lives and work
its equipments for Gustaf of creating gene fist - production, Bertolt Brechts nut/mother courage, Karajans interpretation of a Rosenkavalier, the premieres of the pieces of Friedrich Duerrenmatt and Max of freshness at the Schauspielhaus Zurich coined/shaped international theatre history.
Teo Otto worked in the course of its life for more than 800 productions.
“Teo petrol a name to notice” wrote the critic Alfred Kerr 1930 over the young stage designer of the legendary Krolloper Berlin. There he had become acquainted with important representatives of the European avant-garde as an assistant of Ewald Dülberg, who were invited as stage designers into Otto Klemperers opera experiment. Teo Otto co-operated with Giorgio de Chirico, László Moholy Nagy and Otto Schlemmer , learned Igor Strawinsky and Bertolt breaks and met Else Lasker pupil. 1930 was it with only 27 years equipment boss of the Prussian national theatre. 1933 dismissed it the national socialists, since Teo Otto was their avowed political opponent. It emigrierte into Switzerland and became responsible person stage designer legendary inhabitants of zurich of the Schauspielhauses, where it remained up to its death 1968.
After that 2. World war was he the most in demand stage designer of the German-language theatre, and worked among other things for the salt citizens of festivals and Viennese the castle theatre. Beyond that it was active for international stages in New York , Paris , London , Milan , Israel and Syrakus. He worked with Gustav lime tree man, Günther running ore, Fritz Kortner, briefly deer field, Oskar Fritz shoe and Giorgio Strehler. Its work for Harry bending joke was determining for the West German break Rezeption. New fascinating ways went its classical period equipments for Karl Heinz Stroux and Leopold Lindtberg. In addition it sketched sceneries for opera productions of harsh ore of Karajan (approximately for IL trovatore of Giuseppe Verdi, salt citizen of festivals 1962, late Viennese state opera). He was at the academies of arts in Kassel of 1953-1958 and in Duesseldorf from 1959 to his death professor and director/conductor of the scenery class. Apart from its sceneries it left an important artistic work as painter and a draughtsman.
In a ring-back signal it meant over it: “There are aesthetic and soberly abstracting, it gives sumptuously pictorial in dark-silver or dark-golden baroque schwelgende decorations of Teo Otto. It poured a true filling horn of shapes and pictures over our theatre out ". (Theatres today, 1968)
„the Teo Otto theatre “, since that 30. September 2001 after it designated, and the gallery of the city rem-separate accomplished in the year 2000/2001 together with the theatre museum of the state capital Duesseldorf and the culture office Wuppertal an extensive retrospective on Teo Otto work.
Web on the left of
- of Otto scenery to nut/mother courage
- to the exhibition in the Düsseldorfer theatre museum
- article into the world
- article of the citizens of Berlin newspaper to the exhibition in the academy of the arts
- press release of the academy of the arts
- articles with microarchitecture.net
- the Teo Otto theatre of the city rem-separate
| | * Literature of and over Teo Otto in the catalog of the DDB
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||stage designer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||4. February 1904|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||rem-separate|
|DYING DATE||9. June 1968|