About

Michael Amerstorfer

Born in Innsbruck, Austria.
1987 Moved to England.

1992-95 University of  Kent at Canterbury: BA (Hons) in Comparative Literary Studies and German

1997-98 Postgraduate Certificate of Education, University of Greenwich

Publications:

The Austrian Broadcasting Corporation ORF produced two of my screenplays,
“Schwester Martha verzichtet auf ihr Glück” (by Josef Kirschbichler) and “Lebensbilder von Adalbert Stifter”,

three radio plays,
“Besuch mich im Mondschein”, “Ferngespräch”, “Melodrama”

and  four soundscapes,
“Astins”, “I Ritmi Chioggioti”, “Bien- Bienvenue” and “Hausmusik”.

The BBC broadcast three scripted talks in the World Service.

 

Print media:
Contributions to NEUES FORVM, das FENSTER, LITERATUR UND KRITIK, DER STANDARD, TIROLER TAGESZEITUNG, WIENER ZEITUNG und ZWISCHENWELT,

STAND Magazine (Newcastle) Vol 36, CONNECTIONS (Whitstable, Kent)

Translation:
K.G. Knight. Johann Michael Moscherosch. Satiriker und Moralist des siebzehnten Jahrhunderts. Akademischer Verlag Stuttgart 2000.

Teaching: German, International Baccalaureate, 2012 – 2019 at CATS College, Canterbury, England

Stage plays:

Besuch mich im Mondschein, Theater am Landhausplatz, Innsbruck 1981

Die beste Medizin (after Molière)
Theatergruppe Lendorf, Lendorf 2016
Stalltheater Königstetten 2017
Bogentheater Innsbruck 2018

Directing:

Besuch mich im Mondschein, Theater am Landhausplatz, Innsbruck 1981                           Die Nachgeborenen, Radio play by Martha Fügenschuh, ORF, Studio Tirol 1984,

Melodrama, Radio play, ORF, Studio Tirol 1985,

Fotolabor, Short Film (16mm), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kC9Xvums3UM

Astins, Soundscape, ORF, Kunstradio 1992

I Ritmi Chioggioti, Soundscape, ORF, Kunstradio 1994

Bien – Bienvenue, Soundscape, ORF, Kunstradio 1996

Hausmusik, Soundscape, ORF, Kunstradio 1997

Medicine Man (after Moliere), an extract, for a Green Room Event at the Playhouse Theatre, Whitstable, Kent, 2017

Scaramouche Jones by Justin Butcher, Playhouse Theatre, Whitstable, Kent, 2019

 

 

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