Marcel Kohler was born in 1991 in Mainz. He studied at the University of Performing Arts "Ernst Busch" in Berlin from 2011 to 2015. He worked on many occasions with the director Christian Grashof. He received a fellowship from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation. During his studies he already had his first roles at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin. Since February 2015, Marcel Kohler has been a member of the Deutsches Theater ensemble. He has collaborated on numerous occasions with Daniela Löffner, Stephan Kimmig, and Dušan David Pařízek. In 2016 he made his debut in Goethe’s Clavigo (director: Stephan Kimmig) at the Salzburg Festival. Kohler regularly directs and works among others with Corinna Harfouch, the "Neues Künstlertheater" and with students from the University of Performing Arts "Ernst Busch". Awards: winner of the international Goethe Institute competition for new theatre texts Lingue in Scena and the Turin Book Fair competition for Costa. "Best acting Prize" at the third International Festival of Drama Schools in Beijing in 2013; the O.E. Hasse Prize 2014. Alfred Kerr Acting Prize for best performance by a young actor during the Theaterteffen of the Berliner Festspiele 2016 for his role as Arkady Nikolayevitch Kirsanov in Fathers and Sons (by Brian Friel, based on the novel by Ivan Turgenev), directed by Daniela Löffner. In the 2006 critics’ poll of the magazine Theater heute, Marcel Kohler was voted "Up-and-coming actor of the year". In 2017 he received the Daphne Prize of the Theatre Community of Berlin for his outstanding acting achievements. Currently he can be seen in Whatever, The Resettled Woman, Hunger. Peer Gynt, The Glass Menagerie and Fathers and Sons.