KATRIN HILBE is a director of Liechtenstein-Kansas origin, working both in opera and theatre, in the US and in Europe. Within the German opera world Katrin was assistant director and house director at Stadttheater Würzburg and Städtische Bühnen Frankfurt, while building her career as a director. She was the first assistant and remounter of Der Ring des Nibelungen at the Bayreuther Festspiele in the production of Tankred Dorst.
In the US her production of R. Strauss’ Salome for New Orleans Opera won “Best Opera Production” and her production of Julia Pascal´s St Joan won the Hilton Edwards Award for best direction and adaptation at the Dublin Gay Theatre Festival.

In addition to her directing work, Katrin has founded Many Tracks Inc., following the dictum of H.L. Mencken ” For every complex problem there’s an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong.”  Since its inception in 2009, Many Tracks has steadily generated projects of varied subjects, themes and ambitions.

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Katrin holds the office of co-president of the League of Professional Theatre Women and is the first president of the IG Kunst und Kultur in Liechtenstein.

Katrin is a regular contributor to EUROPEAN STAGES, a publication of the Martin E. Segal Center. She is a full member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, assoc. member of the  Dramatists Guild of America, a member of the Playwright Directors Unit of The Actors Studio, and of Theater Resources Unlimited.

She holds a Masters in Philosophy, Musicology, English/ American Literature from the University of Berne (Switzerland).