Thomas Schmauser, born in Burgebrach in 1972, received his training as actor at the Otto Falckenberg School of the Performing Arts in Munich from 1992 to 1996. During his studies he performed already several times at the Münchner Kammerspiele and at the Schauspielhaus Zürich. Since 1994 he has regularly worked for film and television and appeared in “Nach fünf im Urwald” (directed by Hans-Christian Schmid) as well as “Undertaker’s Paradise” (directed by Mathias X. Oberg). From 1997 to 2000 Thomas Schmauser was engaged at the Schauspielhaus Hannover; starting with the 2000/01 season he worked at the Thalia Theater Hamburg, where he collaborated with directors such as Stephan Kimmig, Andreas Kriegenburg, Armin Petras and Christiane Pohle.
Since the 2007/08 season Thomas Schmauser has been a member of the Münchner Kammerspiele ensemble. Recently he appeared here in “Gesäubert/Gier/4.48 Psychose” (directed by Johan Simons, 2012), “Satansbraten” (directed by Stefan Pucher, 2012), “März” (directed by Johan Simons, 2014) and “Das schweigende Mädchen” (directed by Johan Simons, 2014). With “Du mein Tod”, Thomas Schmauser realized his own first production here in 2012. This play was invited to the “Berliner Autorentheatertage” in the subsequent year. In 2013 his staging of “Erklär mir, Leben” as an adaptation of “Olgas Raum” by Dea Loher followed suit. His production “Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder” (2015) will carry over to the 2015/16 season.