Gesine Danckwart

Gesine Danckwart was born in Elmshorn and grew up in the countryside near Lübeck, and then worked in various capacities at theatres in Vienna, Mülheim, and Berlin. She set up a place for alternative theatre in the Moabit district of Berlin. Work on her own pieces developed out of directing and performance projects. Gesine Danckwart now lives in Berlin as author and maker of theatre.