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:

2018 - 19       Individual clients and group consultation & training with focus on communication and presentation skills at the academy of fine arts Vienna, WAFF, European Forum Alpbach, Witcraft Szenario / Diverse Geschichten (Pitch-Preparation-Workshop) and Kulturlandeshauptstadt-Team St. Pölten 2024.

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             'From text to stage', Communication skill course for scholarship holders 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:

2019         The Bruno Kreisky Lookalike, episodes 4-6. Acting. Director Yosi Wanunu. Production: Toxic Dreams and WUK Vienna.

2019         15ʹ STARDUST. Live Performance. Writing and performance, collaboration with light artist Martina Tritthart. 

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

2018         The Bruno Kreisky Lookalike, episodes 1-3. Acting. Director Yosi Wanunu. Production: Toxic Dreams and WUK Vienna.

2018         To The Limelights, a solo exhibition in the gallery Sternstudio. a decade of self portraits in paintings and videos.

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         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.

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.

2015-7     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.

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 BMUKK.

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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