Gisela Schlüter

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Berlin, Germany
Blonde, lanky comedienne, singer, dancer and cabaret artist: a genuine original and all-round entertainer. This daughter of a professional soldier first aspired to be a dancer, but, at 1.76 metres, was deemed as being too tall. Gisela found consolation in taking acting classes. Her tutor, the renowned stage actor Erich Ponto, was quick to recognise her unique comic potential. In due course, Gisela made her breakthrough in revues and cabaret at the Scala, the 'Kabarett der Komiker' and the 'Berliner Komödie', where she came into her own with that distinctive gift of gab known as 'Berliner Schnauze'. Read more...