Axel Aust


After training as a costume designer at the Berlin School of Fine Arts and completing several assistantships at Berliner Ensemble and Schaubühne, Axel Aust’s first accredited creations were for the Sophieensäle of Berlin, at the National Theatre in Weimar or the Warsaw and Los Angeles Operas (La Damnation de Faust de Berlioz directed by Achim Freyer). He works between Germany and France where he regularly collaborates with the directors Laurent Gutmann (Plateau S by Oriza Hirata, TNS 2002), / Chants d’adieu, by Oriza Hirata, 2006 / Je suis tombé d’après by Malcom Lowry 2008), Gloria Paris (Les Amoureux, Goldoni, Théâtre du Nord, Lille, 2007). He has regularly worked with, among others, Pierre Guillois on Le Brame des biches and Minna Von Barnhelm and most recently with Dominique Pitoiset, Brigitte Jaques-Wajeman, Richard Brunel and Arpad Schilling.

Axel Aust is the Costume Designer for Fishbowl.