Bloggers 2020

The bloggers of the 2020 Theatertreffen-Blog are:

Lea Matika

Lea Matika

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Lea Matika

*1988

studied English and German philology and transcultural theatre studies. She lives in Leipzig and works as a musician, theatre maker and journalist. Her texts have been published in the Leipzig city magazine kreuzer and Ventil Verlag, among others.

Ann Mbuti

*1990

is a writer and cultural journalist. Her work examines the social potential of art and culture, which she regularly writes about for Swiss and international publications. She lives and works in Zurich.

Ann Mbuti

Ann Mbuti

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Victor Osterloh

Victor Osterloh

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Victor Osterloh

*1995

comes from Berlin, where he studied literature, political science and sociology. He has worked for rbb television and radio, the student paper FURIOS, in theatre and as a documentalist for the Berlin Academy of Arts.

Nicholas Potter

*1990 (guest blogger EXBERLINER)

is an Anglo-German journalist and theatre editor with the English-language city magazine EXBERLINER. He writes about culture, society and politics for taz, Jungle World and Freitag. His favourite subjects include theatre, subcultures, gender and social movements. He joined the Theatertreffen-Blog’s team in 2019.

Nicholas Potter

Nicholas Potter

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Laura Schuller

Laura Schuller

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Laura Schuller

*1992

was born and raised in Luxembourg. During her degree programme in theatre studies, philosophy and cultural sciences in Leipzig, she directed productions in the local independent theatre scene. Several internships in dramaturgy and theatre directions followed (where she worked with artists including René Pollesch) as well as an MA-degree in theatre studies in Berlin. While engaged in editing and dramaturgical preparation work, she rediscovered her new-old love for writing. She is currently writing her MA-thesis and her first novel in Berlin.

Lynn Takeo Musiol & Eva Tepest

Lynn Takeo Musiol

*Scorpio
is a freelance artist and author with a focus on class, queerness and climate. Most recently, she*he worked as a curatorial assistant for Maxim Gorki Theater’s Berliner Herbstsalon. From 2020/21, Lynn Takeo will work as a dramaturg at Schauspielhaus Düsseldorf. She*he has been a scholarship holder of the Berlin Academy of Arts since 2019.

Eva Tepest

*Cancer
is a journalist and author. She has been writing about culture and media, LGBTI and the Arab region regularly for media including taz, Tagesspiegel and Missy Magazine.

Together, Lynn Takeo Musiol and Eva Tepest have published texts in taz, Glitter, Metamorphosen and other media.

Lynn Takeo Musiol & Eva Tepest

Lynn Takeo Musiol & Eva Tepest

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