Marjan Shaki

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Marjan Shaki (2013)

Marjan Shaki (* 7. October 1980 as Marjan Pätzoldt in Hamburg ) is a German musical actress and singer.

life and career

Marjan Shaki is the daughter of the German political scientist, organizational consultant and publisher Björn Pätzoldt and the Iranian writer Torkan . In 2000 Marjan Shaki finished her studies at the Stage School of Music, Dance and Drama in Hamburg. During her studies she gained her first stage experience a. a. with Die Schule von Uznach in the Opera Stabile Hamburg. She then worked in various TV productions as a singer, actress and presenter and had various solo appearances at musical galas.

She received her first permanent engagements in 2001 at Tanz der Vampire in Stuttgart as alternating Sarah, in 2002 in the Raimundtheater in Vienna in the role of Rosanna in the Fendrich musical Wake up , in 2004 in the role of Mistress in the musical Evita in Bozen and in 2005 in the German-speaking one World premiere of Romeo and Juliet in the Raimund Theater in Vienna as Juliet.

In 2007 she played Sarah in Tanz der Vampire In Concert alongside Thomas Borchert , Gernot Kranner & Lukas Perman .

In Elisabeth's Japan tour (March to May 2007) she was part of the ensemble and as Helene von Wittelsbach. Following this tour she gave two exclusive concerts with Lukas Perman in Osaka and one concert in Tokyo, as well as four more concerts in February 2008 at Billboard Live in Osaka. In May 2008, a series of concerts in cooperation with the Vereinigte Bühnen Wien followed under the title Wien Musical Concert at the Umeda Arts Theater Osaka, Japan.

In November 2008 she was seen in the stage version of Fellini's La Strada in the boroughs as part of the Vienna Volkstheater under the direction of Andy Halwaxx .

During another tour of Japan, she was on stage in the course of the Love Legends concert series in April 2009 with her colleagues Asato Shizuki, Wataru Kuzuki, Kanata Irei, Máté Kamarás and Lukas Perman in Osaka and Tokyo.

From September 2009 to June 2011 Marjan Shaki performed as Sarah in the musical Tanz der Vampire by Roman Polański at the Ronacher Theater in Vienna. From November 2013 she was seen in the Graz Opera as Princess Jasmin in the musical Aladdin and the Magic Lamp .

Marjan Shaki also works for film and TV.

Marjan Shaki u. a. for the action people for people . Between 2010 and 2014, together with her partner Lukas Perman, she initiated four benefit galas for the earthquake victims in Haiti at Ronacher Vienna . In addition to the two initiators, artists such as Rainhard Fendrich , Wolfgang Ambros , Alexander Göbel , Uwe Kröger , Thomas Borchert , Maya Hakvoort , Die Echten , Martin Grubinger and the Percussive Planet Ensemble and others performed free of charge at the first gala in 2010 . Well-known musical actors and dancers, orchestras, technicians, make-up and costume designers from the Vereinigte Bühnen Wien participated free of charge at the three other galas in 2011, 2013 and 2014.

At the first gala in 2010, donations were collected for the benefit of the Neighbor in Need organization . The entire sales proceeds from the second gala in 2011 were donated by Daniela Tröster and Karl Pumper to the aid organization J / P HRO Haitian Relief Organization founded by Sean Penn and the Austrian aid organization Power of Hope . The proceeds from the 2013 and 2014 galas went to J / P HRO again.

Marjan Shaki and her partner Lukas Perman received the TARA Award in the category of international social engagement at the charity gala "life goes on" in the Vienna Hofburg at the end of November 2011 for their Haiti relief efforts.

In March 2012, Marjan Shaki released a CD with Lukas Perman with German-language recordings such as ballads, pop and hits .

Marjan Shaki with director Barbara Gräftner and the actors Larissa Marolt , Vinzenz Wagner and Lukas Plöchl at the premiere of Rise Up! And Dance (2014)

In 2013 she worked - just like her partner Lukas - in the eighth season of Dancing Stars . She danced together with Willi Gabalier and reached 2nd place in the final.

In summer 2013, she shot the dance film Rise Up! Together with Lukas Plöchl and Vinzenz Wagner . And Dance , which was released in March 2014.

Since March 2016 she can be seen at the Raimund Theater in Vienna as Eva Perón in the musical Evita .

TV productions


Chart positions
Explanation of the data
Air and Love (with Lukas Perman as Marjan and Lukas )
  AT 41 03/30/2012 (4 weeks)
These Are My Rivers (with Lukas Perman as Romeo & Juliet )
  AT 3 02/06/2005 (12 weeks)


Web links

Commons : Marjan Shaki  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  2., viewed June 27, 2012
  3. Album on Amazon
  4. SKIP - The cinema magazine : Film info on Rise Up! And dance
  5. ^ Eva Perón - Marjan Shaki | Musical Vienna - Evita. In: Musical Vienna. Retrieved November 1, 2016 .
  6. a b Chart sources: AT
  7. Kurier: What a surprise for Marjan Shaki and Lukas Perman . Article dated February 20, 2019, accessed February 20, 2019.