Tuğsal Moğul

Born in Neubeckum/Westphalia in 1969. The qualified German-Turkish actor, director, anaesthetist and emergency doctor studied medicine for nine years at the universities of Hanover, Vienna and Lübeck, while also studying acting at the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media. He worked as a doctor in psychiatry, surgery and anaesthesia in Schöneberg and as an actor at the Maxim Gorki Theatre, among others. In addition to his part-time job as a doctor in a teaching hospital in Münster, Moğul works as an author and director. His debut play Halbstarke Halbgötter was invited to the Heidelberg Stückemarkt. In 2013, his research work Die deutsche Ayşe premiered at Theater Münster, won several awards at the NRW-Theatertage, was performed again and invited to numerous guest performances (including Talking About Borders/Nuremberg and Made in Germany/Stuttgart). In 2015, he created the research project Auch Deutsche unter den Opfern/Die NSU-Morde for the Münster Theatre, which was invited to the Autor:innentheatertage in Berlin and won the Monica Bleibtreu Prize for "Best Contemporary Drama" at the Hamburg Private Theatre Days in the version performed by the Zimmertheater Tübingen. In 2017/2018 and 2019, Moğul lived and worked for several months as a scholarship holder at the Tarabya Cultural Academy in Istanbul at the invitation of the German Foreign Office and the Goethe Institute. His world premiere production of Caren Jeß' play Das Stilleben was invited to the Autor:innentheatertage 2023. With And now Hanau, he is once again focussing his work on migration/racism/right-wing extremism.