Bardo Böhlefeld, born 1988 in Rome, grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa, and studied at Berlin University of the Arts. After graduating, he appeared in productions at the Deutsches Theater Berlin, the Maxim Gorki Theatre, the HAU Hebbel am Ufer in Berlin, and the Hans Otto Theatre in Potsdam. Engagements at the Deutsches Theater in Göttingen, the Schauspiel Hannover and the Schauspielhaus in Vienna followed. In addition to his stage work, Bardo Böhlefeld has been involved in various film productions. He joined the Burgtheater as a permanent ensemble member in the 2019/20 season.