Hermann has been the artistic director of the Landestheater Linz since the 2016/2017 season. The German director has directed over 50 musical theatre productions as well as plays at numerous German theatre houses. He had also worked in Vienna, France and London. Mr Schneider has previously served as artistic director at various theatre houses. Aside from his work in the theatre Mr Schneider is also a recognized opera librettist and lectures at various music schools.