Ursina Lardi

Ursina Lardi

Born in Samedan, Switzerland in 1970. Has been a member of the Schaubühne ensemble since the 2012/2013 season. She studied acting at the »Ernst Busch« Academy of Dramatic Art in Berlin. Engagements at the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus, the Schauspiel Frankfurt, the Schauspiel Hannover, the Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg, the Berliner Ensemble and the Sophiensaele Berlin. Numerous TV and cinema productions including the award-winning »The White Ribbon« (Direction: Michael Haneke, 2009), »Lore« (Direction: Cate Shortland, 2011), »The Lies of the Victors« (Direction: Christoph Hochhäusler, 2014), »Sag mir nichts« (Direction: Andreas Kleinert, 2016), »Im Nirgendwo« (Direction: Katalin Gödrös, 2016), »Sans Merci« (Direction: Lionel Baier, 2017) and »Der namenlose Tag« (Direction: Volker Schlöndorff, 2017). She received the prize of the Eliette-von-Karajan-Kulturfond in 2006, the Golden Palm in Cannes (2009) and the Golden Globe (2010) for »The White Ribbon« and the Swiss film award as best actress for »Traumland« (Direction: Petra Volpe) in 2014. For »Unter der Haut« she was nominated as Best Actress for the Swiss film award. She was an honorary guest at the Solothurner Filmtage in 2016.


Martha Gräfin von Geschwitz in »Lulu« by Frank Wedekind (Direction: Thomas Ostermeier, 2004) 
Elvira in Turista by Marius von Mayenburg (Direction: Luk Perceval, 2005)
Warwara Michailowna in Sommergäste by Maxim Gorki (Direction: Alvis Hermanis, 2012)
Die gelbe Tapete after Charlotte Perkins Gilman (Direction: Katie Mitchell, 2013)
For the Disconnected Child by Falk Richter (Direction und Choreographie: Falk Richter, 2013)
Birdie Hubbard in The Little Foxes by Lillian Hellman (Direction: Thomas Ostermeier, 2014)
Die Ehe der Maria Braun after Rainer Werner Fassbinder (Direction: Thomas Ostermeier, 2014)
Ödipus der Tyrann after Sophokles/Friedrich Hölderlin (Direction: Romeo Castellucci, 2015)
Compassion. The History of the Machine Gun by Milo Rau, Direction: Milo Rau (2016)
LENIN by Milo Rau & Ensemble, Direction: Milo Rau (World Premiere, 2017)
Champignol inspite of himself by Georges Feydeau, Direction: Herbert Fritsch (2018)
Everywoman by Milo Rau and Ursina Lardi, Direction: Milo Rau (2020)


In this season


by Milo Rau and Ursina Lardi
Director: Milo Rau
World Premiere

Das Philoktet-Syndrom

by Milo Rau
Director: Milo Rau
World Premiere

The Marriage of Maria Braun

After the original by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Direction: Thomas Ostermeier
Stage A