Thomas Büchel was born in Chemnitz in 1965. After completing a vocational training as an electrical fitter, he studied acting at the Theaterhochschule „Hans Otto“ in Leipzig where he graduated with honors.
He was an ensemble member at „neuen Theater“ Halle, Schauspielhaus Hamburg and Schauspielhaus Leipzig and was the studio manager for the junior and senior classes at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig. Further ensemble engagements include those at Schauspielhaus Zürich, Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus and the Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar. He has been an ensemble member at Schauspiel Essen since 2013. He was distinguished as “best actor” at the NRW Theatertreffen in 2017.
He has been a visiting faculty member at the der HSfMT „F.-M. Bartholdy“ Leipzig, Schauspielschule Bochum and at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen as well as a guest professor at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg. His theater research projects have taken him to India and Nepal.
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