GESINE ULLMAN (Costume/Set Designer for At The Hawk’s Well) Born in Halle, Germany in 1966, Gesine graduated from technical school in 1988 as an archivist and in 1997 from the Academy of Arts Dresden in Stage Design. She has been assistant scene designer for Theater Junge Generation in their productions of Shakespeare’s Der Widerspenstigen Zähmung and Haacks’ Poor Knight; costume and scenic designer for Off Theatre’s Macbeth, Knappe’s native Indian myths Pte-ho-i-ya-pi, and the Greek myth Dionysus. Most recently she has designed for the Eduard von Winterstein Theater in Annaberg where she did the costumes and scenic design for the Japanese fairy tale A Crane in the Snow and costumes for My Fair Lady, and the costumes for Berlin Revue for the Stadttheater Côpenick. From 1998-2000 she studied in Japan as a recipient of a Monbusho scholarship. A research student at Osaka University, she studied the Japanese theater forms of noh, kabuki, bunraku as well as costume and stage design, history and manufacturing. She has lectured at Academy of Arts in Dresden and Freie University in Berlin.