Bio: Stefan Huber was born in Zurich and trained as an actor at the University of Music and Theater in Bern . During his studies, he was committed to the role of Tony in West Side Story at the Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern. His first l engagement took him to the Stadttheater Aachen for three years. There he played, among many other roles, Oswald in Ibsen's "Ghosts" and the title role in Shakespeare's Hamlet . An engagement in the original German-language ensemble of the musical "Les Misérables" brought him to Vereinigte Bühnen Wien, where he also performed in the musical "Elisabeth2. During this time he founded the musical comedy group TIETZES, with which he developed his own programs and was seen on numerous guest performances in the entire German-speaking area and regularly on Austrian television.
Stefan Huber made his debut as a director with musical "Linie 1" , followed by classics such as "Anatevka", "Cabaret", "La Cage Aux Folles", "Kiss, me Kate!", "My Fair Lady", "West Side Story", "Evita" , the Swiss premieres of "Grease" and Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Aspects Of Love" , as well as the German-language premieres of "Victor Victoria" and Gershwins "Crazy For You". With high-quality staged revivals of "Anything Goes, "Funny Girl", "Silk Stockings", "Sweet Charity", "Next To Normal" or "Sunset Boulevard" (Da Capo-Musical Award for best director) Stefan Huber becomes one of the leading musical directors in the entire German-speaking area.
Stefan Huber worked for Swiss television for several years. He directed over 30 episodes of the popular sitcom series "Fascht e Familie", "Mannezimmer" and "Fertig Lustig". Huber made a name for himself as a director, play developer and author of new Swiss musicals with the premieres of "Heidi 1" and "Heidi 2", "Die Schweizer-macher", "Gotthelf" and "Io Senza Te". The latter was awarded the Prix Walo for best theater production in 2015. A great success was Huber's new production of Nico Dostal's operetta "Clivia" at the Komische Oper Berlin with Geschwister Pfister, with whom he works repeatedly. The operettas "Roxy und ihr Wunderteam" , "Ball im Savoy" and "Die Rache der Fledermaus" were also created together. The latter two and his direction of Abrahams "Märchen im Grand Hotel" at Staatsoper Hannover were awarded the "Operettenfrosch" by the BR Klassik.
Stefan Huber's staging of the premiere of the transgender musical Coco for the Konzert Theater Bern was invited to the Schweizer Theatertreffen 2019. He also directed various straight plays, including "Tartuffe", "Unter Aufsicht", "Red", "Die Vermummten", "The Odd Couple", "Arsenic and Old Lace" .
As director and writer , Stefan Huber wrote the own creations "Pepper!", "A Day on Abbey Road" and "White - The Album! The Beatles! 1968!" with which he theatrically brought the famous albums of the Fab Four on stage.
With the musician Kai Tietje he wrote and directed the Spoliansky revue "Heute Nacht oder nie" (Verlax Felix Bloch Erben) on behalf of the Komische Oper Berlin.
Stefan Huber lives in Zurich and Berlin.