Christiane Pohle was born in Berlin in 1968. After she finished her acting studies, she founded the theater collective “Laborlavache“ and worked as a director for the first time. This was followed by productions and projects in independent and municipal theaters. A large part of the works Christiane Pohle directs and conceives are produced in a close and long-standing collaboration with the playwright Malte Ubenauf and performed at, among others, Sophiensaelen in Berlin; Kammerspiele in Munich; Thalia Theater in Hamburg; the Ruhrtriennale; the Salzburg Festival; Theater Basel; and the Bayerische Staatsoper. In addition to her work as a director, Christiane Pohle is a lecturer in acting and directing at various universities and theater director institutes.