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Thomas Anzenhofer

Thomas Anzenhofer was born in 1959, and studied acting at Berlin’s Hochschule der Künste from 1980 to 1984. He then worked with various ensembles, including Schauspiel Frankfurt, Berlin’s Schillertheater, Munich’s Residenztheater, and Berliner Ensemble, and as of 1986 has been a frequent guest at Schauspielhaus Bochum, most recently as a singer and actor in self-conceived musical productions. “A Tribute to Johnny Cash”, “Well, You‘re my Friend”, and “Heimat ist auch keine Lösung”. He has worked with directors such as Heiner Müller, Martin Wuttke, Valentin Jeker, Frank-Patrick Steckel, Andrea Breth, B.K. Tragelehn, Klaus Emmerich and Armin Petras. In addition, he is well-known from numerous productions for television programs (“Tatort”, “Ein Fall für zwei”, “Der Clown” etc.), film, and radio. For some time now, he has been working with literature in the form of readings, often together with musicians (Fumiko Shiraga, Chris Hopkins, Marco de Almeida, Thomas Günther). Recent performances include appearances at the Festival der deutschen Sprache in Bad Lauchstätt and in Bochum, Hannover, Zürich and Bolzano.