Liliane Amuat

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Esmée Liliane Amuat (born March 7, 1989 in Zurich ) is a Swiss film and theater actress .


Born in 1989 in Zurich, Liliane Amuat studied drama at the Max Reinhardt Seminar in Vienna. During her studies she performed at the Schauspielhaus Zurich and at the Wiener Festwochen . From 2011 to 2015 she was a member of the ensemble of the Vienna Burgtheater . In 2014 she was awarded the Young Talent Prize. From 2015 to 2019 she was a member of the ensemble at Theater Basel . In 2019 she moved to the Residenztheater in Munich. For her leading role in the feature film “Sketches by Lou” she was nominated for the Swiss Film Prize 2017 as “Best Actress” and “Best Young Actress” at the Max Ophüls Film Festival, and in 2017 she received the Swiss TV Film Award for “Lotto” by Micha Lewinsky . Liliane Amuat has worked with directors such as Luc Bondy, Katie Mitchell, Bastian Kraft, David Bösch and Simon Stone, with whose productions she was invited to the Berlin Theatertreffen in 2016 and 2017 . In 2020 she was awarded the Kurt Meisel Prize.

Theater (selection)

  • 2011 Helena von Euripides (translation: Peter Handke ), director: Luc Bondy . Burgtheater
  • 2012 Spring Awakening by Frank Wedekind, director: Stephanie Mohr , role: Wendla
  • 2013 Gespenster von Henrik Ibsen , director: David Bösch , role: Regine Engstrand - Akademietheater
  • 2014 Desperate Misfortune by Peter Handke, Director: Katie Mitchell , Role: Daughter - Kasino am Schwarzenbergplatz
  • 2015 John Gabriel Borkman . Director: Simon Stone , role: Frieda - Wiener Festwochen
  • 2016 The misanthrope. Director: Claudia Bauer, role: Celimène -Theater Basel
  • 2017 three sisters. Director: Simon Stone, role: Irina
  • 2018 Othello. Director: Nuran David Calis, role: Desdemona - Theater Basel
  • 2019 Lulu. Director: Bastian Kraft, role: Lulu -Residenztheater

Filmography (selection)


Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Young Talents 2011
  2. Der Wirbelwind , Switzerland on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
  4. Swiss Film Award 2017: The nominees have been chosen. Retrieved September 26, 2019 .