André Meyer (actor) - André Meyer (Schauspieler)

André Meyer (born October 26, 1972 in Hamburg ) is a German actor . From 2009 to 2016 he was an actor in the castle .

life and work

Meyer completed his acting training from 1996 to 2000 at the Berlin University of the Arts . During his studies he already played in the Berlin bat studio theater, in the Theater in der Fabrik (TIF) of the Staatsschauspiel Dresden , at the Volksbühne on Rosa-Luxemberg-Platz , at the Schaubühne on Lehniner Platz and at the Maxim-Gorki-Theater . From 2000 to 2005 he was a member of the ensemble at the Schauspielhaus Bochum under Matthias Hartmann's direction . Here he played the Mocca in Helge Schneider's Mendy - das Wusical (2003), the Benvolio in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet (director: David Bösch , 2004) as well as in Zuckmayer's Hauptmann von Köpenick (director: Matthias Hartmann, 2004). Hartmann also engaged Meyer in 2005 at the Schauspielhaus Zürich , where he worked with directors such as Matthias Fontheim , Niklaus Helbling , Sandra Strunz , Peter Zadek and Jan Stephan Schmieding ,among others.

At the Salzburg Festival in 2007 he made a guest appearance in a coproduction with the Schauspielhaus Zürich as Schnauz and Wand in Shakespeare's Midsummer Night 's Dream . In autumn 2009 he followed Hartmann to the Burgtheater in Vienna , of which he was a member until 2016. Here he played his way across the classical repertoire - from Shakespeare (Rodrigo in Othello , Fabian in Was Ihr wollt and Benvolio) to Schiller , Hebbel and Jules Verne to Brecht and Camus . But he also appears in works by Nestroy and Schnitzler with Viennese connotationsplays with passion in children's plays and fairy tales (such as The Wizard of Oz or The Snow Queen ) and takes on tasks in contemporary dramas, such as in Dea Loher's Adam Geist .

Meyer has been a permanent member of the ensemble at the Schauspiel Frankfurt since the 2017/2018 season under the direction of Anselm Weber.

In addition to some theater recordings ( Mendy from Bochum, Lumpazivagabundus and Was ihr wollt from the castle), Meyer was and can be seen in film and television, for example in the films learning to lie down , - The Moving Woman , The Wanker and From the Deep des Raum , in the TV series SK Kölsch , Die Sitte , and in Tatort: ​​Protégés . He also took on roles in the short films Der Zufall und das Ende by Christian Theede (2000) and On the Line by Reto Caffi (2007).


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