about


Eef is a freelance screen and stage actor, and moved in summer 2014 from Berlin to Cardiff.
Born as the second of three and the only female-socialized child of an interpreter and a teacher near Altenburg, the playing cards town, Eef spent the first formative years of childhood in Syria and Algeria, before the family settled in Oranienburg, close to Berlin. Eef enjoyed spending each summer with the grandparents in the countryside. Loving both pure nature and big cities, Eef travels a lot around the world.

 

Actor yw Eef. Mae Eef yn byw yng Nghaerdydd ond dod o Ddwyrain yr Almaen yn wreiddiol. Cyn symud yn yr haf 2014, bywodd Eef ym Merlin am fwy na undeg dau blynedd. Mae Eef yn siarad Almaeneg, Saesneg a Cymraeg tipyn bach. Mae Eef yn dysgu Cymraeg ers yr haf diwetha a mwynhau yn fawr iawn. Dim yn unig mae Eef yn caru actio, canu a dawnsio ond mae’n dwli ar sgio a neidio yn yr amser sbar hefyd.

 

Height 158 cm

Languages Welsh (beginner), English (fluent), German (native)

Voice mezzo-soprano, alto

Playing Age 26 – 35

Possible residences London, Berlin, Cambridge, Vienna, Jerusalem, Zwickau, Munich, Seattle, Providence/ Rhode Island

 

Talents and passions

singing, dancing, gymnastics, trampoline, yoga,
cycling, canoeing, punting, downhill and cross-country skiing,
table tennis, juggling, touch-typing and full, clean EU driving license

 

Trained in

acting (Stanislawski, Strasberg and Meisner), theater of the oppressed
camera acting, microphone
acrobatics, Grotowski-training, physical theatre, mime, stage fencing, apparatus gymnastics
dance (belly dance, afro dance, jazz dance, contact impro, ballroom dancing, country dance)
vocals, choir,
piano
 
Teachers among others

Shosha Lilienthal, Zula Lemes, Rudolf Stodola, Sophia Katschinski, Hadas Selbst, Bernd Hahnke, Thomas Lankau, Volker Umlauf and Horst Markgraf, Peter Wooldridge

 

Further experiences in theater and film

directing

‘Rumpelstiltskin’, children’s theatre play, Brandenburg, 2004
‘Old Pelle – in ihrer Haut möchte ich nicht stecken’ , an adaptation of ‘La Peau d’Élisa’ by Carole Frechette, translated by Andreas Jandl, Berlin, 2008

dramaturgy

‘Elisa – Save her Skin!’, an adaptation of ‘Elisa’s Skin’, the English translation of ‘La Peau d’Élisa’, Cardiff, 2015
‘Old Pelle – in ihrer Haut möchte ich nicht stecken’, an adaptation of ‘Elisa’s Haut’, the German translation of ‘La Peau d’Élisa’, Berlin, 2008

assistant director

film ‘Letzter Aufruf Paradise’ directed by: Phillip Harpain, GRIPS Theater, Berlin, 2009
‘Tanz auf dem Vulkan’, Theaterkapelle, Berlin, 2012

lighting

break dance-show, SO36, Berlin, 2007
dancetheater ‘Der Richtigdrücker’ by Ogün Cakarcan, Berlin, 2011
‘Prinz Friedrich von Homburg’ by Heinrich v. Kleist, directed by Peter Donath, Berlin, 2011

sound

documentation about migration, Berlin, 2006
documentation about gender, Berlin, 2006