Michael Lippold
​​(c) Fatih Kurceren

Michael Lippold, born in 1970 in Regensburg, studied acting at the Hochschule der Künste Bern (Switzerland) from 1992 to 1996. His first engagement took him to the Theater Augsburg, where he appeared in the title role in Hamlet, among others. Further engagements took him to the Theater Konstanz, the Schauspielhaus Zürich, from 2002 to 2005 to the Münchner Volkstheater under Christian Stückl, and from 2005 to 2010 he was a member of the ensemble at the Schauspielhaus Bochum (Directorship Elmar Goerden), followed by guest appearances at the Ruhrtriennale. He has worked with directors such as Elmar Goerden, Jorinde Dröse, Christian Stückl, Armin Holz, Wilfried Minks, Kristo Šagor, Anna Bergmann and Johan Simons. In 2008 he was nominated several times as Young Actor of the Year NRW for the title role in Genannt Gospodin by Philipp Löhle (directed by Kristo Šagor). Since 2010 he has mainly worked as a director and author and was invited to festivals in Germany and abroad with productions and nominated for the Cologne Theatre Prize 2013. In the Rottstr 5 Theater he still plays the solo evening Traum eines lächerlichen Menschen nach Fjodor M. Dostojewski, which premiered in 2006 at the Schauspielhaus Bochum. Since the 2018/2019 season Michael Lippold is again a member of Schauspielhaus Bochum.

Current roles:

Past roles:

antigone. ein requiem / Die Politiker: Jing Xiang, Michael Lippold (v. li.)

© Birgit Hupfeld


Die Hermannsschlacht – allerdings mit anderem Text und auch anderer Melodie: Klaus Beckmann, Michael Lippold (v. li.)
© Birgit Hupfeld

Anna Drexler, Michael Lippold (v. li.)
© Matthias Horn

Das Gespenst der Normalität: Michael Lippold, Dominik Dos-Reis (from left)
© Michael Saup

Kinder der Sonne: Guy Clemens, Michael Lippold (from left)
© Matthias Horn