Antú Romero Nunes, born in Tübingen in 1983, is Portuguese and Chilean. He made his first theatre experiences at the Theater Lindenhof. In Chile he worked as an assistant director for theatre and film. In 2009, he completed his directing studies at the Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts in Berlin. His diploma production 'Der Geisterseher' after Schiller was invited to the festival Radikal jung in 2010.
From 2010 to 2013 Romero Nunes was in-house director at the Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin. His production of 'The Robbers' was awarded the Friedrich Luft Prize. In 2014, he made his debut as an opera director at the Bavarian State Opera. Further opera work followed at the Komische Oper Berlin and the Grand Théatre de Genéve. With 'Don Giovanni. Letzte Party' after Mozart/da Ponte, he was invited to the Festival d'Avignon, and in 2018 to the Berlin Theatertreffen with 'Die Odyssee - Eine Irrfahrt nach Homer'.
His plays have been seen at numerous international festivals, including China, Chile, Mexico and France. From 2014 to 2019, Antú Romero Nunes was in-house director at the Thalia Theater. He has staged regularly at Schauspiel Frankfurt, Berliner Ensemble, Schauspielhaus Zürich and Burgtheater in Vienna, among others.
He has been co-director of drama at Theater Basel since 2020. His Basel production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' was invited to the Berlin Theatertreffen 2023.