Melda Hazirci (performer) trained as foreign language correspondent and lived in New York for a year before taking up theatre. She studied acting at Schauspiel München in her hometown. As a student, she formed part of the company Stankenhausen Tropical at Heppel & Ettlich Theatre and appeared in many short films and music videos in cooperation with HFF München, Macromedia and Medienakademie. Her acting credits include PERPLEX (Heppel & Ettlich, 2014), LIEBLINGSMENSCHEN (Theater und so fort, 2015), DIE NASHÖRNER (Pasinger Fabrik, 2015) and KÖNIG DER HERZEN (a.gon Theater, 2014-2016). She also appeared in ARD and BR productions (POLIZEIRUF 110, WALULIS SIEHT FERN) as well as many music videos and short films.