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Source: Koerber Foundation On this Sunday, the Körber Foundation awarded the Boy Gobert Prize, endowed with 10,000 euros, to actress Josefine Israel, who has been a member of the German Schauspielhaus Hamburg ensemble since the 2015/16 season. Dr. Lothar Dittmer, Chairman of the Executive Board of the Körber Foundation, presented the award for outstanding young actors at an artistic matinée in the Thalia Theater.

The audience was able to experience the award ceremony, which had to take place without an audience in the hall due to the current Corona measures, in the live stream. Guests of the matinee with a stage show, roundtables and film contributions were not only the award winner and her colleagues, but also Dr. Carsten Brosda, Senator for Culture and Media, actress Lina Beckmann as laudator, Schauspielhaus director Karin Beier, jury chairman Burghart Klaußner and Thalia director Joachim Lux. Daniel Kaiser, NDR 90.3, Josefine Israel convinced the jury through the morning “In the most varied of roles with a high degree of acting differentiation, with a lively initiative and a clever understanding of decisive directorial style.” She was supported on stage by Bendix Dethleffsen, Sasha Rau, Lars Rudolph and Samuel Weiss, her colleagues from the Deutsches Schauspielhaus. On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the award ceremony, the award ceremony looked back on the long history of the award in cinematic contributions let winners such as Ulrich Tukur, Michael Maertens, Judith Engel, Bastian Reiber and Julia Riedler have their say. Since 1981, the Körber Foundation has awarded the Boy Gobert Prize to young, outstanding actors on Hamburg theaters every year. The aim is to support the actors at the beginning of their careers. Note to journalists: You can find photos of the award ceremony here.


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