Porträt Taner Şahintürk


Taner Şahintürk was born in Castrop-Rauxel in 1978 and played for Schalke 04 as a young athlete aiming to become a professional footballer. After completing an undergraduate programme in German studies, he transferred to the State University of Music and the Performing Arts Stuttgart and studied acting. His first position in an ensemble took him to the Nationaltheater Mannheim where he appeared in productions directed by Calixto Bieito, Burkhard Kosminski and Simon Solberg. In 2011 he became a member of the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus ensemble and acted in plays such as Der Prozess, Kasimir und Karoline and Wie es euch gefällt. Taner Şahintürk has also appeared in film and television productions, including Der Kuaför aus der Keupstraße and Kleo. Taner Şahintürk has been a member of the Gorki ensemble since the 2013/2014 season, where he works with directors including Yael Ronen, Sebastian Baumgarten, Nurkan Erpulat, Sebastian Nübling, Oliver Frljić, Hakan Savaş Mican and Falk Richter. He appeared in GET DEUTSCH OR DIE TRYIN', written by Necati Öziri and directed by Sebastian Nübling, which was invited to the Heidelberger Stückemarkt in 2018. He also appeared in IN MY ROOM directed by Falk Richter, which was selected by the 45. Mülheimer Theatertage festival as 2020’s play of the year.

Operation Mindfuck


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Die juristische Unschärfe einer Ehe

Der Untergang der Nibelungen – The Beauty Of Revenge

Wir Zöpfe

Das Kohlhaas-Prinzip

Der Kirschgarten

Der Russe ist einer, der Birken liebt

Die Übergangsgesellschaft

Angst essen Seele auf

Auction of Souls

Love it or leave it!


Prosa der Verhältnisse #1

The Man who shot Liberty Valance



Glaube Liebe Hoffnung

Yes but No

The Sequel

Anna Karenina oder Arme Leute

In My Room

Berlin Oranienplatz

Stream: Berlin Oranienplatz

Stream: In My Room

museum of small things

Berlin Kleistpark


Operation Mindfuck

Blue Monkey, Dirty Money (AT)