Kenneth Philip George, Artistic Director

Kenneth Philip George is an actor, director and playwright living and working in Germany since 1999.

 He is guest director at PerpetuoMobileTeatro in the Swiss canton of Ticino. This collaboration has brought two devised creations to the stage; of which Sehnsucht has picked up awards in the USA, Italy, Switzerland and Eastern Europe. Kaosmos, his devised creation for Circolino Pipistrello, is tours German-speaking Switzerland from April 2018 to October 2018.

company writing on water is collaborating with Little Black Fish Collective, Berlin on Human Rights projects. Kenneth George is involved as actor, and trains the ensemble. Little Black Fish Collective is hosting the YOUTOPIA Festival at Ufer Studios, Berlin from 10th to 16th December 2018.

George directs the world premiere of his play Moths for the festival.





photo credit: © Sonja Keßner

Acting Credits | a selection

  • Ein/Verständnis / Günther Grosser English Theater Berlin
  • Ein Boot in der Küche / Martha Freier / Theater Zentrifuge
  • Artikel X / Little Black Fish Collective
  • Uno / Same Name Same Noun Simply / Nicoline van Haarskamp
  • Franz Kafka / KKKAAFFKKAA: Du hast mich dir anders vorgestellt / Katarzyna Makowska Theater Zentrifuge
  • Aziz/Potiphar / Yusuf's by Alfredo Félix-Díaz / Haitham Assem Tantawy SINAI Orchestral Theatre
  • Lady Macbeth / SLEEP NO MORE|The Madness of Lady Macbeth / Kenneth George Company Writing On Water
  • Laurence / The Most Unsatisfied Town by Amy Evans / Daniel Brunet ETB|IPAC 
  • Othello / Othello / Kenneth George Gallus Theater Frankfurt a.M.
  • Imam / MoscheeDE by Kolja Mensing & Robert Thalheim / David Perlbach Friedenskirche Leipzig
  • Candido / The Tortilla Curtain by Peter Scollin; TCBoyle / Anja Scollin Platypus Theater
  • Boon / Die Dürstigen by Wajdi Mouawad / Michael Leykauf Shantihtown Constructions
  • Kafka-Karl Rossmann / Amerika by Franz Kafka / Katarzyna Makowska Theater Zentrifuge
  • Dionysos / Die Bacchanten by Euripides / Ton und Kirschen Wandertheater
  • Woyzeck / Woyzeck by Büchner; Satoshi Akihama / Saburo Shimada Lasenkan Theater



Works directed | a selection

Awards, Nominations & Festivals

  • Revolutions Int'l Festival Albuquerque NewMexico: Critics' Choice Best Play - Sehnsucht - February 2013
  • Skena Up, Pristina, Kosovo Best Play - Sehnsucht - December 2012
  • Unidram Int'l Theatre Festival Potsdam Official entry - Himmelkumov - 2007
  • Dublin Fringe Festival Official Entry - The Promised Land - 2006
  • Ikarus Preis Berlin Nomination Best Play - Family Impossible - 2006
  • Circa Int'l cirque-nouveau festival, Auche, France Official entry - & passion lends them power - 2005
  • Filmfare Awards India Best Screenplay - Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam - 1998
  • Indian Film Awards Critics' Choice Best Screenplay - Khamoshi the Musical - 1994

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