Adrian Figueroa – Regisseur

Adrian Figueroa works as a theatre director and filmmaker. His award-winning film “Elsewhere”, a portrait of prison inmates of the Tegel prison, premiered at the Hof International Film Festival in 2017 and was awarded “Best Documentary Medium Length/ Short” at the Achtung Berlin Film Festival in 2018. His work as a Theatre Director has brought him to theatres, including the Deutsches Theater Berlin, Staatsschauspiel Dresden, Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus and HAU Hebbel am Ufer.

His theatre production “Aurora”, which is based on interviews with drug users, their relatives and therapists, premiered in December 2019 at the HAU Hebbel am Ufer and was nominated for the Friedrich Luft Prize (Best Berlin Production). His short film “Letters from Silivri” premiered at the International Short Film Festival in Oberhausen in 2020 and won the Connection Award and Student Prize in Clermont Ferrand. In 2021, he will be part of the Emerging Artist Programme (German Films, AG Kurzfilm) and the Emerging Talents 2021 at the Berlinale (Berlinale Talents). His latest short film PROLL! won the German Competition at the International Short Film Festival in Oberhausen in 2021.