SUSANNE GSCHWENDTNER

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born in Vöcklabruck
Nationality: Austrian
Based in Vienna
Accommodation available in Berlin, London, Tel Aviv, New York

Height: 5’7″
Build: athletic
Eyes: green brown
Hair: dark brown
Mothertongue: German
Language skills: English, French, Hebrew
German regional accents: Vienna, Upper Austria
English regional accents: RP, London, Standard American
Music skills: singer-songwriter, piano, guitar
Dance skills: lindy-hop, ballroom, jazz, modern, hip-hop
Special skills: horse-riding, skiing, skating, yoga, stage fighting (BADC intermediate certificate)

TRAINING

2001-2004 EAST 15 Acting School, London- Bachelor of Arts

FURTHER TRAINING

Grotowski Workshop, Ryszard Nieoczym, Canada
CBI Acting Workshop, Character-based Improvisation, Robert Marchand, USA
Bouffoon Workshop, Thomas Nygaard, Denmark
Sanford Meisner Training, Kristian Nekrasov, Berlin
Method Acting, Robert Castle, New York
On Camera Acting, TVI Actors Studio, New York
Improvisation, Ken Campbell, London
Theatre of Violence, BADAC Theatre Company, London
Experimental Theatre, Zofia Kalinska, Krakov, Venice, Berlin and London
Sanford Meisner Training, Che Walker, London and Dunja Tot, Vienna
Pantomime, Massud Rahnama, Vienna
Commedia dell’Arte, Johannes Steiner, Vienna
Voice Over Training, Werner Wawruschka, Vienna
Casting Workshop, Gabi Buch, Vienna

FILM/TV

*in postproduction

Production Director Category Year
Refuge * Sara Logan Hofstein Short Film, EuroPacific Films 2017
Die Hölle Stefan Ruzowitzky Feature film, Allegro Film 2016
Low Tide
BERLINALE FORUM 2017
lead role
Daniel Mann Feature film, Laila Films, Israel 2015
Der Tote am Teich, OÖ Landkrimi Nikolaus Leytner TV-film, ORF 2015
Siebzehn
BEST FILM MAX OPÜLS
Monja Art Feature film, Orbrock Film 2015
Wir sind am Leben Nikolaus Leytner TV-film, ORF/ARD 2015
Eine Hochzeit Sebastian Mayr Short film, Filmakademie Wien 2015
Durch den Vorhang Arkadij Khaet Short film, Freigeist Film 2015
The Quest
lead role
Jack Cannon, Bertram van Munster TV series, ABC Network, USA 2014
Tatort Robert Dornhelm TV film, ORF Austria 2014
Always on my mind
lead role
Helen Parkes Short film, Filmakademie Wien 2014
Cornelia * Julian Pöschl Web series, Austria 2014
Another World
lead role
Eitan Reuven Feature film, Israel 2014
Albatrosse
lead role
Mike Kren Short film, Austria 2013
Al kerach dak Dina Perlstein Feature film, Israel 2012
Das falsche Herz Cajetan Jakob Feature film, Austria 2012
Taxi Driver Eitan Zur TV series, Israel 2012
Yom Nifla Yossi Meiri, Ariel Weisbrod Short film, Israel 2011
The Visit
lead role
Oded Balilty, Dan Balilty Short film, Israel 2011
Les mouches Leon Yan Short film, UK 2008
Vacuum Cleaner Naor Aloni Short film, UK 2007
The Fairy who
stole Eyes
lead role
Shakher Bassi Short film, UK 2006
The Bill Silvia Boden TV series, BBC London, UK 2006

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THEATRE

Production Director Location Year
Morton Feldman says Yosi Wanunu, toxic dreams Tanzquartier, Vienna 2017
Thomas B or Not Yosi Wanunu, toxic dreams brut, Vienna 2016
The Mechanical Paradise Yosi Wanunu, toxic dreams Metro Kino, Vienna 2016
Das wird mir alles nicht passieren. Wie bleibe ich FeministIn Claudia Seigmann, theaternyx* Posthof, Linz 2016
Die Räuber – das Leben stiehlt auch nur vom Tod Pedro Martins Beja Werk X 2015/16
Ewig Jung Adi Hirschal Laxenburger Kultursommer 2015/16
The Flood Steve Lambert
Badac Theatre Company
Edinburgh Fringe Festival & UK Tour 2014/15
Die Photographin
One-woman show
Martin Fabini
Daniel Rose
Susanne Gschwendtner
Mimamusch theatre festival Vienna & Raabs/Thaya 2013
Stimmbandlkramer Charly Novotny & Susanne Gschwendtner Theater Rampenlicht, Vienna 2013
Die heilige Simonida vom Brilliantengrund Alexandra Reill, kanonmedia Kulturherbst, Hotel am Brilliantengrund, Vienna 2012
Tribute to Hans Richter Alexandra Reill, kanonmedia Rinderhalle, St. Marx, Vienna 2012
The Future Tim Molyneux Pentameters Theater, London 2007
Ken Campell’s 36-hour Improvisation Ken Campell & The Sticking Place Inn on the Green, London 2005
Auf dem Campingplatz Andrew Bardwell Onatti TIE tour, England & Wales 2005
Pop-Pop I kill them Martin J. Cooke Union Theatre, London 2004
Carol Alison Steadman Courtyard Studios, London 2004
A prayer for Owen Meany Che Walker Corbett Theatre, London 2004
The ugly duckling Vicky Ireland East 15 TIE tour, UK 2004
Julius Caesar Janet Neslon Corbett Theater, London 2003