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Jele Brückner

Jele Brückner was born in Stuttgart. She studied acting at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Frankfurt am Main from 1986 to 1989. She acted in productions by Einar Schleef and Peter Palitzsch at Schauspiel Frankfurt and subsequently took up her first permanent engagement at Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus, where she worked with Werner Schroeter and Wilfried Minks, among others. From 2000 to 2010 she was a member of the Schauspielhaus Bochum ensemble and worked with Karin Henkel, Jorinde Dröse, David Bösch, Frank Abt, Matthias Hartmann and Elmar Goerden, among others. Afterwards she worked as a freelancer in Leipzig, Hamburg, Dortmund, Essen, Klagenfurt, Mainz, Bonn (Katrine Stockmann in Ein Volksfeind, directed by Lukas Langhoff, invited to the Berliner Theatertreffen 2012), at the Festival d'Avignon and at the Ruhrtriennale. She appears in films and television productions and regularly works as a speaker for radio drama productions. Since 2016 she has been a lecturer at Folkwang Universität der Künste. Since the 2018/2019 season, Jele Brückner is a member of the ensemble of Schauspielhaus Bochum again.

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