Ercan Karacayli studied acting from 1991 – 1994 at the Otto Falckenberg Schule in Munich, where he also grew up and still lives today. There followed engagements at theaters such as Münchner Kammerspiele; Theater Freiburg; and Ernst Deutsch Theater in Hamburg. From 2007 to 2009 he was part of the management team at Theater Halle 7. Karacayli has performed roles in numerous German television productions since the 1990s. In addition, Karacayli has acted in feature films and short films, including in “Bach und Bouzouki” (2006); “Ayla” (2008); “Almanya – Willkommen in Deutschland” (2011); “Dreiviertelmond” and “Sommer in Orange.” Ercan Karacayli has also been working as a director since 2000, and he directed productions at, among other theaters, Halle 7; Metropoltheater; Zentraltheater; and Torturmtheater Sommerhausen.