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  • speaker
Born 1983 in Düsseldorf (35 Years)

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About Benjamin-Lew Klon

Born 1983 in Düsseldorf, Germany. He began acting as a child at the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus. He worked from 1991 until 1998 with the following directors: W. Minks, W. Schroeter, J. Lux, F.-X. Kroetz, D. Altenbeck (lead as “John” in “Das Kryptogram” by David Mamet).
From 2002 on he studied media and cultural studies (MA) at the Heinrich Heine University, made short films and founded the first film festival in Düsseldorf. After finishing his bachelor thesis on Wong Kar-Wai and Gilles Deleuze in 2006 he went to New York City and worked as a production assistent for the feature film “Funny Games U.S.” by Michael Haneke and a year later for “My Blueberry Nights” by Wong Kar-Wai.
From 2008-2010 he studied theatre direction at the Academy of Performing Arts Baden-Wuerttemberg in Ludwigsburg, Germany where Luk Perceval was responsible for the actors and directors training. Since 2010 he studied acting for stage and camera there. During this year he made an internship at Robert Wilson’s “Káťa Kabanová” in Prague, Czech Republic he went to Vienna, Austria to play a part in the production “Der Jäger Gracchus” an adaptation of Kafkas short story and in the contemporary opera “Flaschenpost” by Georges Aperghis, both directed by Helga Utz.
As a theatre director he created a performance at the State Gallery Stuttgart to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the futurist manifesto. He created the short film “Reduktion 22” and the piece “Deine Hoffnungen mein Herz wie Furien” after “Kabale und Liebe” by Friedrich Schiller. He also created a performance for the state theatre Stuttgart to commemorate the tragical and cryptical death of Pier Paolo Pasolini. As an actor he participated in various short films and plays at the academy in Ludwigsburg. Most influencial for his development where the workshops of Luk Perceval, Hilde Stark, Ted Stoffer and Gennadij Bogdanov. He is part of two independent theatre groups: “Wunschmaschinen" and "Shane Drinion”. Benjamin-Lew Klon is a guest actor at the Thalia Theater in Hamburg since 2012. He speaks German, English and Polish fluently.

Training

Year 
2010 to 2013Akademie für Darstellende Kunst Baden-Württemberg (Schauspiel für Theater und Film)
2008 to 2010Akademie für Darstellende Kunst Baden-Württemberg (Theaterregie)

Awards

YearAward
2014FRONT - IM WESTEN NICHTS NEUES eingeladen zum Festival Perspectives in Saarbrücken
2014FRONT - IM WESTEN NICHTS NEUES Eingeladen von Bundespräsident J. Gauck, Schloss Bellevue
2014FRONT - IM WESTEN NICHTS NEUES eröffnet die Autorentheatertage am Deutschen Theater Berlin
2014FRONT - IM WESTEN NICHTS NEUES Eingeladen zum Edinburgh International Festival
2013DIE BRÜDER KARAMASOW Eingeladen zum Baltic House Festival St. Petersburg
2013JEDER STIRBT FÜR SICH ALLEIN Eingeladen zum Dodin Festival, St. Petersburg
2013JEDER STIRBT FÜR SICH ALLEIN Eingeladen zum Berliner Theatertreffen 2013

Projects as actor

YearTitleGenreDirectorRole
2018Tanken - mehr als SuperTV Series, ZDFneo [de]MultipleSanitäter [SRE]
2017Sarah Kohr - Mord im alten LandTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Marcus O. RosenmüllerJakub Romanowski; [BP]
2016Dri ChinisiShort Feature FilmVictor BuzalkaÖ [L]
2015Die Akte GeneralTV Movie, ARD [de], BR [de], Degeto [de], SR [de], SWR [de] Stephan WagnerMossad Man [BP]
2014CulpableFeature Film Gerd SchneiderSacha Scherer [BP]
2014AnywaysShort Feature FilmAnnika PinskeTechnischer Leiter [SR]
2013Sechs auf einen Streich - Der Teufel mit den drei goldenen HaarenTV-Movie (Series), SWR [de]Maria von HelandNestor [SR]
2013Let's goTV Movie, BR [de], Degeto [de], WDR [de]Michael VerhoevenOnkel Myloch [SR]
2012Zeit der HeldenTV Series, arte, SWR [de] Kai WesselHotelchef [BP]
2012Robin HoodFeature Film Martin SchreierHolger Kanter [SR]
2011Abgekühlt (Bewrbungsfilm)Short Feature Film Tobias DietzHerr Schaller [L]
2011ValentinstagShort Feature Film Christine LüdgeRobert [L]
2011IrrenShort Feature FilmChristoph HertelAlter Bekannter [L]
2011Milchschnitte - HungerSpec CommercialKathrin KuhnertThorsten [L]
2010The ClockShort Feature FilmMax NeumannFrank [L]
2010KuckuckskinderShort Feature FilmBarbara OttUrs [L]

Theatre engagements

YearProduction nameRoleDirectorTheatre
2017Infinite NowStanislaus KatczinskyLuk PercevalNTMannheim, Opern: Gent, Antwerpen, Paris
2017OblomowIlja Iljitsch Oblomow [HR]Saskia Kaufmann und Raban WittKampnagel Hamburg
2016 - 2017Zeit der KannibalenFrank Öllers [HR]Janet StornowskiTheaterhaus Stuttgart
2016Herzzentrum IX - Ungläubiges Staunen von und mit NSprecherChristina Bellingen, Carl Hegemann, Navid KermaniThalia Theater Hamburg
2016Not I"I"Margarita Mladenova und Ivan DobchevISO Theatre künstlerische Residenz am Sfumato Thea
2014 - 2016FRONT - Im Westen nichts NeuesMüllerLuk PercevalThalia Theater Hamburg
2015Lange Nacht der Weltreligionen: Religion und GewalSprecherJulia JostThalia Theater Hamburg
2015Garp und wie er die Welt sahT.S. Garp [HR]Michael BogdanovAltonaer Theater Hamburg
2014Fritz HaberFritz Haber [HR]Anja KerschkewiczThalia Theater Hamburg
2014Rasende ReporterEgon Erwin Kisch [HR]Anton KrauseThalia Theater Hamburg
2013Constant Bliss in Every Atom IICageSebastian LangTheaterdiscounter Berlin
2013AbwesenPerformerSebastian LangTheaterdiscounter Berlin
2013Die Brüder KaramasowMme. Chochlakowa, u.a.Luk PercevalThalia Theater Hamburg
2013Jeder stirbt für sich alleinOberpostsekretär MillekLuk PercevalThalia Theater Hamburg

Basic data

Height171 cm
Weight74 kg - 163 lb.
Body typeaverage
Clothing size48
Ethnic appearanceEast European, White Central European
Hair colourbrown
Hair lengthalmost bald head
Eye colourbrown
NationalityGerman
LanguagesEnglish (Fluent), French (Basic knowledge), German (Native speaker), Hebrew (Basic knowledge), Latin (Basic knowledge), Polish (Fluent)
DialectsBavarian, Hamburgisch, Rheinisch
Voice typeTenor
SingingClassic (Basic knowledge)
Instrumentsclarinet (Good)
Skills (dance)Butoh (Basic knowledge)
Skills (sports)aikido (Good), badminton (Good), horseback riding (Good), wrestling (Good)
LicencesB (car) [eu]
Immediate working areaHamburg
1st residence (federal state)Hamburg
Accommodation possibilitiesBerlin, Cologne, Munich