Niels Bormann, born in Bremen in 1973, studied at the Berlin University of Arts from 1996 to 1999. Upon graduation, freelance assignments took him to Buenos Aires, Shanghai, Accra, Lagos, Richmond (Virginia) as well as in Germany to the HAU (Hebbel am Ufer) and together with the Lubricat theatre company repeatedly to the sophiensaele. In addition to guest performances at theaters, such as the Deutsche Schauspielhaus Hamburg, the Schauspiel Dresden as well as the Volksbühne Berlin, he was a permanent member of the Schaubühne Berlin from 2009 to 2013, where he cooperated, among others, with Alvis Hermanis (“Sommergäste”, 2012), David Marton (“Die Heimkehr des Odysseus”, 2011), Jossi Wieler (“Prometheus, gefesselt”, 2009) and Yael Ronen (“Dritte Generation”, 2009). Furthermore he can be seen in the current production of the Schaubühne “Angst essen Deutschland auf” (directed by Patrick Wengenroth) within the framework program of the Berliner Theatertreffen 2015. Other projects have taken Niels Bormann to the Maxim Gorki Theater, where he appeared in “Small Town Boy” (directed by Falk Richter, 2014) as well as in the staging of “Common Ground” (directed by Yael Ronen, 2014) which was invited to the Berliner Theatertreffen 2015. In addition to numerous film and television projects he has served as lecturer at the Berlin University of Arts since 2010.
Starting with the 2015/16 season Niels Bormann is a permanent member of the Münchner Kammerspiele ensemble.