Magdalena Weingut read Theatre Studies in Munich. After her formative years at the Landestheater Niederbayern in Passau, the Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern, the Regensburg Theatre and the State Opera Munich, she was engaged as Assistant Director in Regensburg in 2007. In 2010 and 2011 she worked as guest Assistant Director for Bellini’s “Il pirata” and Rossini’s “L’equivoco stravagante” at the Opera St. Moritz in Riehen, Switzerland. She was Assistant Director for Opera at the State Theatre of Wiesbaden from 2012 to 2016, where she has worked on “Die Frau ohne Schatten”, “Candide”, “Orfeo ed Euridice”, the operatic double bill “The Human Voice” (“La Voix Humaine”) / “Bluebeard’s Castle”, as well as restaging “Il barbiere di Siviglia”, "Der fliegende Holländer" and “Lohengrin”. She also re-staged "Elektra" with Catherine Foster in the title role, and worked at the 2016 and 2017 Bayreuth Festival with Uwe Eric Laufenberg on his new production "Parsifal".