Malte C. Lachmann was born in Marburg, Germany, in 1989. He studied stage directing for theatre and opera at Bavarian Theatre Academy August Everding and University of Music and Performing Arts Munich from 2008 until 2012. During his studies, he was a Cusanuswerk scholar, worked as assistant director at Salzburg Festival and Prinzregenten Theatre Munich and as assistant to conductor Michael Hofstetter. Additionally, he worked as director for various professional theatre, opera and musical productions in Munich. In 2012, he won the jury's award at Körber Studio Junge Regie and was named 'Best German Young Director'. After graduating, he worked amongst others for Thalia Theatre Hamburg, Hanover State Theatre, Dresden State Theatre, Bochum Theatre, Gießen Theatre and Osnabrück Theatre. In 2013, his project 'Toulouse Protocols' was invited to Radikal Jung Festival. His work focuses on contemporary dramas as well as project developments with a special interest in interdisciplinary concepts.