Maximilian Haas (PhD) is a performance and media theorist and a dramaturge, based in Berlin. He is a postdoc researcher at the DFG research training program “Knowledge in the Arts” at the Berlin Academy of the Arts. Haas studied at the Institute for Applied Theatre Studies in Giessen. His practice based PhD project “Animals on Stage. An Aesthetic Ecology of Performance” was affiliated with the Academy of Media Arts Cologne (KHM). Recent academic lectures and articles have been centred around the aesthetics of dance, performance, and artistic research, as well as issues of science and technology studies, and the philosophy of post-structuralism, new materialism, and pragmatism. Haas was engaged at the Volksbühne Berlin and collaborated dramaturgically with artists such as David Weber-Krebs, Hannah Hurtzig (Mobile Academy Berlin), Martin Nachbar and Jeremy Wade.
As of February 2019