Lutz Hübner was born at Heilbronn in 1964. After studying German, philosophy and sociology at Münster University, he trained as an actor at the Saarbrücken Staatliche Hochschule. He then worked as an actor and director in Saarbrücken, Aachen, Neuss and Magdeburg. Since 1996, he has worked as a freelance writer and director. He lives in Berlin. Recent plays include ‘Das Herz eines Boxers’ (Heart of a Boxer) (1996), Creeps (2000), Hotel Paraiso (2004) and Ehrensache (Respect) (2005). In 1998, he won the German Youth Theatre Prize for ‘Heart of a Boxer’.