Verena McBee – Actress                             

 

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Height: 5'3''                                Eyes: blue                              Hair: red                                       Type: Irish 

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1992-97                                                   "University Osnabrück" (Germany) 

                                                                 German & music – piano, vocals, flute,                                    

                                                                 1st state examination 

                                         

Acting school:                                         „Schule für Schauspiel O33“ Hamburg   

1997-1999                                             - nationally recognized - 

                                                                (1st price  for  the  education concept

                                                                 at the  FRIEDRICH-SCHÜTTER-PRICE award 

                                                                 through ERNST-DEUTSCH-THEATRE/ Hamburg (Germany) 

Additional Training 

1997                                                        Coblenzer-seminar, Breath-Voice-Speaking, 

 Zurich (Switzerland) 

2004-10                                                   Jazz Eduction/Vocals with different private instructors including 

                                                                Cecil McBee, Jane Monheit, Roberta Gambarini, Brianna  

                                                                Thomas, Nicole Zuraitis, John Di Martino, John Colianni 

                                                               New York City

 

 

TV  PRODUCTIONS 

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04/2000 

"Die Rettungflieger"                                          Daniela                                                 ZDF, Series 

Studio Hamburg. Germany                                                    

Director: Rolf Liccini                 

with Gerit Kling 

 

07/2003                                                                                                                                                                 

"The other Eva"                                                Sr. Birgit                                                 ARD, TV-film                                                                                                                                                                  

Director: Gloria Behrens 

Munich, Germany 

with Günther Schramm, Günther-Maria Halmer, Svenja Pages 

 

01/2004 

"Niedrig & Kuhnt "-                                            Beate Giesken                                     SAT 1, Series 

filmpool 

Inspectors investigate                                                                                      

Cologne, Germany                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

 

Synchronous 

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02/2002                                 

"Who wants to be a princess?"

PPA Film, Munich, Germany 

 

08/2003                                               

"Sitting Ducks"

Kika/Studio Hamburg. Germany                                                                                NDR

 

12/2003                                 

Fairy Talers 

Studio Hamburg. Germany                                                                                          NDR

 

07 /2004                                              

"Sopranos"

Studio Hamburg. Germany                 

Director: Jürgen Neu                                                                                                     NDR        

                                   

08/2004                                               

"Wire in the Blood "  

Studio Hamburg. Germany                                                                                            NDR

Director: Jürgen Neu 

  

 

                                                                                                                      

Theatre Productions 

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12 / 1999                                             "You wish did he say" - own production 

                                                            as ‚Lise’ 

                                                           City house Brussels (Belgium)  

                                                           & Theaterbar Cologne (Germany)                                   

                                                            Director: Jürgen Wolf 

                                                           with Véronique Elling, Saskia Junggeburth, 

                                                           Marion Schmitz, Helen Thamm 

 

 

06 / 1998                                             "Tango" by Slawomir Mroszek 

                                                           as ‚Ala’ 

                                                           Altona´s Theatre, Hamburg (Germany) 

                                                           Director: Catharina Fleckenstein 

                                                           with Erica Schramm, Matthias Pantel,K.-Heinz Lieven, 

                                                           Frank Siebenschuh, Doina Weber 

 

 

Season 1999/2000                            "Munich`s Theater for children" (Germany)                      

                                                           Director: Heinz Redmann 

                                                           as “Little Tiger” in a Janosch-play 

                                                           as “Sterntaler” in “Sterntaler” , as “Prusseliese 

                                                             in “Pippi Longstocking, as “Papagena” in 

                                                             “The Little Magic-Flute” & more 

 

04 / 2002                                           "You can´t escape my love" - own production 

                                                           as ‚Trude’                                                                      

                                                           Cologne studio (Germany) 

                                                           Director: Jürgen Wolf 

                                                           with Saskia Junggeburth 

 

12 / 2002                                            "Lottchen watches a tragic movie" by Kurt Tucholsky 

                                                            own production                                                           

                                                           as ‚Lottchen’ 

                                                            Theater at Hotel Olympic, Munich (Germany)                    

 

02 / 2002                                            Robert Stolz night.

                                                            Show with some Robert-Stolz-songs (Light opera)                    

                                                            Ciarivari-Theatre Vienna (Austria) 

                                                            Director: Helene Schmidt-Lévar 

 

10 / 2002                                            Robert-Stolz-night 

                                                           Show with some Robert-Stolz-songs 

                                                           Summerplays Wolfsthal (Austria) 

                                                           Director: Helene Schmidt-Lévar 

 

 

07 / 2002 -                                          "Jud Süss" by Lion Feuchtwanger 

11 / 2002                                             as ‚Graziella’ 

                                                             Theatre Right Of The Isar, Munich (Germany) 

                                                            Director: Hartmut Baum 

                                                           with Miko Greza, Norber Heckner, Wolfram Kunkel, Arthur Loibl 

                                                           Hans Martin, Jochen Strodthoff 

 

 

12 / 2002 – 06 / 2003                         "Biedermann and the fire raiser "by Max Frisch 

                                                            as ‚Maid Anna’                                     

                                                             Theatre 44, Munich (Germany)                                     

                                                            Director: Horst A. Reichel                                              

                                                            with Klaus-Peter Bülz, Angelika Fanai-Nimmesgern, Andreas J. Hertel, Franz  Westner 

 

2002-2003                                          "Come in my love alcove" - operetta night 

                                                           as ‚Minou’/ Vocalist 

                                                           Studio Cologne (Germany), 

                                                           City house Brussels (Belgium)       

                                                           Theatre Gallery Würzburg (Germany) 

                                                           Playhouse Cologne (Germany) 

                                                           Director: Jürgen Wolf 

                                                           with Till Brinkmann, Ralph Peter, 

                                                          Bruno Wienzen, Birgit Wegemann 

 

12 / 2003                                            "A bird´s dream "

                                                           Musical art performance with originals 

                                                           Vocals & Piano. 

