Carolin Fortenbacher

Carolin Fort Bacher ( born June 26, 1963 in Hamburg ) is a German singer and actress. A wide audience it was the ABBA musical Mamma Mia! known in which she was engaged from 2002 to 2007 as the lead actress in the Hamburg operetta house. She is a member of the musical group La Fort Bacher & the Carolingian.

  • 2.1 Musical and guest appearances
  • 2.2 Solo albums
  • 2.3 Singles


1980s and 1990s

Taught in classical ballet Already from an early age, Carolin Fort Bacher was at the age of 13 years ballet student at Monika cyclists. From 1982 to 1984 she was on the train Volker Ullmann Studio in Hamburg as a singer, dancer and actress and deepened her studies from 1991 to 2005 with Liliana Aabye. In 1983, her first engagement at the International Movers Dance Company in Hamburg. In 1988, she appeared as a dancer on in the musical revue Hallelujah, Broadway at the Stadttheater Kaiserslautern.

At Fort Bachers repertoire includes different styles of White Soul, Jazz, Pop, Rock and Heavy Metal to classical opera singing. Your own musical style is in the range of rock chanson. The audience is known both by musical roles as well as classic games coloratura soprano. So she went from 1985 to 1991 including as Queen of the Night in Mozart's opera The Magic Flute at the Hamburg Chamber Opera on as Anita in Bernstein's West Side Story at the Stadttheater Münster as well as Rosalia at the Staatstheater Kassel, as Lucy are in you okay, Charlie Brown hamburger at theater am Holstenwall and when Audrey in little Shop of Horrors at the Theater Nordhausen and at the Theater am Aegi in Hanover. On the outdoor stage Tecklenburg she was engaged for the title role in Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Evita.

From September 1992 acted Fort Bacher in over 60 performances as Pier Angeli in the world premiere of the Franco - pop musical The Legend of Jimmy Dean in the Essen Theater Casa Nova. In addition, she was alternately be seen in the roles of Mabel and Kate in The Pirates of Penzance at the Theater Dortmund as well as in the theater of the West in Berlin. For her portrayal of Kate and her role as Philia in states such as in ancient Rome, it was in Berlin awarded the audience prize at the theater of the West. The Image Award Germany as " Best Actress " she received while for her role as Aldonza in Man of La Mancha ( 1996).


As a black spider in Peter Maffay's musical Tabaluga & Lilli Fort Bacher was engaged from 1999 to 2001 at the TheatrO CentrO in Oberhausen. However, the breakthrough came with the starring role of single mother Donna in the jukebox musical Mamma Mia!, Which she held in 1200 operetta performances at Haus Hamburg from November 2002 to September 2007. The live CD of the musical in 2005, achieved platinum status, 2006, the album was awarded the Golden Tuning Fork.

At the beginning of 2004, toured Fort Carolin Bacher with the Musical Gala Best of Musical by Germany and Austria. In September 2005, appeared with twelve tracks her first solo album back to me. As part of the selection of the "Hamburger Top Women 2005 " Fort Bacher was chosen by the readers of Bild Zeitung place behind Loki Schmidt. On 6 March 2008 she performed with the written and composed by Pe Werner pop ballad Beyond the Ocean on at Deutsche preliminary decision to Euro Vision Song Contest 2008 in which she prevailed against Marquess, Cinema Bizarre and Tommy Reeve in the first round, but in the final selection behind the No Angels took second place with 49.5% with Disappear. The release of her single and her album Drama in March 2008 was followed by a nationwide tour with private live program. In December 2008, she also provided support for the pop band Gregorian as a guest star on her tour of Germany Christmas Chants.

In June 2009, Fort Bacher participated in the VOX mission The perfect celebrity dinner part. Since 2009, she also acts as Katja choice duck in the Hamburg Chamber matches as part of the Italian song recital Pasta e basta.


2010 followed her solo program Blatantly Thawed - A concert theater in the temporary buildings of Hamburg and a solo concert in Oberhausen Ebertbad. In the same year she made with entertainer Kay Ray, the duo La Fort Bacher and Kay. With their hot program in Concert they regularly including in the Schmidt Theater Hamburg and recurring in the Bar jeder Vernunft in Berlin and the Theater am Aegi in Hanover. On Schmidt Theater Hamburg Fort Bacher also acts under the direction of Corny Littmann in the hit comedy Oh Alpengluehn! Mirko Bott, for which she was in category " Outstanding Actress" award in October 2012 with the Rolf- Mares- price. Since 2011 she embodies on the side of Sascha Rotermund the title role in the novel adaptation of The Orange Girl by Jostein Gaarder at Hamburg Altona Theatre. Together with Sascha Rotermund developed Carolin Fort Bacher then the stage program " La Fort Bacher & Carol Inger: I 'm hungry! ", Which in February 2013 under the baton of Martin Langer and Dominik Pobot in Hamburg Schmidts Tivoli ( his successful ) had its premiere.

Carolin Fort Bacher lives in Hamburg and is the mother of a daughter. In 2008 she was appointed by the Foundation phönikks in Hamburg for musical ambassador. Since March 2012 she is married to actor and voice actor Sascha Rotermund.


Musical and guest appearances

Solo albums

  • 2005: Back to me
  • 2008: Drama
  • 2014: Kamionka - La Fort Bacher & the Carolingian


  • 2005: Stowaway
  • 2008: Beyond the Ocean
  • 2014: Souvenir - La Fort Bacher & the Carolingian


  • 2012: Rolf- Mares Award in the category " Outstanding Actress " for Alpengluehn Oh!