Susanne Sachsse

Susanne Sachsse is an actor and director. In the 1990s she was a member of the Berliner Ensemble where she worked with Heiner Müller, Robert Wilson and Einar Schleef. In 2001 she co-founded the CHEAP artists’ collective, with which she developed performances for the HAU/Berlin, the Steirischer Herbst festival and the Donaufestival. Since then Sachsse has worked in a variety of performance, film and art contexts, for example with Yael Bartana, Bruce LaBruce, Phil Collins, Keren Cytter, Vaginal Davis, Katya Sander and Vegard Vinge. In 2014 she played the lead role in LaBruce’s award-winning film adaptation of Schönberg’s Pierrot Lunaire. Sachsse’s first video work Serious Ladies (2013) was initially presented as an installation at KW Berlin and then shown by galleries and at a number of international film festivals. She is currently working on her first feature film entitled Original Sin.