Benedikt Crisand trained as an actor and joined the Accensa team as trainer in 2012. While still in drama school, he performed at the city theater in Halle (Saale) and at various theaters in Berlin and Leipzig. This was followed by a 2-year contract at the Heidelberg City Theater. In addition to his theater and coaching career, Mr. Crisand has starred in several films and TV productions, among them the feature film "In Darkness", which was nominated for an Oscar as best foreign language film. For several years, he has been working for various companies as a trainer specializing in presence and presentation training, memo techniques, improvisation training and voice coaching.