Susanne Kennedy (Germany, 1977) studied direction at the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Amsterdam, debuted on the Dutch stage. In 2011 she was invited to work at the Münchner Kammerspiele. For Fegefeuer in Ingolstadt, she was voted Young Director of the Year by Theater Heute magazine in 2013. In recent years, she has been based at Volksbühne Berlin and Münchner Kammerspiele, produced Ultraworld and Oracle with Markus Selg in 2020. In her works, distorted by masks, playback dialogue, doppelgängers and multimedia, the actors confront the audience with a question: what does it mean to be human?
VIE Festival focuses on contemporary creation with the aim of intercepting new identities in the field of live performance. It takes place annually in different cities in the Emilia-Romagna Region and is organized by Emilia Romagna ERT / National Theatre.
The path of VIE 22 winds through the different approaches and styles of the contemporary scene, both Italian and international.