Max studied acting at the Konservatorium in Vienna. He has worked for the Thalia Theater in Hamburg, the Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg, the Schauspielhaus Graz, Schauspielhaus Wien and at the Burgtheater in Vienna. In 2011, he won the Nestory Prize in the category 'Best Actor'. For the 2014/15 season, Max is a member of the Schauspiel Frankfurt ensemble, where he previously worked in »I am Nijinsky. I amDeath.« in 2013/14.