Jan Bluthardt was born 1978 in Temuco (Chile) and received his acting degree from the Westfälische Acting School Bochum. He played his first roles at Schauspielhaus Bochum and Schauspielhaus Leipzig while still enrolled in acting school. In 2006 he became one of Theater Basel´s company members and worked with directors such as Anna Viebrock, Werner Duggelin and Elias Perrig. He worked for Schauspielhaus Zürich in 2009 where he acted in productions by Barbara Frey, Clemens Sienknecht, Ruedi Häusermann, Stefan Pucher, Sebastian Baumgarten, René Pollesch, Sebastian Nübling and Herbert Fritsch. As of the 14/15 season he works as a freelance actor in Berlin and Zürich.