Sven Hönig, born in 1977, graduated from the »Ernst-Busch« Academy for Dramatic Arts in Berlin. During his studies he worked alongside Peter Zadek and Manfred Karge. Afterwards he was engaged at the Maxim Gorki Theater, the Schaubühne Berlin and the Staatstheater Cottbus where he worked, among others, with stage directors Christoph Schroth, Allejandro Quintana and Wolf Bunge. In 2005 he was touring with the theatre company »fliegende fische« (»flying fishes«) through Nepal and India. After his return he continued touring through Germany with »fliegende fische« and three other programs. Particularly the program »Götter Guru Germany« has been received with great enthusiasm by audience and press. In addition to his theatre work Sven Hönig is also a passionate film actor. He was the lead in »Der Puppengräber« and appeared in the cinema films »Krabat« and »Die Päpstin«. Since 2010/2011 he has been engaged at the Staatstheater Braunschweig where he played among others the title character in »Liliom«, Jago in Shakespeare’s »Othello«, Prospero in »The Tempest« and von Kalb in »Kabale und Liebe«.