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Carl Weber
Professor Emeritus, School of Humanities and Sciences

Carl Weber is a Professor (Emeritus) of directing and dramaturgy in the Department of Drama of the School of Humanities and Sciences. He received his B.A. in Philosophy, German, and English Literature from Heidelberg University, and was one of the founders of the Heidelberg Zimmertheater in 1949. In  in 1952 he was invited to join the Berliner Ensemble as an actor, dramaturg, and assistant director to Bertolt Brecht, with whom he worked on the productions of Katzgraben, Caucasian Chalk Circle, and Galileo. He was appointed Professor of Drama at Stanford University, In 1984, where he heads Ph.D. Directing Studies. He has directed and/or taught at Columbia University, the National Theatre School of Canada at Montreal, U.C.L.A., Princeton University, Temple University, and Justus von Liebing Universität at Giessen. He also lectured and/or conducted workshops at many other American and German universities.

Further information is available from his webpage.