Walter Hess


Walter Hess, born in Luzern in 1939, had his first engagement at the Stadttheater Konstanz from 1963 to 1968. Thereafter he took on freelance projects and appeared in guest performances at the Theater Basel, the Luzerner Theater as well as the Schauspielhaus Zürich, etc. Between 1972 and 1980 he worked as actor and director at the Theater an der Winkelwiese in Zurich where he continued as freelancer until 1987 when he took up an acting engagement at the Schauspiel Bonn. In 1997, he moved to the Staatstheater Hannover and was engaged at the Schauspielhaus Zürich from 2000 to 2002. Since 2002 Walter Hess has been a member of the Münchner Kammerspiele ensemble and collaborates with numerous directors of contemporary theatre. He gave his debut in dance 2018 with Trajall Harrell in “Morning in Byzantinum”.



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