Theatremaker / Director
1986 Lina Hölscher was born in Berlin.
She studied Theatre Studies, Pedagogy and Psychology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich and Performance Making at the Goldsmiths College London. She assisted at various Productions at Deutsches Theater Berlin and Münchner Volkstheater for Directors like Michael Thalheimer, Christian Petzold and Christian Stückl .
Lina Hölscher directed several Plays at the Rationaltheater in Munich before she went to work as an Assistant Director at Schauspielhaus Graz to support Directors like Anna Badora, Viktor Bodó and Yael Ronen in 2012.
At Schauspielhaus Graz Hölscher worked on a couple of directed readings before she successfully directed 'Orphans' by Dennis Kelly, 'P'tit Albert' by Jean-Marie Frin after a shortstory by Jack London and 'Körpergewicht 17%' by Ewald Palmetshofer in Graz. In 2014 she won the Audience Award at the Semifinals of the Ring Award for the concept of 'Freischütz' by Carl Maria von Weber.
Since September 2015 Lina Hölscher works as a freelance Theatremaker, amongst others at Vorarlberger Landestheater, Theaterzentrum Deutschlandsberg, Volkstheater Wien, Werk-X Wien, Jeunesse and Philharmonie Luxemburg.
In addition to her artistic work Lina Hölscher is also engaged in social projects. She is the artistic director of the inlusive dance-, culture- and theatrefestival InTaKT, which took place in Graz in November 2016 for the first time. Furthermore she teaches theatre to Refugees and laymen. Since 2017 Lina Hölscher has been working in Art Education of the Künstlerhaus Graz.