Gerd Wiemer studied singing at the Dresden College of Music. He gained initial on-stage experience in various university productions, including as Pluto in Orpheus in the Underworld. This was followed by numerous performances at oratorios and recitals. Gerd Wiemer has been a member of the Dresden State Operetta's company since 1997. Since then, he has played roles including Tristan in Martha (Flotow), Figaro in The Barber of Seville (Rossini), Mr Fluth in The Merry Wives of Windsor (Nicolai), Janczi in Viktoria und ihr Husar (Victoria and her Hussar) (Abraham), Popolani in Ritter Blaubart (Knight Bluebeard) (Offenbach), Pontius Pilate in Jesus Christ Superstar (Webber), Fred Graham / Petruchio in Kiss me, Kate (Porter), Papageno in The Magic Flute(Mozart), Dr Falke in Die Fledermaus (Strauss), Mr Mushnik in Little Shop of Horrors(Menken), the narrator in The Rocky Horror Show (O’Brien) and Kruschina in The Bartered Bride(Smetana).