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Martin Horn

Martin Horn, born in 1962 in Lippstadt, studied acting at the Folkwang Universität der Künste in Essen from 1984 to 1987. He studied German, theology and philosophy and trained as a Zen therapist. His first engagements took him to Düsseldorf, Bremen and Hanover before he was engaged at the Theater Basel under Frank Baumbauer from 1990 to 1993 and subsequently at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg until 1997. He has appeared at the Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz in Berlin, the Schauspielhaus in Zurich, the Salzburg Festival and the Ruhrtriennale. He has been a member of the Schauspielhaus Bochum ensemble since 2000. He has worked with directors such as Christoph Marthaler, Christof Nel, Werner Schroeter, Andreas Kriegenburg, Matthias Hartmann, Wilfried Minks, Dieter Giesing, Frank Castorf, Stefan Bachmann, Falk Richter, Anselm Weber and Roger Vontobel. He also took part in numerous film and television productions. Martin Horn is co-founder of the Jackson-Pollock-Bar – Theorieunternehmen für kunsttheoretische Diskurse, with which he was invited to numerous international art festivals (Documenta X, Venice Biennale, PS 1 New York, among others).

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