is a professor for TheaterStudies at the Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany. Her main focus of research lies on the physical forms of stages and reception, theater/contextual spaces, the topology of the chorus, the relationship between theaterand the fine arts, media theory, and the aesthetics of contemporary theater.
has been a principal researcher at the Institute of Theater studies of the Ruhr University of Bochum since 2011. She is working on the epistemology of theater studies and on the conceptualisation of theater history, out of a new interpretation of the concept of action in Hegel's Aesthetics. Her current research subject is a revision of the prevailing notion of Drama. She received her PhD in Strasbourg under the supervision of Jean-Luc Nancy, a Masters-Degree under the supervision of Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe and graduated in classical philology in Greece.