Oscar Olivo was born in New York in 1981 and obtained an acting degree from Columbia University in 2003 and a degree in puppetry from the Ernst Busch Academy of the Dramatic Arts in 2008. Ever since, he has appeared as an actor and puppeteer in various productions at the National Theatre Mannheim, the Graz Theatre and the State Theatre Stuttgart, among others. He counts his collaborations with Tom Kühnel, Jörn Hintzer, Jakob Hübner, Hans-Werner Kroesinger and Christian Weise among the artistic highlights of his career. Since the 2009/10 season he has been an ensemble member of the Hanover Theatre, where he also performs his autobiographical solo evenings, among other productions.
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