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Martina Eitner-Acheampong

Martina Eitner-Acheampong, born in Cottbus in 1960, studied acting at the Hochschule für Schauspielkunst in Rostock from 1981 to 1985. Her studies were followed by engagements at the theatres of Rudolstadt (1989 - 1990), Greifswald (1990 - 1991), Leipzig (1991 - 2000) and Bochum (2000 - 2005). From 2006 she played as a guest in Zurich, Essen, Bochum and Berlin. In theatre she worked under the direction of Konstanze Lauterbach, Armin Petras, Wolfgang Engel, Kazuko Watanabe, Karin Henkel, Matthias Hartmann, Jürgen Kruse, Helge Schneider and Gil Mehmert, among others. She is also regularly active as a director. For her production Ego-Shooter: Generation Peer 2009 in the Centraltheater Leipzig she received the Vontobel Prize and the Audience Prize at the Theatertreffen of German-speaking drama students in Zurich. In film and television she can be seen in movies such as Der goldene Handschuh as well as in various Tatort episodes (directed by Manfred Stelzer, Tim Trageser, Hendrik Handloegten) and series such as Stromberg. Since 1987, parallel to her theatre engagements in Greifswald, Leipzig and Bochum, she has worked as an acting teacher at the Rostock Drama School, the Felix Mendelssohn Bartoldy Academy of Music and Theatre in Leipzig and the Folkwang Academy of the Arts. At Schauspielhaus Bochum, she is staging Three Times Life by Yasmina Reza in the 2020/2021 season.

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