Nils Strunk, born in 1990, grew up in Lübeck and trained as an actor at the Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts in Berlin. Engagements at the Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz, Deutsches Theater Berlin, Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Residenztheater in Munich and Volksbühne in Berlin followed. He is a founding member of the Neues Künstlertheater Berlin. Besides his acting work, Nils Strunk is a musician and a stage and film composer, and he also made his directorial debut at the Staatstheater Karlsruhe in the 2020/21 season. He has been playing the lead role in Schiller’s DON CARLOS at the Burgtheater since the 2019/20 season and joined the Burgtheater ensemble in the 2021/22 season.