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Friedrich Witte

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Friedrich Witte was born in Solingen in 1979. From 2001 to 2005 he trained as an actor at the Folkwang Universität der Künste in Bochum. In his first theatre engagement at Schauspielhaus Bochum he played in »The Jungle Book« and in the comedy »One does not play with love« by Alfred de Musset. At Wuppertaler Bühnen he appeared on stage in the 2004/05 season in »Eldorado« by Marius von Mayenburg and in Brecht's »The Caucasian Chalk Circle«. From 2005 to 2011 he was engaged at Theater Osnabrück. There he played, among others, the journeyman in »Andorra«, Ladislaus in »Operetta« by Witold Gombrowicz, Marc Antony in »Julius Caesar« and in the world premieres »zu jung zu alt zu deutsch« by Dirk Laucke, »Café Haertel« by Juliane Kann and »Friday Night« by Oliver Bukowski. In 2011 he appeared in the title role of the stage version of Thomas Mann's novel »Bekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull« in the theatre tour of Konzertdirektion Landgraf and played the title role in »Cyrano de Bergerac« at Landestheater Schleswig. Friedrich Witte has been a regular guest at Theater und Orchester Heidelberg since 2012 and has been a permanent ensemble member since 2019/20. Important roles in Heidelberg included the title roles in »Ödipus« and »Fabian«.

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