Alexandra Liedtke was born in Dortmund and has studied Theatre-, Movie- and Television Science at the University of Erlangen and Bochum.
She worked, among others, at the Landestheater Tübingen, Schauspielhaus Hamburg and at the Schauspielhaus Bochum.
There she led the “Theater unter Tage” in years 2000-2003.
Her first produktions she completed successfully there since 2002.
She also directed “Emilia Galotti” at the Zürcher Schauspielhaus as well as the premiere of Neil LaButes “Reasons to Be Pretty” in German language in 2010 at the Burgtheater Wien.
Her production of LaButes “The Shape of Things” at the Salzburger Landestheater in the 2011 season was nominated for the Nestroy Award in the category “Beste Bundesländer-Aufführung” (the best performance).
Regularly produces she at the Theater in Josefstadt Wien, Schauspielhaus Graz and at the Salzburger Landestheater.
She made her debut as opera director in 2012 with “The Labyrinth or The Struggle with the Elements” at the Salzburger Festspiele.
Another engagement was Johann Strauss´ “Die Fledermaus” for the summer stage Baden in 2015.
After Friedrich Schillers “Intrigue and Love” in the 2014/15 season she returned to the Salzburger Landestheater for season 2015/16 with “The King of the Alps” (“Alpenkönig und Menschenfeind”).