Werner Fritsch is the author of numerous award-winning theatre and radio plays, a highly acclaimed novel and the writer and director of three experimental films. His cutting-edge work, moving between different media, has received widespread acclaim in Germany and he has been awarded numerous prestigious scholarships and prizes, including Best German Audio Book for "Enigma Emmy Goering" (2009). The German national magazine "Der Spiegel" calls him "Germany's boldest poet." Fritsch has travelled to New Zealand twice to work with Free Theatre to adapt his provocative works for a local audience: Hereafter (2012), Faust Chroma (2008/2009), Enigma Emmy Goering (2008), Nico, Sphinx of Ice (2008). New collaborations are currently in development.