Holger Schober was born 1976 in Graz. He studied acting at the Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna and subsequently began his training in cultural management. Holger Schober is an author, actor, and director. He has been writing plays and screenplays since 1997. In 2000, he co-founded, with Dana Csapo, the Theater Kinetis, and starting in 2005, they both became part of the artistic directors’ team of the Theater an der Gumpendorfer Straße in Vienna. Between 2009 and 2011, Schober managed and directed the theatre for young audiences at the Landestheater Linz.
In 2006, his play Hikikomori earned him a nomination for the German Youth Theater Award (Deutscher Jugendtheaterpreis). Clyde and Bonnie was awarded the Austrian Youth Theatre Prize Stella in 2009. In 2010, Holger Schober received the runner-up award of the Dutch-German children’s and youth theatre festival, Kaas & Kappes, for his play Heimat.com.