Cilli Drexel

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Cäcilia "Cilli" Drexel (* 1975 in Munich ) is a German actress and director .


She was born the daughter of the actress Ruth Drexel and the actor Hans Brenner . After graduating from high school, she first studied German, politics and history in Munich and worked as an actress at the Munich Volkstheater and the Heidelberg Theater , before studying directing at the Hamburg Theater Academy from 2002 to 2006 .

From 2009 to 2012 she worked as a freelance director at the Nationaltheater Mannheim , the Grillo-Theater in Essen and the Landestheater Tübingen . Her works include The Guinea Pig by Kai Hensel at the Grillo Theater and Lonely People by Gerhart Hauptmann at the Nationaltheater Mannheim. In addition, she staged the world premieres of Gesine Danckwart's Wunderland and Philipp Löhle's bitter comedy supernova (how gold is made) in Mannheim . In 2011 she was a member of the jury of the Körber Studio Junge Regie theater award .

Cilli Drexel also worked at the Bielefeld Theater , the Leipzig Theater and the Deutsches Theater Berlin . At the ETA-Hoffmann-Theater in Bamberg , she staged the play defending europe by Konstantin Küspert in the 2016/2017 season , followed by the BRD family saga Brand by Bettina Erasmy in 2017/2018 . In the 2017/18 season she also performed Lukas Linder's comedy based on Nikolai Gogol's Der Revisor or: Das Sündenbuch at Theater Basel . In Bamberg in 2020 she will stage Thomas Köck's climate trilogy piece Paradies - Fluten | Starve | Play .

Drexel is the half-sister of the actor Moritz Bleibtreu through her father . She is the mother of a daughter.

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supporting documents

  1. Esther Boldt: “Der Goldrausch von Hundseck” , review on from January 15, 2010, accessed July 26, 2020
  2. Project about dying wins Körber Studio 2011 , accessed July 26, 2020
  3. Elisabeth Maier: "Lost in the Rösti-Land" , of November 3, 2017, accessed July 26, 2020
  4. Thomas Köcks Paradie ,, accessed July 26, 2020