                                                           Theater at Hotel Olympic, Munich (Germany) 

                                                           

12 / 2003                                            "Melancholy" – own production as ‚Magdalena’ 

                                                            Cityhouse Brussels (Belgium)   

                                                            with Véronique Elling                   

                                                            Director: Jürgen Wolf 

                                                        

04 / 2004 – 10 / 2004                         "Die Bakchen" by Euripides 

                                                              Bakche. 

                                                              kampnagel Hamburg (Germany) 

                                                              National Theater Prisdina/Theater Festival (Cosovo) 

                                                              1st prize winner as a company 

                                                               Director: Andreas Bode 

                                                              With Kai Hufnagel, Patricia Nocon, Charlotte Pfeifer, 

                                                             Marion-Gretchen Schmitz, Silke Steffen, Clara Vélez 

 

05 / 06 2004                                      "Homeevening" by Greta Heldt 

                                                           as ‚Marie’ 

                                                           tribühne Theater, Lübeck (Germany) 

                                                           Director: Saskia  Junggeburth                 

                                                                  

08 – 12 / 2004                                 "And why Goethe?" – own production 

                                                         as ‚Charlotte v. Stein’, Christiane v. Vulpius’,  ‚Suleika’ 

                                                        Theater in der Washingtonallee, Hamburg (Germany)                                                             

                                                        Director: Angelika Landwehr      

 

 05 / 2005                                     "Tristram Shandy" by Laurence Sterne 

                                                       as ‘Lillian’, the musical interruption 

                                                      Theater at Hotel Olympic, Munich (Germany)                                                                        

                                                      Director: Jürgen Wolf 

                                                       with Tine Bär, Till Brinkmann 

                                                                                                                                                               

06 / 2005                                       "Tristram Shandy" by Laurence Sterne                                                                       

                                                        as ‘Lillian’, the musical interuption 

                                                        Studio Eibelstadt, (Germany) 

                                                        Director: Jürgen Wolf 

                                                        with Tine Bär, Till Brinkmann 

 

05 / 06 2005                                    "Jills True Love Stories "- own production                                                   

                                                          Solo- 1-Woman show                                                           

                                                           A scenic-musical journey                                                                                                                                     

                                                          music & concept: Verena Gemsa (McBee)                                                                      

                                                          compositon, singing, piano                                                                                   

                                                          Director: Ali Sommer 

                                                          Theater in the Washingtonallee, Hamburg (Germany)

 

09 / 2005                                          Moderation (MC) 

                                                        of the 333. Birthday of Wilhelmsburg/Hamburg (Germany)                                              

                                                       

06/ 2006                                         "Eve & Lillith” 

                                                        Eve. 

                                                        Galli Theatre at SAGE THEATER, 7th Ave/NYC 

                                                        Director: Johannes Galli 

                                                        With Anette Dorfmann.

 

2007 – current                                 Performing in NYC with Verena McBee Band (Jazz) 

                                                        & 2 CD productions ( 2013 & 2018 ) 

 

12/ 2013                                         New Year’s eve performance event.

                                                      ‘Chantal” - Chanteuse  (light opera)  

                                                        Theatre at “Hotel Olympic”, Munich (Germany) 

                                                        Director: Juergen Wolf 

                                                        With Till Brinkmann, Stefan Loehman, Matthias Schwartz, Nicole Kersten, Inge Brings 

                                                        Followed by 

                                                        Verena McBee Jazz Trio 

                                                        “Swing into the New Year”  

                                                        with Cecil McBee/ bass, Hans Wolf/ piano 

 

12 / 2019                                          New Year’s eve performance event 

                                                        Blind Woman by Juergen Wolf                                                                                                                 

                                                         Director: Juergen Wolf 

                                                         Theatre at “Hotel Olympic”, Munich (Germany) 

                                                         With Till Brinkmann, Felicitas Klessinger, Philomena Brinkmann, Till Brinkmann, 

                                                        Nicole Kersten, Inge Brings 

                                                         Followed by 

                                                         Verena McBee Jazz Trio 

                                                         “Swing into the New Year”  

                                                         with Cecil McBee/ bass, Tizian Jost/ piano 

                                 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

ZBF - agency Hamburg                                                                                          ZBF –agency Munich 

ZBF – Agentur Hamburg                                                                                        ZBF Agentur München           

TV: Jenfelder Allee 80, Hamburg (Ger)                                                                 Leopoldstr 19, 80802 München (Ger) 

phone: +49/40 - 6688 - 5400                                                                               phone: +49/ 89 - 381 707 – 

theatre: Gotenstr. 11, Hamburg                                                                            Fax: 089 - 381 707 - 38 

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