Carmen Marie Zens

actress | assistence

.. born in Cologne in 1980, raised in Düren, worked at the German branch of Teatar Amfiteatar Sarajevo, TAS, at Castle Burgau, as actress and assistant to the director with Kaca Celan from 2000 to 2004. After graduating from a four-year-period of training at Arturo Drama School Cologne, she played besides touring with Aachen’s children’s circus Pinocchio also at state theatre Neuss, at the Niederrheintheater and at different ensembles in Cologne. In 2006 she started her work as a director with “Howie the Rookie” by Mark O’Rowe. Her latest works as a director were “Rendez-Vous” by Bob.L.Sack (“E.D.P” Cologne) and “Die Zoogeschichte” by Edward Albee (Theater im Hof Cologne).
With “Alice im Wunderland” loosely based on Lewis Carroll she was nominated for the Cologne Theatre Award in 2011. For the second year running she will stage a student ensemble of Arturo Drama School for the Shakespeare live! – festival at the Müngstener Brückenpark in summer 2012.
For „Something Else” she will be the assistant for production and dramaturgy.