Christel Weiler


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Christel Weiler has been Program Director at the International Research Center ‘Interweaving Performance Cultures’ at Freie Universität Berlin since 2008. She began her research on intercultural theatre in the 1980s, with a focus on the work of Robert Wilson and Eugenio Barba. Her current interests encompass a variety of postmigrant and postcolonial theatre work, especially in Berlin, as well as practices of transcultural cooperation, actor training, performance, and spirituality. She has published a monograph on Intercultural Theatre, various essays on contemporary theatre, co-edited a series of books on contemporary performance art/theatre, and together with Jens Roselt, a collection of essays on subjecthood and actor training/acting.