Michaela Dicu works across all genres as a production manager and director and on the implementation of participatory projects. During her studies in Applied Theatre Studies at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen, she assisted at the State Operas of Hamburg and Stuttgart. After graduating, she worked as an assistant director at the Stuttgart State Opera. After further stations at the Nationaltheater Weimar and the Musiktheater im Revier Gelsenkirchen, where she worked on R. Strauss' "Ariadne auf Naxos", among others, she directed Yasmina Reza's "Kunst" and Richard O'Brien's "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" at the Deutsches Theater in Göttingen, the play development "Teil dich oder ich fress dich" at the Theater der Jungen Welt in Leipzig and Gordon Kampe's children's opera "Kannst du pfeifen, Johanna?" at the Theater Augsburg. As project manager, she was responsible for the realisation and scenic realisation of the urban performance "24h Osterode" as part of TRAFO - Models for Culture in Change, a programme of the German Federal Cultural Foundation. Other productions include Verdi's "Otello" at the Augsburg Theatre, Eggert's "Teufels Küche" at the Musiktheater im Revier Gelsenkirchen, "Er ist wieder da" after Timur Vermes at the Junge Theater Göttingen and "The Blues Brothers" at the Stadttheater Bremerhaven. As part of the Clara Schumann anniversary year, she staged the world premiere of "Mädchenmonstermusik - Clara Schumann Wunderkind" at the Theater der Jungen Welt in Leipzig as well as "Wenn die Nacht am tiefsten ist..." at the Theater Hagen and Kreisler's "Lola Blau" at the Mittelsächsisches Theater in Freiberg.
Since the 2020/21 season, Michaela Dicu has been the artistic production director of the UFO project at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein. Since September 2022 she has been the director of the Junge Oper and is also responsible for the libretto and direction of the world premiere of "Das Kind und das Ding" this season.https://www.michaeladicu.de