Matthias Freihof

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© Ingo Woesner
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© Ingo Woesner

Facts

Languages
English, Russian, French (little), Greek (little)
 

Biography

Matthias Freihof is one of the most variable actors and singers in the Berlin Art Scene. His regular stage appearances as entertainer, performing American musical songs, French „chansons“, Greek and even Lebanese love songs as well as new and old German songs are attracting quite large groups of fans of different age. His dynamism on stage and his outstanding and flexible voice get him always good critics in the newspapers.

Matthias Freihof's biggest success however was the main role in the former GDR-film COMING OUT in 1989. He and the film won prizes in several festivals as best actor and best film as well as THE SILVER BEAR in the Berlin Film Festival 1990. This gave him an enormous popularity among the East-German population and a great attention in the German speaking countries at all.

In 1983 he started his studies as an actor, singer and dancer at the Ernst-Busch-Actors-School in Berlin. Already during this period Matthias Freihof appeared in some of the most famous Berlin theatres as Berliner Ensemble and Maxim Gorki Theatre e.g. under the directorship of Thomas Langhoff.

Matthias Freihof then started his official career in a provincial theatre, but soon was performing in Berlin in political cabaret programs or in big entertainment shows as singer, dancer, musical clown etc...

He performed in many TV films but always comes back to live stage performing as an actor, a singer.

His own demand of quality of a program and his efforts to be perfect make him one of the most interesting and variable actors, singers and directors of highest standard in Germany.

Publications

Theatre Directing

2017

Honig im Kopf
Schlossfestspiele Willich
Neersen

2014

Mann über Bord (Ulrike und Robert Brambeer)
Komödie Düsseldorf
Mann über Bord (Ulrike und Robert Brambeer)
Konzertdirektion Landgraf/Wühlmäuse
Berlin
Mann über Bord (Ulrike und Robert Brambeer)
Fritz Rémond Theater
Frankfurt
Mann über Bord (Ulrike und Robert Brambeer)
Konzertdirektion Landgraf
world premiere
Theater Essen / Tour

2012/13

Seagul and Mozart (Peter Limburg)
Komödie Düsseldorf / Theater Essen

2011

Seagull and Mozart (Peter Limburg)
Komödie Düsseldorf

2009

Tough Guys! (Kerry Renard)
Stadttheater Klagenfurt

2008/09

Tough Guys! (Kerry Renard)
Komödie Düsseldorf

2008

Tough Guys! (Kerry Renard)
Theater am Kurfürstendamm
Berlin

2007

Tough Guys! (Kerry Renard)
Komödie Düsseldorf