Michael Seibel

Stage Director – Theatre and Opera

Acting and Voice Coach

Education

Michael Seibel was born in Germany and lives in Greece
He studied Music and Theatre (Saarland University – University of Music and Theatre of Saarland).
He holds a MA of Arts in directing theatre and opera from Middlesex University London.
Furthermore he holds a PhD from University of Hildesheim, Germany

Title of the dissertation paper:

Phenomenology of acting. A phenomenological reorientation of the aesthetic production processes in acting and acting training:
from textuality to performativity

Professional

He directed theatre and opera performances in Germany and Greece and was awarded
with international theatre awards for Best Directing and Best Performance. 
He was Artistic Director of theatre groups, theatre programs and festivals in Germany and Greece. 

Research

He is doing research particularly in the fields of acting and voice training and
is publishing in accredited professional journals.
He is a recommended lecturer at universities and conferences all over the world (such as University of Hamburg,
Democritus University of Thrace, Penn State University)
He teaches Acting and Voice since 1996 in Drama Schools, workshops and masterclasses.

From 2015-2018 he was the Artistic Director of the Opera department as well as the Int. Opera Studio
of Patras Municipal and Regional Theatre.