Florian Reiners - Florian Reiners

Florian Reiners (born August 30, 1972 in Einbeck ) is a German actor and university professor of speech formation .


Florian Reiners grew up as the fourth of five children in a farming family in Lüthorst, Lower Saxony . At the age of 13 he stood in front of a camera for the first time in the program “Talentschuppen Berlin I”. In the late 1980s he appeared regularly in the midnight shows at the Schmidt Theater in Hamburg . After graduating from high school, he studied acting at the Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna and at the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy University of Music and Theater in Leipzig . His theater engagements took him to the Schauspielhaus Leipzig , Stadttheater Augsburg , Schlosstheater Celle andSchlossparktheater Berlin , as well as to the Bad Hersfeld Festival and the Cologne Opera . In various classics he played Amphitryon (Kleist) , Tellheim (Lessing) , Macbeth and Lysander (Shakespeare); in comedies and musicals he interpreted Clifford Bradshaw in " Cabaret ", Yves Montand in "Piaf" and Dr. Otto Siedler in " In the White Horse Inn ". He worked with Konstanze Lauterbach , Michael Sturminger and Carlus Padrissa ( La Fura dels Baus ) , among others .

In the mid-1990s he played his first continuous television role in the 13-part ZDF family series “Vier wie Wir” and has since been seen regularly in film and television productions. He starred in the short films "The Kissing of Frogs" (director: Katharina Schöde ), "Geier" (director: Adam Zimny, premiere at the Hof International Film Festival ) and in " The Ground Under Your Feet ", director: Marie Kreutzer , world premiere the 69th Berlin International Film Festival . His work as a speaker includes staged readings and text performances, among others with Per Olov Enquist and Juli Zeh, as well as the world premiere of the music theater project "Osiris - talking with the dead" (Director: Brian Michaels , world premiere at the Munich Biennale 2008).

In addition, he has been teaching speech training and speech formation since 2006, including teaching assignments in the acting department of the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen and at the Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna.

In September 2016 he was appointed professor for speech formation at the Max Reinhardt Seminar at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna .

Florian Reiners works freelance for theater and television and lives in Vienna and Hamburg .

Television (selection)

Theater (selection)

  • 1998–2000: " The Robbers ", director: Konstanze Lauterbach ( Schauspielhaus Leipzig )
  • 1998–2000: "Das Ballhaus", director: Peter Kastenmüller (Schauspielhaus Leipzig)
  • 2000–2002: " Minna von Barnhelm ", director: Ulrich Greiff (Schlosstheater Celle)
  • 2000–2002: "Liebelei", director: Imo Moszkowicz (Schlosstheater Celle)
  • 2000–2002: " Cabaret ", Director: Peter Lotschak (Schlosstheater Celle)
  • 2002: " Stories from the Vienna Woods ", director: Michael Sturminger ( Sommerspiele Perchtoldsdorf )
  • 2003–2004: "The Firebird", director: Holger Seits (Stadttheater Augsburg)
  • 2003: "Prince of Homburg", director: Holger Berg (53rd Bad Hersfeld Festival )
  • 2004: " Midsummer Night's Dream ", director: Peter Lotschak (54th Bad Hersfeld Festival)
  • 2005: " Amphitryon ", director: Peter Lotschak (55th Bad Hersfeld Festival)
  • 2006–2007: "Amphitryon", director: Hanfried Schüttler (Theater der Keller Cologne)
  • 2008: " Osiris ", director: Brian Michaels (Pinakothek Munich)
  • 2009: "The 39 Steps", director: Horst Johanning (Contra Kreis Bonn)
  • 2011: " What you want ", director: Johannes Klaus (Gandersheim Cathedral Festival)
  • 2012: " Man does what man can ", director: Petra Luisa Meyer ( Schlossparktheater Berlin )
  • 2013: "Blossom Dreams", director: René Heinersdorff (Theater an der Kö Düsseldorf)
  • 2014: "Speakers Corner", director: Nina-Marie Knohl (Junge Akademie Berlin)
  • 2015: „Cantus de Sirena“, Directed by: Carlus Padrissa / La Fura dels Baus ( Oper Köln )
  • 2019: "Street Scene"/ Kurt Weill Regie: John Fulljames/ Lucy Bradley [teatro real/ co Production Opera Monte Carlo and Oper Köln]