Susanne Sachsse

Susanne Sachsse is a Berlin-based actress and director. She has extensive theater experience and was a member of the Berliner Ensemble where she worked with, among others, Heiner Müller, Einar Schleef and Robert Wilson. In 2001, Sachsse co-founded the art collective CHEAP, with whom she develops performances, installations and club projects. She has worked consistently in theater and film with, among others, the Canadian filmmaker Bruce LaBruce, including starring in his staging of Schönberg's Pierrot Lunaire (2011) and in his award-winning film The Raspberry Reich (2004). She has also worked with the artists Yael Bartana, Phil Collins, Keren Cytter, and Katya Sander. Recently, Sachsse appeared in Norwegian director Vegard Vinge's "John Gabriel Borkman" (Volksbühne/Prater, 2011/2012) and co-curated the the festival "Camp/Anti-Camp" (HAU/Berlin, 2012). At present, she is touring with "Communist Bigamist. Two Love Stories" (HAU/Berlin, Kaserne/Basel, 2012), a play she wrote and directed, and is completing the screenplay for her first film, Serious Ladies, which is inspired by the life and work of Jane Bowles.