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)
Undine geht after Ingeborg Bachmann, Director: Christina Deinsberger (2022)
Die Möwe (The Seagull) by Anton Chekhov, Director: Thomas Ostermeier (2023)


In this season

The Seagull

by Anton Chekhov
In a version by the ensemble using the translation by Ulrike Zemme
Director: Thomas Ostermeier
Stage B

An Enemy of the People

by Henrik Ibsen
In a version by Thomas Ostermeier and Florian Borchmeyer
Director: Thomas Ostermeier
Stage A

History of Violence

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

Michael Kohlhaas

by Heinrich von Kleist
In a version by Simon McBurney, Annabel Arden, Maja Zade and the ensemble
Director: Simon McBurney and Annabel Arden
Stage B


by Maja Zade
Director: Thomas Ostermeier
World Premiere
Stage A

Undine geht

after Ingeborg Bachmann

In a version by Marcus Peter Tesch and team
Director: Christina Deinsberger