Biographie

A kid of Vienna and a man of Berlin

Hubert Michael Eichholzer alias Michael Mischinsky was born on November 1964
in Wels, Austria.

By the age of  10 he was touring with the Benedict choir of Kremsmünster
(a famous monastery and private Catholic school for boys) perfoming Haydn’s “Schöpfung” across the concert halls of Austria. At 14, he was a supernumerary in different musicals during the summer festival in Baden near Vienna. (Boccaccio, Lustige Witwe)


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From 1985-1989 he studied acting at Max-Reinhard-Seminar in Vienna, where from his first study year on he played different characters in works by Marivaux, Pinter, Beckett and Shakespeare in public performances.

Directly after his studies he had his grand debut at the Schauspielhaus Zürich. He successfully played the character of Paul Kreindl in Arthur Schnitzlers “Das weite Land”, directed by Hans Hollmann.

Following that, he acted in “Der Bauer als Millionär”, directed by Jürgen Flimm during the Salzburger summer festival, as well as in “Sommernachtstraum” at the Gandersheimer Dom festival

This was succeeded by a longer engagement at the main theatre in Baden Baden, Germany, under Director, Dr. Frieder Lorenz where he performed daily and acted in several musicals including for example “Kiss me Kate” and “My Fair Lady” and was assistant to the Director in Bertholt Brechts “The Three Penny Opera”.

Subsequently he moved to Berlin and acted in several theatre projects, amongst them an international production “ Don Quijotes Doppelgänger” with Director, Niksa Eterovic produced by the Hebbeltheatre and Werkstatt der Kulturen.

In addition he worked as a narrator and as a speaker. He also worked for two years as an instructor for “acting workshops” in Primary Schools and High Schools. 

His major solo project, an adaption for theatre and performance of “Listen, Little Man!” by Wilhelm Reich, was successfully shown on several stages in Berlin. For example Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, (Red Saloon), and Brechthouse, a.o.  

After 15 years in Berlin he returned to Vienna and since then completed his studies in Cultural Management earning a MA - Master of Arts.

Lately, he performed and toured for several months in over 70 stages in Austria with the two one-act plays of Nestroy.