Maria Munkert has been a member of the ensemble at Nationaltheater Mannheim since the 2018/2019 season. After guest engagements at the Schauspielhaus Düsseldorf and Theater Bonn, she was a member of the ensemble at Theater Bonn from 2006 to 2013, where she performed, among other roles, Ariel in Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”; Electra in “Electra/Orestes” by Sophocles; and Karoline in Horváth’s “Kasimir and Karoline.” In 2012 she received the Thespis Prize from Theater Bonn. She had additional guest engagements at Theater Heidelberg; Hessisches Staatstheater in Wiesbaden; Niedersächsisches Staatstheater Hannover; and Staatstheater Kassel. She has been under contract at Staatstheater Kassel since 2016, and she could be seen most recently there performing the role of Puck in Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” She has worked with, among other directors, Dominic Friedel; Schirin Khodadadian; Alexander Nerlich; Heike M. Goetze; Eva Lange; and Laura Linnenbaum. Maria Munkert has also been teaching at the State University of Music and the Performing Arts Stuttgart since 2016. Maria Munkert studied at the State University of Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart, and in 2006 she won the solo as well as the ensemble award at the annual German Theater School Conference.