Richard Zapf, born 1986 in Bergisch Gladbach, completed his acting training at the SfSH. Since graduating, he has worked as a freelance actor and lecturer. Among others, he has performed in productions at the St. Pauli Theater, Ernst Deutsch Theater, Theater für Niedersachsen, Ohnsorg Theater, Thalia Theater in Gaußstraße, Kampnagel, Schauspielhaus Wien or Staatstheater Mainz. He has also worked as an online journalist for Der Spiegel and spent many years working with children in violence prevention. 2020 he is co-founder of Hallimasch Komplex, a theater collective.