Laurenz Laufenberg

Laurenz Laufenberg

Born in Cologne in 1990. Has been a member of the Schaubühne ensemble since the 2014/15 season. From 2009 to 2013 he studied acting at the Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna. First roles at the Theater in der Josefstadt Wien in »Spring Awakening« by Frank Wedekind (Direction: Stephanie Mohr, 2010) and at the Körber Studio Junge Regie Hamburg in »In euren Augen« by Jens Bluhm (Direction: Jens Bluhm, 2011). In 2012 he took part at the Werkstatttage of the Burgtheater Wien (Direction: Helene Vogel/Alexander Wiegold, 2012). From 2013 to 2014 he was a member of the ensemble at the Schauspielhaus Graz where he appeared, among others, in »Thalerhof« by Andrzej Stasiuk (Direction: Anna Badora, 2013), »Orphans« by Dennis Kelly (Direction: Lina Hölscher, 2013), »Woodcutters« by Thomas Bernhard (Direction: Krystian Lupa, 2013), »Das Ballhaus, Le Bal« by Júlia Róbert and Viktor Bodó (Direction: Viktor Bodó, 2014) and »Ivanov« by Anton Chekhov (Direction: Jan Jochymski, 2014). Participation in the short film »Liebemacht« (Direction: Dieter Brenner, 2013) as well as in several radio productions for the ORF and Deutschlandradio Kultur.


The Forbidden Zone by Duncan Macmillan (Direction: Katie Mitchell, 2014)
Richard III by William Shakespeare (Direction: Thomas Ostermeier, 2015)
Stück Plastik by Marius von Mayenburg (Direction: Marius von Mayenburg, World Premiere 2015)
thisisitgirl An evening about women and issues and women's issues for women and men, Realisation: Patrick Wengenroth (2015)
Beware of Pity by Stefan Zweig (Direction: Simon McBurney, 2015)
Wallenstein by Friedrich Schiller (Direction: Michael Thalheimer, 2016)
Professor Bernhardi by Arthur Schnitzler,Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (2016)
Im Herzen der Gewalt by Édouard Louis, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (2018)
Italian Night by Ödön von Horváth, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (2018)
abgrund by Maja Zade, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (World Premiere, 2019)
Youth Without God by Ödön von Horváth, Direction: Thomas Ostermeier (2019)


In this season


by Maja Zade
Direction: Thomas Ostermeier
World Premiere

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

Youth without God

by Ödön von Horváth
directed by: Thomas Ostermeier

Michael Kohlhaas

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

Professor Bernhardi

by Arthur Schnitzler
Version by Thomas Ostermeier and Florian Borchmeyer
Direction: Thomas Ostermeier

Richard III.

by William Shakespeare
Direction: Thomas Ostermeier

Beware of Pity

by Stefan Zweig
In a version by Simon McBurney, James Yeatman, Maja Zade and the ensemble
Direction: Simon McBurney