DORTE LENA EILERS
A journalist specializing in culture-related issues, since 2007 she is the editor of the “Theater der Zeit” journal; she is focused on musical theatre. She studied music, biology and political sciences in Osnabrück and Kingston upon Hull. She had her internship at the “Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung” and the Akademie für Publizistik in Hamburg. She has worked among others with “Tagesspiegel” and “Stuttgarter Nachrichten.” She was a co-editor of „Theater der Welt“ (2010), „Die neue Freiheit. Bulgarischen Perspektiven des Theaters“ (2011) and „Dimiter Gotscheff. Dunkel blendet das uns” (2013).
A graduate of the Department of Puppetry at the Wroclaw Faculty of the Krakow’s Ludwik Solski Academy for the Dramatic Arts and the Faculty of Acting of the Ludwik Solski Academy for the Dramatic Arts in Krakow. An actress, an assistant director and a director, she took part in production of for theatre, TV dramas and movies. She was an assistant of Jerzy Grzegorzewski directing “Miasto liczy psie nosy” [Town count dog noses] at the Studio Theatre in Warsaw and the “Tak zwana ludzkość w obłędzie” [The so-called humanity in madness] at the Stary Theatre in Krakow. Between 1995 and 2003 she performed at the Polski Theatre in Warsaw. Since 2003 she was an assistant director at the National Theatre. Since 2011 he has been the deputy of the artistic director of the Zagłębie Theatre in Sosnowiec.
A graduate of the Drama Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. A theatre critic, a playwright, a curator of art projects, a program director of the Nowy Theatre in Krakow, a program director of the International Theatre Festival Dialog – Wroclaw. A holder of scholarships granted by the Foundation for Polish Science, the Government of the Italian Republic and the Mayor of the City of Krakow; an author of a monograph on theatre of Italian futurists “Od sztuki w działaniu do działania w sztuce. Filippo Tommaso Marinetti i teatr włoskich futurystów” [From art in action to the action in the play. Filippo Tommaso Marinetti and the Italian Futurists theatre]. Currently working on his doctoral thesis on drama of theatre communication in contemporary theatre.
A playwright of the Śląski Theatre in Katowice, a writer, a poet, a journalist, a playwright. A laureate of many literary and journalist awards, a winner of the Gdynia Dramaturgy Award 2013 for the play “W środku słońca gromadzi się popiół.” He collaborates with the Strefa WolnoSłowa in the Powszechny Theatre in Warsaw.
A journalist and a playwright. She studied theatre studies, new German literature and philosophy in Mainz, Bologna, Warsaw and Berlin. She collaborates with “Theater heute” journal. She has accomplished numerous drama projects workshops, and worked at the Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz. Since 2014 she is employed at the University of Trier and currently working on her doctoral thesis “Paradoxierung und Tradition. Frank Castorf und die Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (1987–2000).” Since 2011 she has been the director of the Internationale Heiner Müller Gesellschaft.