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Matthias Luckey

Matthias Luckey was born in Hamburg in 1982 and performed at an early age at Staatsoper Hamburg and Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg. From 2005 to 2009 he studied at Hochschule für Schauspielkunt Ernst Busch in Berlin. During this time he also made guest appearances in Büchner's »Dantons Tod« and Musil's »Die Schwärmer« at Deutsches Theater Berlin. After graduating in 2009, he became a permanent ensemble member at Staatsschauspiel Dresden, where he remained until 2017, working with directors such as Stefan Bachmann, Andreas Kriegenburg, Tilmann Köhler, Jan Gehler, Wolfgang Engel, Friederike Heller, Nuran David Calis and Jan Klata. Important roles during this time included Commissioner Escherich in Fallada's »Jeder stirbt für sich allein«, Lars Koch in Schirach's »Terror«, Johann in Erich Kästner's »Drei Männer im Schnee«, the Doctor in Büchner's »Woyzeck« as well as in the world premieres of Ibrahim Amir's »Homohalal«, Peter Richter's »89/90«, Kästner's »Klaus im Schrank« as well as »Mein deutsches deutsches Land« and »Kein Land. August« by Thomas Freyer. He also developed the song recital »Just the two of us« with the pianist Benjamin Rietz. Matthias Luckey made guest appearances at Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus in »Michael Kohlhaas« (director: Matthias Hartmann, 2017) as well as in »Der Kaufmann von Venedig« (director: Roger Vontobel, 2018). In 2018 he played »Last Exit: Hunnenland« (director: Charlotte Sprenger) at Nibelungen Festival in Worms. He also shoots for film and television, most recently as Johann Wolfgang von Goethe in »Männerfreundschaften« directed by Rosa von Praunheim.