Dippel, Roland

Roland H. Dippel (born 1964) has been active in theatre, music and art since his studies of theatre science and German language and literature at the Ludwigs-Maximilians-University in Munich. Since 1992, he has had engagements as a dramaturg for music theatre, concert and dance at the Zwickau Theatre, the Hof Theatre, the Augsburg Theatre, the Osnabrück Theatre, the St. Gallen Theatre and the Rostock Volkstheater. He was engaged as a cultural manager and director for independent opera productions (e.g. J. Offenbach Fantasio and P. v. Lindpaintner Der Vampyr near Schloss Maxlrain / Upper Bavaria) and for interdisciplinary cultural projects (performances in the Kunsthalle Bremen, Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche Osnabrück, Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren and others). As a PR consultant and dramaturge he has worked for the composer Wilfried Hiller and numerous cultural institutions. Roland H. Dippel is a speaker and author e.g. for Richard Wagner and the surrounding area (Bavarian Radio, R. Wagner Associations), Italian opera, operettas and musicals created in the GDR (e.g. Theatermuseum Vienna 2011, BR, MDR, University of Freiburg), folk theatre and music, customs and traditions, etc. He was a freelancer for the Bavarian Radio (12 theme programmes “Saints in Music”, etc.) and writes regularly for specialist magazines.

Popular Music Theatre under Socialism


Popular Music Theatre under Socialism

Operettas and Musicals in the Eastern European States
1945 to 1990

2020,  236  pages,  paperback,  34,90 €,  ISBN 978-3-8309-4248-1