Ulrike Arnold has had engagements as an actress at the Bavarian State Opera, the Munich Kammerspiele, the Düsseldorf Schauspielhaus and the Munich Metropoltheater, among others, and was a permanent ensemble member at the Bavarian State Theater. Since the 2018/2019 season, she has been in the ensemble of the Nuremberg State Theater. She has appeared in numerous film and television productions. For her leading role in the feature film Morgen das Leben by Alexander Riedel, she received the Förderpreis Deutscher Film 2010 for best actress. She received the Monica Bleibtreu Award for her production of Unter dem Milchwald (Under the Milk Forest) by Dylan Thomas. She is a lecturer for role and scene work.
Carmen Grau born and raised in Southern Germany, studied in Rome and Mainz, graduated as an interpreter for Italian, English and French. Since 1996 freelance conference interpreter, mainly in Germany and Switzerland. Has taught consecutive and simultaneous interpreting at the University of Mainz/FTSK Germersheim since 1997. She led the Verein für Literatur und Musik e.V. in Germersheim for many years as its first chairperson and regularly interprets at book fairs and literary festivals around the world, among other events. Since 2017, she has been interpreting for the literature festival in Leukerbad.
Thomas Sarbacher works as a freelance actor in Germany and Switzerland. After many years of affiliation with the Bremer Shakespeare Company, he had various guest engagements at theaters in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. In addition to numerous productions for television and cinema, the occupation with literature has become an essential field of work; reading of audiobooks, among others for the Swiss library for the blind and visually impaired, readings for foreign-language authors. For several years, he has also created his reading series “Thomas Sarbacher erzählt” (Thomas Sarbacher tells stories) at Theater Winkelwiese, readings of entire novels in installments,and stages theater productions based on literary works, most recently Austerlitz by W.G. Sebald.