Saro EmirzeMonday, June 29, 2020
Saro Emirze was born in 1977 in Frankfurt am Main / West Germany, his parents are Armenians. Between 1999 and 2003 he studied acting at the "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy" Academy of Music and Theatre in Leipzig in former East Germany and between 2001 and 2003 at the Staatsschauspiel Dresden (Studio). In 2002, while still a student, he appeared on stage at the Staatsschauspiel Dresden in a leading role in K.D. Schmidt's production of "Disco".
In 2003 Saro Emirze became a permanent member of the ensemble of the Theater Junge Generation in Dresden, where he acted in numerous plays. In 2008 he moved to Zittau, where he was permanently engaged at the Gerhart-Hauptmann-Theater, before he became a member of the ensemble of the Plauen-Zwickau Theatre, where he played from 2009 to 2012. There, among other things, he starred on stage under the direction of Matthias Thieme in "Dantons Tod" (Danton's Death by Georg Büchner) or as Meckie Messer in Axel Stöcker's production of Brecht's "Die Dreigroschenoper" (The Threepenny Opera by Berthold Brecht).
In the summer of 2012 Saro Emirze moved to Berlin. Since 2014 he has worked regularly with the theatre company Shakespeare und Partner and the New Globe Theatre. His credits include the main role in "Hamlet" as well as parts in "Die Räuber" (The Robbers by Friedrich Schiller) or "King Lear". In 2017 his performance of several roles and as a congenial pop singer impressed the audience of the play "India" under the direction of Kai Schrickel. He then went on to play the double role of Molière and Scapin in "Die Streiche des Scapin" ("Scapin the schemer" by Molière).
In addition to his work in theatre, Saro Emirze can also be seen regularly in film and television productions. He played various roles in the popular crime format SOKO, and could be seen in the ZDF public broadcast-series Wilsberg. He also appeared in the internationally acclaimed series Bad Banks. Moreover he is known to a wide audience thanks to his continuous role in the most successful German crime series Tatort Schwarzwald.
He will play a part in Barry Levinson's international production Harry Haft, which is to be released in 2020.