Georg Zlabinger studied Comparative Literature Studies at the University of Vienna. Since 2014 he has been a staff director at the Theater an der Wien, where he has collaborated with directors Keith Warner, Torsten Fischer, Tatjana Gürbaca, Roland Geyer and Jonathan Meese.
He has worked for Wiener Festwochen, Bregenz Festival, Salzburg Festival, Dutch National Opera, Finnish National Opera and Teatro Real Madrid. In recent years he has developed a close artistic relationship with Christof Loy.
As associate director, he was responsible for the revivals of La forza del destino (ROH) and Peter Grimes (Theater an der Wien). In 2021 he staged the new production of Luisa Miller (Glyndebourne) based on an original concept by Loy.
Directorial credits include: Il Giasone, The Lighthouse, Don Giovanni Last Minute
(Theater an der Wien/Kammeroper) and Bluebeard‘s Castle (Konzerthaus Vienna; Konserthuset Gothenburg).
In the 2022/23 Season he will direct Le nozze di Figaro (Folkwang University Essen), Eugene Onegin (Theater Bielefeld), and the revival of Luisa Miller (Opera Cologne).
Last updated: 15th September 2022