In summer 2014 Magdalena Fuchsberger made her directing debut in Germany.
Her OTELLO production at the Music Festival at Gut Immling was hailed both by the audience and the press. ‘Captivating psycho thriller’ or ‘modern, courageous and poignant’ were just some of the review’s headlines.
Since the season2011/2012 Magdalena Fuchsberger works as an assistant director and evening supervisor at the Stuttgart State Opera.
2012 her new staging of KISS ME KATEat the Linz Municipal Theatre inspired both press and audience alike:
"… staged with an easy hand and in a well blananced tempo… very amusing and enjoyable..”
„amusing, turbulent bustle. The stage director Magdalena Fuchsberger knows how to bundle the individual parts and to turn them into extremely entertaining theatre hours. “
From 2011 to 2014 Magdalena Fuchsberger was assistant director and evening supervisor at the Stuttgart State Opera, where she collaborated with the director Jossi Wieler.
In the season 14/15 she works here again as guest, being in charge of the revival LUISA MILLER. In the season 15/16 she directs here CARMEN.
Magdalena Fuchsberger graduated in Vienna with a staging of Franz Lehár’ s Der Zarewitsch.
Her first permanent engagment as an asistant director for Music Theatre, where she also got the opportunity to make her own productions, took the artist to Linz Municipal Theatre. Here, she staged a.o. Händel’s ‘Acis and Galthea’ (musical direction - Dennis Russel Davies) and Menotti’s ‘Amahl und die nächtlichen Besucher’, ‘The Telephone’ and the musical ‘Jekyll & Hyde’. The young artist’s own productions also include Vincenzo Bellini’s I Capuleti e i Montecchi in Vienna.
Apart from her own stagings the young artist worked as an assistant director and guest a.o. at the Vienna Popular Opera (Dominique Mentha), at the Theatre in der Josefstadt (Michael Gampe), at the Castle Theatre Schönbrunn (Reto Nickler), at the Lehár Festival Bad Ischl (Ulrike Beimpold and Leonard Prinsloo), at the Tyrol State Theatre (Reto Nickler and Matteo de Monti), at the Salzburg Festival (Claus Guth) and at the Bregenz Festival (Graham Vick).
Already at the tender age of 9 the Salzburg-born Magdalena Fuchsberger started playing the violin. After graduating college, she first studied German literature and Philosophy in Vienna. Subsequently, the artist graduated in Musical Theatre Directing with Prof. Reto Nickler at the University of Music andperforming Arts in Vienna. During her studies she was responsible for the compilation of the surtitles at the Vienna Popular Opera. In 2004 she was awarded a scholarship by the Bayreuth Festival.
Since 2009 Magdalena Fuchsberger is the artistic organizor and associated partner of Salzburg Chamber Music Series “Musica sacra Salzburg”
In autumn 2015 Magdalena Fuchsberger stages ‘Il barbiere di Siviglia’ at the Vorarlberg Music Theatre.