Porträt Taner Şahintürk


Taner Şahintürk was born in Castrop-Rauxel in 1978 and played football for Schalke 04 as an emerging talent, planning to become a professional athlete. After studying German philology, however, he applied at the State Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Stuttgart and began to study acting. His first permanent engagement took him to the National Theatre Mannheim, where he was seen in productions of Calixto Bieito, Burkhard Kosminski and Simon Solberg. In 2011 he became a company member of the Düsseldorf Theatre, appearing in plays such as Der ProzessKasimir und Karoline and Wie es euch gefällt. Since the season 2013/2014 Taner Şahintürk is a company member of the Gorki.  and appears in numerous productions. He works with directors such as Sebastian Baumgarten, Nurkan Erpulat, Sebastian Nübling, Oliver Frljić, Hakan Savaş Mican and Falk Richter. Şahintürk is also active in film and television including Der Kuaför aus der Keupstraße and Atlas. His current productions at the Gorki include In my Room and Berlin Oranienplatz.


Die juristische Unschärfe einer Ehe

Der Untergang der Nibelungen – The Beauty Of Revenge

Wir Zöpfe

Das Kohlhaas-Prinzip

Der Kirschgarten

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

Museum der Kleinen Dinge