is a freelance dramaturge working for the Theatertreffen and Maxim Gorki Theater. He studied Modern German Literature, Old German Linguistic and Literature Studies, and Philosophy at the University of Bonn. He has worked as a dramaturge at the Deutsches Theater Göttingen, the Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar, the Düsseldorf Schauspielhaus. In 2010, he took over the directorship of the Theatertreffen’s Stückemarkt for the Berliner Festspiele. He has taught at the University of Göttingen, the Freie Universität Berlin and the University of Erfurt with a focus on stage dramaturgy and contemporary drama. Since 2014 he has been a curator for the international festival «Offene Welt» in Ludwigshafen.