Händl Klaus


Haendl Klaus - Copyright Reiner Riedler

Foto: Reiner Riedler

Händl Klaus was born in 1969 in the Tyrol, Austria. He was part of the ensemble at Schauspielhaus Wien and played smaller parts in films by Christian Berger, Urs Egger, Michael Haneke, Jessica Hausner, Dagmar Knöpfel and others. Since 1994 he publishes prose, radio plays and plays of which Sebastian Nübling’s staging of (WILDE)Mann mit traurigen Augen and Dunkel lockende Welt were invited to the Berlin Theatertreffen. Furthermore, he also is writing opera librettos for Beat Furrer, Georg Friedrich Haas, Arnulf Herrmann, Heinz Holliger, Klaus Lang and Hèctor Parra. In 2008, Händl’s feature film debut MÄRZ / MARCH won the Silver Leopard at the Locarno International Film Festival