Cover Story: Reimagining The Self

Vienna’s dramatists have a long, brilliant and turbulent history. But no year was quite so momentous as 1929, the year modernity was born. Hedwig Kiesler was determined to act. She had traveled all the way to Berlin to study under the great Viennese director Max Reinhardt. But it seemed impossible to get an audition. So during […]
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Brian Hatfield
Brian is an Australian Director/Actor/Teacher/Writer, resident in Vienna, who has recently founded a local ensemble, "Beyond Down Under Theatre". He has reviewed two Viennales and has trained, and worked, in ballet, theatre, film, television and Opera. He has a Masters of Arts.

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