others: “Romeo and Juliet” – short drama (Municipal Theatre of Wr. Neustadt), “have you seen goethe? - ”performative” city hike through Frankfurt/Main.
She lives in Vienna, and is about to finish her libretto with the working title “Narrenturm” (“Tower of Fools”).