Born in Munich in 1970, studied Philosophy and founded the independent theatre company «Particular Order» in 1994. He also worked as an Assistant Director at Schauspiel Leipzig under Wolfgang Engel. He subsequently became Resident Director at Staatstheater Kassel as well as directing numerous productions for theatres in Hanover, Frankfurt and Düsseldorf, the Maxim Gorki Theater Berlin, Stuttgart State Theatre, Theater Freiburg and Theater Basel. At the Münchner Kammerspiele together with Björn Bicker and Michael Graessner he led the innovative and highly respected city project «Bunnyhill» (2004), which was followed by the projects «Illegal» (2008) and «Hauptschule der Freiheit» (2009). From 2013 to 2019 Peter Kastenmüller was Artistic Director of the Theater Neumarkt in Zürich. Kevin Rittberger’s «Cassandra / Prometheus. Right to the World» is the first time he has worked at the Residenztheater.