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Philippe Braz



Born: 13.9.1959
Birthplace: Paris
Country of birth: France
Lives in: Berlin, Mitte

Working language: French


Philippe Braz is a playwright and performer who has been living in Berlin for 10 years.Originaly from Paris, he came to Berlin after having enjoyed many grants in Germany (Schloss Solitude, Genshagen writers program, etc.).His plays are performed mainly in Germany, France, and Switzerland.He has also been writing short stories, poems, and "Hörspiele" for France-Culture (the last one, in December 2016 was titled "Cabaret Dada")He founded, along with Brigitte Athéa and Markus Lang, the Collectif 5050, to perform his texts with music, computer and video on stage.He works as "dramaturg" in Berlin.

6 Questions

What brought you to Berlin? Love? World politics? Or was it a coincidence?


What do you love about Berlin?

Schaubühne, Berliner Ensemble, Volksbühne

What do you miss in Berlin?


What is your favorite spot in Berlin?


Would you say you are a different person in Berlin? A different translator? And if yes, in what way?

It's a long story.

Which existing literary work do you wish you would have written?