Dramaturgy as a Control Room of Discourses. Relations Between Theatre and Society in the German Federal Republic of the Seventies.

The dissertation project tackles dramaturgical practices in the Federal Republic of Germany during the 1970s, with a specific focus on production dramaturgy. The practical aspects of the dramaturge’s work – as well as the degrees of her involvement in the proceedings of theatre ensembles – will be reconstructed on the basis of concrete examples from …

Enter Oberammergau. Zur Konstituierung und Institutionalisierung des hybriden Raumes Oberammergau seit dem 19. Jahrhundert

Unter dem Arbeitstitel “Enter Oberammergau. Zur Konstituierung des hybriden Raumes Oberammergau seit dem 19. Jahrhundert” widmet sich das Promotionsvorhaben Oberammergau und seinem Passionsspiel aus raumtheoretisch-szenographischer Perspektive und untersucht den “Raum Oberammergau” in seinem historischen Wandel ab der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts. Auf der Grundlage von quellenanalytischen Studien stehen im Fokus der Forschung sowohl Fragen nach …

Tradition in progress. Electrical modern times in a provincial court theater

The dissertation project focuses on the mechanization und electrification of the Hoftheater Stuttgart, a former court theater in a medium-sized town around 1900. At that time, the new electric light becomes a symbol for social and cultural progress. Simultaneously, however, it provokes future shocks and conventionalism. Consequently, the electrification of the theater causes a public …