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Jele Brückner

Jele Brückner, born in Stuttgart, played in productions by Einar Schleef and Peter Palitzsch at the Schauspiel Frankfurt already before her studies at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Frankfurt am Main. From 1989 to 1997 she was engaged at the Düsseldorf Schauspielhaus. This engagement was followed by guest engagements at Schauspiel Bonn, Theater Bremen, Théâtre de Vidy-Lausanne and the Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen. From 2000 to 2010 she was a permanent ensemble member at Schauspielhaus Bochum. From 2010 she worked as a freelance artist at the Centraltheater Leipzig, Theater Dortmund, Schauspiel Bonn, Staatstheater Mainz, Stadttheater Klagenfurt, Theater Bregenz, Schauspiel Essen, Staatstheater Darmstadt, as well as at the Festival d'Avignon and the Ruhrtriennale. She has worked with directors such as Johan Simons, Herbert Fritsch, Dusan David Parizek, Karin Henkel, David Bösch, Jorinde Dröse, Werner Schroeter, Dimiter Gotscheff, Herbert König, Elmar Goerden, Matthias Hartmann, Kazuko Watanabe and Konstanze Lauterbach. She has appeared in films and television productions and regularly works as a voiceover artist for radio play productions. Since 2016 she has been a lecturer for acting at the Folkwang University of the Arts. In 2018 she received the Hamburg Theatre Prize Rolf Mares in the category "Outstanding Actress" for her role of Elisabeth in Maria Stuart at the Ernst Deutsch Theater Hamburg. In 2019 she was named Actress of the Year in both the Theater heute critics' survey and the NRW survey of the Welt am Sonntag for her role of Klytemnästra/Agamemnon in Iphigenie at the Schauspielhaus Bochum. Since the 2018/2019 season, Jele Brückner is again a member of the ensemble at the Schauspielhaus Bochum.

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