Moritz Grove was born in Hamburg in 1982 and studied acting at the city’s University of Music and Theatre from 2004-2008. He joined the Thalia Theater Hamburg for the 2008/2009 season. There he performed in: Andreas Marber’s Die Beißfrequenz der Kettenhunde (The Biting Frequency of Guard Dogs) under the direction of Stephan Kimmig; Michael Thalheimer’s staging of Hamlet; Nuran David Calis’ world premiere production of his own play Einer von Uns (One of Us); and in Jorinde Dröse’s staging of Mamma Medea by Tom Lanoye. Moritz Grove has been a member of the Deutsches Theater ensemble since the 2009/2010 season. In addition to playing the title role in Jorinde Dröse’s production of Woyzeck, Grove can also be seen in: Michael Thalheimer’s staging of The Weavers by Gerhart Hauptmann; Jette Steckel’s production of Dirty Hands by Sartre and Studio Braun’s ‘action musical’ Go to Hell, Ingo Sachs. In 2011 Moritz Grove was the recipient of the Berlin Art Prize bursary in the “Performing Arts” category and the Berlin Theatre Community’s Daphne Prize for young actors. His film work includes roles in The Reader (based on Bernhard Schlink’s novel) and Krabat and the Legend of the Satanic Mill (based on a children’s book by Otfried Preussler).
Moritz Grove - Matthias Neukirch
Anita Vulesica - Moritz Grove