Renato Schuch

Renato Schuch

Born in São Paulo (Brazil) in 1980, grew up in Münster (Germany). Has been a member of the Schaubühne ensemble since 2015. Studied acting at the Academy of Music and Theatre, Hamburg. Guest engagements at the Thalia Theater and at the Schauspielhaus Hamburg where he worked with directors Jette Steckel, Andreas Kriegenburg and Daniel Wahl, among others. From 2009 to 2013 he was member of the ensemble at the Schauspiel Köln, where he appeared as Mackie Messer in Brecht/Weills »Threepenny Opera«, as Achilles in »Iphigenia« by Euripides (Direction: Karin Henkel, 2011), in »The Waves« after Virginia Woolf (Direction: Katie Mitchell, 2011), in »Night Train« after Friederike Mayröcker (Direction: Katie Mitchell, 2012, invitation to the Theatertreffen Berlin 2013) and in »The Last Ones« by Maxim Gorki (Direction: Sebastian Nübling, 2013). In 2008 he received the Rolf Mares Prize for his role in »The Dreamers« (Direction: Daniel Wahl). He starred in the Netflix-series »Dogs of Berlin« and has appeared in several film productions, e. g. in the literary adaptation »The Black Brothers« (2012/13) and in »Dora or The Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents« (2015), as well as in the crime series »Soko Köln«, »Tatort«, »Barcelona Krimi« and »Mord mit Aussicht« (»Murder with a View«). In 2020 he was honoured as Best Actor for his role in the film »Label me« at the Big Shorts Awards in Berlin.


Hovstad in An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen (Direction: Thomas Ostermeier, 2012)
Eric in Bella Figura by Yasmina Reza (Direction: Thomas Ostermeier, World Premiere 2015)
Ophelia's Room with texts by Alice Birch, Direction: Katie Mitchell (2015)
≈ [approximately equal] by Jonas Hassen Khemiri, Direction: Mina Salehpour (2016)
Shadow (Eurydice Speaks) by Elfriede Jelinek (Direction: Katie Mitchell, 2016)
The Imaginary Invalid by Molière, Direction: Michael Thalheimer (2017) 
Dead Dog at Dry Cleaners: the Strong by Angélica Liddell, Direction: Angélica Liddell (2017)
Returning to Reims after Didier Eribon, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (2017)
Im Herzen der Gewalt by Édouard Louis, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (2018)
Michael Kohlhaas by Heinrich von Kleist, Direction
: Simon McBurney (2020)
ödipus by Maja Zade, Direction Thomas Ostermeier (World Premiere, 2021)


In this season

An Enemy of the People

by Henrik Ibsen
Direction: Thomas Ostermeier

History of Violence

by Édouard Louis
in a version by Thomas Ostermeier, Florian Borchmeyer and Édouard Louis
Direction: Thomas Ostermeier
German Premiere
Stage B

Michael Kohlhaas

by Heinrich von Kleist
Direction: Simon McBurney and Annabel Arden
Stage B


by Maja Zade
Direction: Thomas Ostermeier
World Premiere
Stage A