Chris Dercon Steps Down from Volksbühne Theatre Leardership in Berlin

April 13th, 2018

Haus der Kunst, 02.03.2009 Portrait Chris Dercon Foto: Marion VogelFormer director of the Tate Modern Chris Dercon is leaving his position as director of the Volksbühne Theatre in Berlin after rampant protests and concerns over his leadership.  “Both parties have agreed that the concept of Chris Dercon did not work out as hoped, and the Volksbühne needs a fresh start immediately. [Following] the amicable agreement between the culture senator [Klaus] Lederer and Dercon, there is now a chance to initiate this necessary reboot,” a joint statement reads.

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