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Tuğsal Moğul | August-October 2019

Tuğsal Moğul was born in 1969 in Neubeckum, Westphalia. A graduated actor, director, and anaesthetist, he studied medicine at the universities of Hanover, Vienna and Lübeck, and acting at the HMTM Hanover. In addition to his part-time job as a doctor in a teaching hospital in Münster, he works as a writer and director. His debut Halbstarke Halbgötter (Yobs and Demi-Gods) was selected for the Heidelberger Play Market in 2011. In 2014, Die Deutsche Ayşe (The German Ayşe) won the Audience Award and the Youth Jury Award at the NRW Theater Meeting. The research project Die NSU-Morde: Auch Deutsche unter den Opfern (The NSU Murders: Germans also among the Victims) was invited to the Autorentheatertage Berlin 2015, staged in Turkish in 2018 with the Istanbul ensemble from Kumbaracı50 Theater and invited as a guest performance to Mühlheim an der Ruhr and Luxembourg. In 2019 he staged Westend by Moritz Rinke in the Istanbul theater DasDas. In September 2020, his research project on crime in the German health care system, Wir haben getan, was wir konnten (We Did What We Could), premiered at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg and was selected for the Heidelberg Play Market in 2021. In spring 2021, his play Deutsche Ärzte Grenzenlos (German Doctors without Boundaries) premiered at the Münster Theater.
 
Tuğsal Moğul was a resident at Tarabya Cultural Academy from December 2017 to February 2018 and from August to October 2019.