Ingeborg von Zadow, playwright and Librettist, was born in Berlin and spent her childhood in Germany, the USA, and Belgium. She studied Applied Theater Studies in Giessen and holds a Master of Arts degree in Theater from the State University of New York at Binghamton, USA. She worked as Assistant Director on various operas and plays and translated English language plays. Her plays have had numerous productions and were translated into eleven different languages. Ingeborg von Zadow won the Brother-Grimm-Prize of the State of Berlin and was granted a One-Year-Scholarship of the Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg, a Fulbright-Grant and the “Nah dran”-Grant of the Children´s and Youth Theater Center Germany and the German Literary Fund. She was nominated for the National German Children’s Theater Prize and the Mülheimer Children Plays Prize.

She is currently taking part in the project Fabulamundi. Playwriting Europe. New Voices and will visit the WIENER WORTSTAETTEN at their Drama Lab 2024 as guest author.

Photo credits: Sarina Chamatova