Sabine Haupt, born in Frankfurt in 1968, trained at the University for Music and Theatre in Hanover. Her first engagement was in Bielefeld, and in 1997 she joined the ensemble of the Thalia Theater in Hamburg, where she had the opportunity of working with Martin Kušej. After joining the Burgtheater ensemble in the 1999/2000 season, she was again part of a Martin Kušej production. In addition to her engagement at the Burgtheater, Sabine Haupt has had guest appearances at the Schauspielhaus in Bochum in 2004, and at the Schauspielhaus in Zurich from 2006 to 2008. She also frequently appears in various TV productions.