Uta Schorlemmer, scholar of theatre studies and educator, studied 1990-1996 in Berlin, Paris and Krakow, 1999-2003 completion of her doctorate on the polish director Krystian Lupa, 2003-2006 research fellow at GWZO/University of Leipzig and lecturer at the institute of theatre studies on the University of Bern, curator of several exhibitions in Leipzig and Krakow, 2008-2010 adjunct professor at the German department of Occidental College, Los Angeles, since 2011 teacher in Berlin, 2015 awarded the Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland. Numerous publications, including Die Magie der Annäherung und das Geheimnis der Distanz. Krystian Lupas Recherche “neuer Mythen” im Theater (2003); Tadeusz Kantor. Er war sein Theater (2005/2010); Kunst ist ein Verbrechen. Tadeusz Kantor, Deutschland und die Schweiz (2007).