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Anat Stainberg is born in Tel Aviv, she lived in new York, Amsterdam and since 2007 in Vienna.



2016 – 17      Coaching Intensivlehrgang at E.S.B.A. Vienna.

2004 – 6       Graduated with Diploma from DasArts a postgraduate institution for advanced research and studies in Theater film                        and dance, Amsterdam.

1995 – 8       Yoram Levinstein Acting School, Full program, ‘actor maker’ studies, Tel Aviv.

1992 – 4       Tel Aviv University – BA program studies in Film Theatre, and Anthropology of Africa.


Professional experience; coaching, training:

2020              Presentations online for the gender research office at the University of Vienna.

2019              Pitch preparation workshop for Witcraft Szenario / Diverse Geschichten.

2019              Presentation skill workshop at the WAFF, Vienna.  

2018 - 19       Individual clients and group consultation & training with focus on communication and presentation skills at the

                      academy of fine arts Vienna.

2017               Individual coaching and consultation with the focus: ‘presentations strategies – story telling for business’.

2014 – 17       Teaching seminars for ‘self presentation and communication skills’ in group settings – for Andrea Scheutz                                at and for Mag.a Sandra Zaunfuchs at

Professional experience; teaching:

2019             Teaching and training, 'from text to stage' at the European Forum Alpbach.

2015             Teaching at Impulstanz festival, Vienna and SEAD, Salzburg.

2013 – 15     Teaching at the Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, at the performance department.

2004 – 6      Conducted workshops for film directors at SAE sound and film school in Amsterdam.

1999 – 02    Teaching a weekly course at the Nisan Nativ acting school in Tel Aviv.


Professional experience; acting, live performances, solo shows and videos:

2020            Group exhibition @ Parallel 2020, Vienna. Curated by Art Care.  

2020            WHAT IF: The making of a character. Live performance, paintings and    

                     Video presentations in a group exhibition,curated by Hanna Schimek. Hosted by Medienwerkstatt Wien. 

                     Supported by MA7 and BMKÖS.

2018 – 20   The Bruno Kreisky Lookalike. Episodes 1 – 10. Acting the role of a psychoanalyst Dr. Dora Hartmann. 

                     Regie:Yosi Wanunu. Nestroy Prize 2019. Production of Toxic Dreams and WUK Vienna.

2019            15ʹSTARDUST. Live Performance. A collaboration with light artist Martina Tritthart. Performed at Kubatur in Fluc und Künstlerhaus                         1050 as part of ‘Reaching for the stars’. Curated by Philomena Vienna.

2019         Eh Rachel. Acting. Art-house short movie. Regie: Ana Hoffner.

2018           To The Limelight, a solo exhibition at the gallery Sternstudio Vienna. A decade of self-portraits in drawing, painting and video.

2018         RORDINARY CREATURES. Feature film. Acting. Regie: Thomas Marschall (Out 2020).

2017         Zapping, a story telling musical by and with Franz von Stuttgart (text and voice A. Stainberg, sound B. Roisz).                                   Performed at ‘Der blöde dritte Mittwoch’, in the RHIZ Vienna. 

2017           The Role Player. Group exhibition and storybook. Produced at the residency Hotel Pupik in Schrattenberg, Scheifling Styria.

2017         Interactive reality check, coaching dialogue in a sound installation. Performed  in the  VERTEX! a three day                                      mixed reality performances, invitation of “FUCKHEAD” for WUK, Vienna.

2017         Morton Feldman says. Acting. Director Yosi Wanunu. Production of Toxic Dreams and TQW.

2015-7     self-character-act, a 20 min live monologue. was performed in Festival Legeartis Lech 2014. In Im Ersten Gallery                             Vienna, as part of the Fleisch magazine anniversary events 2014. In school in Vienna as part of the ‘performative                             screenings’ series 2015. In the Rihz Vienna, as part of the ‘Der Bloede Dritte Mittwoch #39’ performance evening 2015.                   In brut Wien as part of the SO WEIT SO BRUT events, 2015 and as part of the performative installations VERTEX in WUK                 Vienna. Invitation of the upper Austrian band FUCKHEAD 2017.

2016         Thomas B or Not, acting. Co-production of Toxic dreams (Yosi Wanunu) and brut Wien.

2016         Reigen (the making of a post porn Schnitzler), acting. Direction of Yosi Wanunu and Haiko Pfost. A production of WERK                 X, Vienna.

2015         On and beyond a Stage a performance night, curating for Kunstraum Niederoesterreich vienna. With contribution of                       the artists Sööt/Zeyringer, Laia Fabre and SCHOOL.

