Nele Rosetz was born in Berlin in 1972. From 1993 to 1998 she studied acting at the Academy of Music and Theatre in Leipzig and then joined the ensemble of the Leipzig Theatre, where she appeared in productions by Wolfgang Engel, Thomas Bischoff (Heiner Müller’s Weiberkomödie, invited to the Berlin Theatre Meeting in 1998) and Armin Petras. This was followed by engagements at the Bochum Theatre from 2000 to 2003 (where her performances included Neil LaBute’s The Shape of Things, director: Karin Beier; Kauft Tasso!, director; Nicolas Stemann), at the Deutsches Theater Berlin from 2003 to 2005 (Oscar Wilde’s Salome, director: Jürgen Kruse) and at the Zurich Theatre from 2005 to 2008 (Schiller’s Kabale und Liebe, director: David Bösch; Lessing’s Miss Sara Sampson, director: Niklaus Helbling). She has also performed at the Volksbühne am Rosa Luxemburg Platz in Berlin (Ubukönig based on Alfred Jarry, director: Dimiter Gotscheff), the Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin (Kleist’s Penthesilea, director: Felicitas Brucker) and at the Frankfurt Theatre (Das weiße Album, director: Florian Fiedler). Since 2012 she has been a member of the State Theatre Dresden, where she was last seen as Margarita in Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita (director: Wolfgang Engel), as Blanche in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire (director: Nuran David Calis) as well as Clytemnestra in Andreas Kriegenburg’s production of Sartre’s Les Mouches.
Current as of June 2014
Apart from her theatre engagements, Nele Rosetz appears regularly in film and TV productions, including Polizeiruf 110, Der Ermittler, Mathilda (director: René Reinhardt, 2001), Frauensee (director: Soltan Paul, 2011) and Ruth (director: Uwe Janson, 2013).