Michael Dangl, Actor
Michael Dangl was born in 1968. In 1998 he was made honorary member of the company of the Theater in der Josefstadt. His career actually started in earliest childhood when he participated in the training of his parents’ troupe of actors „Karawane Salzburg”. In the years 1986 – 89 he was a member of the Salzburger Landestheater under the Intendant Lutz Hochstraate; from 1989 to 1993 he worked as part of the ensemble of the Koblenzer Stadttheater under Hannes Houska; 1993/94 he was engaged at the Schauspiel Cologne under Günter Krämer and between 1994 and 1998 in various theatres in Hamburg: the Theater im Zimmer (Gerda Gmelin) the Altonaer Theater (Axel Schneider), and the Theater in der Basilika Gunnar Dreßler). He participated in two world premieres of plays by Michael Roes, directed by Thirza Bruncken: „Aufriß” in Koblenz (1992) and „Cham” in Cologne (1993) which was also presented at the Mühlheimer Theatertage; and the Heidelberger Stückemarkt. Further works include a dance production by the choreographer Anthony Taylor: „Traum und Umnachtung” for an actor and a dancer by Taylor/Dangl based on texts by Georg Trakl and with music by Arnold Schönberg and the part of soldier/narrator in Stravinsky’s „Geschichte vom Soldaten” with ballet and orchestra of the Rheinische Philharmonie at the Salzburg Festival. Dangl put together various programmes for recitation. In 2001 he was awarded the European Culture Prize for „Visiting Mr. Green”, which toured to Bozen, Meran and Hamburg.