Dongfang Xie (bass-baritone) completed his master’s degree in opera/musical theater in 2022 at the University of the Arts in Berlin. Prior to that, he completed a master’s degree in voice at the Hochschule für Künste Bremen. After an engagement at the Staatstheater Oldenburg in the 2018/19 chorus, he took on the role of Cristiano in Giuseppe Verdi’s „Un ballo in maschera“ at the Theater Bremen in 2018/19. At the Ettlingen Castle Festival in 2020/21, he sang the prison warden Frank in „Die Fledermaus“ by Johann Strauss. In the summer of 2018 he sang Count Almaviva in the university production of „The Marriage of Figaro“ and in the summer of 2019 he sang the role of Papageno in „The Magic Flute“ at the HfK Bremen with performances at the Shakespeare Company Bremen.