Dirk Lange was born in Wolfenbüttel in 1967. He studied German Philology and Art History at TU Braunschweig and subsequently studied acting with Doris Kirchner in Hamburg. He was a company member of Staatstheater Braunschweig from 1997 to 2002 and then joined Schauspiel Köln until 2007. Before he joined the acting company of Theater Chemnitz in 2008, where he stayed until 2013, he performed as a guest at Maxim Gorki Theater, among others in a stage adaptation of Theodor Storm’s “Der Schimmelreiter”, directed by Armin Petras. Dirk Lange has worked with directors including Günter Krämer, Erik Gedeon, Albrecht Hirche, Frederike Heller, Nuran David Calis, Michael Talke, Mateja Koležnik and Enrico Lübbe.
Dirk Lange has been a company member of Schauspiel Leipzig since August 2013.