Klaus van den Berg is Associate Professor at the University of Tennessee, where he teaches theatre history and dramatic literature. His essays on August Strindberg, George Tabori, Richard Wagner, Heiner Muller, Max Frisch, Daniel Libeskind, German scenography, Frank Castorf, Michael Thalheimer, image theory, book reviews, and performance criticism have appeared in books and national and international journals including Theatre Research International, Theatre Survey, Theatre Journal, Brecht Yearbook, Monatshefte, Bühnentechnische Rundschau, Contemporary Theatre Review, and Western European Stages. As a professional dramaturg specializing in stage adaptations and translations, he has worked for the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, the New Jersey Shakespeare Theater in Madison (NJ), the International Theatre at the University Theatre Rochester, 7Stages in Atlanta, Asolo Conservatory, Westport Country Playhouse and the English Theater Berlin. His translation and adaption of Schiller’s The Robbers was produced at the Asolo Conservatory in 2012. He has been the resident dramaturg for the professional company at the Clarence Brown Theatre in Knoxville since 1997 and has served as the production dramaturg for CBT productions such as Mein Kampf, The Seagull, Arcadia, Three Penny Opera, the Oedipus/Caligula Project, The Brecht File, Nora, Buried Child, Metamorphoses, and The Triumph of Love. He has also directed plays by Jean Racine, Georg Büchner, August Strindberg, AntonChekhov, Carlo Goldoni, Pierre Marivaux, Friederike Roth, Moliére, and Racine.