2014        ESPECIALLY FOR THE OPENING, a performance for the opening of the exhibition COPIE NON CONFORME, curated by                     Amina Handke, at the Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna.

2013         SPLITTER, an audio-visual concert performance. A collaboration with Billy Roisz. Supported by by Stadt Wien Kultur. a                    co-production of brut Wien and DOUBLE DOUBLE.

2011         MESHES TO MESHES 2, soundtrack composition for Meshes of the afternoon, a silent short movie by Maya Deren 1940.                  A collaboration with Billy Roisz. Comissioned by Lisa Kortschak for brut Wien.

2010        THINGS, a site specific exhibition for performances. Curated and orchestraited by A. Stainberg; with contributions from                    the artists Otobong Nkanga, Radek Hewelt and Hans Bryssinck. premiered on February 2010 at the Carla Mittersteig (a                  furniture second hand shop). Co-production of mediated meetings and brut Wien. Supported by Stadt Wien Kultur and                  BMKÖS.

2009         Hide and Seek, a ‘private performance’, a sound environment and ‘kid games’ with the audience,                                                      part of the X Wohnungen performances. Production of brut Wien.

2008        THE LOOP, the performance: a theatrical event. Premiered October 08 in brut Wien. A collaboration of artists (Jan                            Maertens, Martin Siewert, Peter Brandlmayr, Katrina Schroeter, Yasmina Haddad) dealing with stage designs and                            presentations of the architect Frederick Kiesler. Supported by Stadt Wien Kultur and brut Wien.

                 THE LOOP, 10 min video, a fiction documentary exploring the 1924 stage design and presentations of the architect and                  artist Frederick Kiesler in Vienna. First presented as part of the performance THE LOOP in brut in Konzerthaus. Later                      exhibited in the ÖSTERREICHISCHES THEATERMUSEUM (the Austrian theater museum) as part of the exhibition                              ‘Buehne und Raum ‘ (stage and space) 2009 – 10.

2007         A Concert Performance, a collaboration with the duo RASHIM performed at the ‘Wien Modern’ a contemporary music                     festival in Vienna.

2007         The Way In, a video registration of intervention in public space was presented and performed live at the opening                             night, June 07, in Platform 21 Gallery Amsterdam. Created while an Artist-In-Residence in the project ‘free spaces AIR’,                  an initiative of the Zuidas Virtual Museum (ZVM) January – June 07.

2006        Now Or Never, an installation performance, collaboration with Norberto Llopis Segara, was presented and performed                    in the Kunstvlaai 6, a visual art fair / festival in Amsterdam, may 06. Exhibited (performed once a week) in the Stedelijk                  Museum Bureau Amsterdam October – November 06.

2006         Holiday Pictures Project, an installation performance dealing with Middle East conflict / options.  premiered in                                 the Tanzquartier in Vienna (curated by Ong Keng Sen) April 06. Was part of the ‘Art in War’ festival – a production of                       the ‘Vrede Van Utrecht’ at the Schouwburg Utrecht, September 06. Performed during the DasArts and Victoria de                           Bank festival June 2007, in Schrattenberg Austria, during the ‘Hotel Pupik’ presentations August 07, And in brut Wien,                    June 08. Last performed in theater Nestroyhof Hamakom, vienna 2009. The project was co-produced by DasArts                             Amsterdam and ‘Vrede Van Utrecht’.

2005           Untitled Yet, a multi media self portrait. Performed in De Apple Gallery in Amsterdam, the Frascati theaterAmsterdam                    and the Filmhuise Den Haag as part of the PEK film festival Den Haag (2005 – 6), last performed in brut WienJune 08.

2005           Best of, a collaboration with the choreographer Alexandra Bachtzesis –suggesting performativety at its best;                                   performed in the SMAK, a museum for contemporary art in Gent Belgium, and in the MARTAH, Herfurd Germany and                     in the Museum KUNST-PALAST Düsseldorf Germany.

 2004           Exactly a week since we spoke last, video, a 10 min fiction documentary. Broadcast in the Dutch TV, the                                           channel VPRO, participated in the Italian film festival UNIMOVIE (2004) and in the videoexperimental 08 in Bangkok                       and in the Kunstfestivaal, Scheltma Leiden, Holland november 08.

1999             Participated in Israeli TV and theater productions: the TV series ‘Eight minutes a day’, written and directed by Uzi                            Wail 2002, and in the Dusseldorf Schaushpielhaus production, ‘You are also very attractive when you are                                          dead’ written by Arnon Grunberg.


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