Isabelle Redfern

Isabelle Redfern

Born in Munich in 1976. Studied acting and music at Musikhochschule Hannover and Universität der Künste Berlin. Engagements at Burgtheater in Wien (»Geächtet« by Ayad Akhter, Direction: Tina Lanik, 2016, awarded the Nestroy-Theaterpreis 2017), Münchner Kammerspiele (»Mittelreich« after the novel by Josef Bierbichler, Direction: Anta Helena Recke, 2017, invited to Theatertreffen 2018, awarded the ITI Preis 2019) and Thalia Theater (»POEtry« by Robert Wilson and Lou Reed, Direction: Robert Wilson, 1999), as well as Schauspielhaus Hamburg, Staatstheater Hannover and Residenztheater München, among others. In cinema and television, she could be seen in »Schoßgebete« (Direction: Sönke Wortmann, 2013), the television film »Papa und die Braut aus Kuba« (Direction: Thorsten Schmidt, 2015), »Letzte Spur Berlin« and »Ein Fall für Zwei« (Direction: Thomas Nennstiel, 2017/18). Besides her activity as actress she is a mezzo-soprano, as chorister at Bayreuther Festspiele 2010/11, for »Tristan und Isolde« (Prater/Volksbühne, Direction: Franziska Kronfoth, 2009), and »Morgen früh, wenn Gott will … Britten, Opus 41« (Sophiensaele, 2014), as well as »Brehms Frauenleben, Schumann Op.42« (Ballhaus Naunynstraße 2013) directed by herself, together with her ensemble MamaNoSing.

Schaubühne

Big in Bombay by Constanza Macras (Direction and Choreography: Constanza Macras, 2005)

Nora by Henrik Ibsen, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (2002, Umbesetzung 2006)

abgrund by Maja Zade, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (World Premiere, 2019)
Orlando by Virginia Woolf, Direction: Katie Mitchell (2019)
Rückkehr nach Reims after Didier Eribon, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (Resumption in new version, 2020)
ödipus by Maja Zade, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (World Premiere, 2021)

 

In this season

abgrund

by Maja Zade
Direction: Thomas Ostermeier
World Premiere

ödipus

by Maja Zade
Direction: Thomas Ostermeier
World Premiere
Stage A

Orlando

by Virginia Woolf
Direction: Katie Mitchell
Stage A

Returning to Reims

based on the novel »Retour à Reims« by Didier Eribon
German translation by Tobias Haberkorn
Resumption (new version of »Returning to Reims«)
Direction: Thomas Ostermeier
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