Lisa Eckhart

Lisa Eckhart (born 6 September 1992 in Leoben) is an Austrian poetry slammer and cabaret artist.

Lisa Eckhart
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Eckhart in 2015
Lisa Lasselsberger

(1992-09-06) 6 September 1992 (age 28)
OccupationSlam poet, Cabaret artist, Entertainer, Comedian


Lisa Eckhart grew up near Leoben in Styria with her grandparents. After graduating from the HIB Liebenau in Graz in 2009, she studied German and Slavic Studies in Vienna and at the Paris Sorbonne. After a one-year stay in London, she moved to Berlin.[1][2] She completed her master studies at the Free University of Berlin. The first master's thesis on femininity and National Socialism based on Joseph Goebbels's diaries was rejected, and her second master's thesis dealt with the figure of the devil in German literature. After graduating, she completed over twenty unsuccessful auditions at drama schools, often reciting Mephistopheles, and finally discovered poetry slam. In October 2015, she won the Austrian Poetry Slam Championships as the second woman.[3] At the German Poetry Slam Championship 2015 in Augsburg competed with the later winner Jan Philipp Zymny.[4]

In November 2015, she gave her cabaret solo debut, with which she stood on stage, in the Vienna Theater am Alsergrund.[5] In 2015, she was one of five finalists on the Golden Miniature Nail. For her solo program, she was awarded the prize of the Austrian Cabaret Award.[6][7]

In 2016 she was in Vereinsheim Schwabing in Bayerischer Rundfunk and as part of the advice team of What's new? as well as at STÖCKL. on ORF in 2017, she was a guest at Pufpaff's happy hour, at noon from 18 by Dieter Nuhr, on WDR in Mitternachtsspitzen and presented by Gerburg Jahnke and on ORF hosted by Hosea Ratschiller show Prater Stars.

On January 10, 2018, Lisa Eckhart started her second solo program with The Benefits of Vice (premiere in the Cabaret Niedermair).[8] She calls herself "an angry, screaming Austrian rejected by art schools and loved by Germans who will never learn"[9] and likes to wear eccentric outfits.[10]


  • 2016: Austrian Cabaret Award - Award for As if you had better things to do
  • 2017: Berliner Bär (B.Z. Culture Prize) - Poetry Slam Prize[11]
  • 2017: Pantheon Prize - Jury Prize Early Rage & Corrupt
  • 2017: German Cabaret Prize - Sponsorship Award
  • 2018: Deutscher Kleinkunstpreis - Prize of the City of Mainz[12]


  1. ^ „Frauen werden zur Innenschau erzogen“. Artikel vom 18. April 2016, abgerufen am 23. August 2016.
  2. ^ Interview in der Zeitschrift Falter. Ausgabe 4/2016, abgerufen am 23. August 2016.
  3. ^ Elisabeth Gürtler, Marc Pircher, Wolfgang Pennwieser und Lisa Eckhart zu Gast in „Stöckl.“. OTS-Meldung vom 1. Juni 2016, abgerufen am 23. August 2016.
  4. ^ Süddeutsche Zeitung: "Wort für Wort", Teil 1 - Teuflisch gut. Artikel vom 20. Dezember 2015, abgerufen am 23. August 2016.
  5. ^ Wiener Zeitung: Vom Poetry Slam auf die Kabarettbühne. Artikel vom 23. Jänner 2016, abgerufen am 23. August 2016.
  6. ^ - Thomas Maurer erhält Österreichischen Kabarettpreis. Artikel vom 23. August 2016, abgerufen am 23. August 2016.
  7. ^ Wiener Zeitung: Thomas Maurer schafft das Triple. Artikel vom 23. August 2016, abgerufen am 23. August 2016.
  8. ^ Lisa Eckhart: Schwarzer Humor grimmigster wienerischer Tradition, auf der Webseite, abgerufen am 11. Jänner 2018
  9. ^ SWR1 Radio interview Dec. 2017 [1]
  10. ^ January 2018 performance on 3sat TV show featuring "sauna culture, prudism and sexism" [2]
  11. ^ B.Z.-Kulturpreis: Großes Bären-Kino in der Oper, die ein Theater war. Artikel vom 24. Jänner 2017, abgerufen am 2. Oktober 2017.
  12. ^ Deutscher Kleinkunstpreis: Vitasek und Eckhart geehrt. Artikel vom 8. November 2017, abgerufen am 8. November 2017.

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