Uwe Gössel is a freelance dramaturg, theater maker and lecturer, based in Berlin. Hehasdone projects as a dramaturg in Berlin (Deutsches Theater), Reykjavik (City Theatre and National Theatre), Kiev (Goethe-Institut), Tunis (JTC-Festival) andStrausberg (Theater Andere Welt). He studied Applied Cultural Studies and Aesthetic Practice at Hildesheim University, graduating with a diploma in Applied Cultural Studies. He was a dramaturg at the Volkstheater Rostock, Baltic Coast, from 1999to2002and subsequently at the Maxim Gorki Theater Berlin until 2004. From 2006to2014he run the International Forum within the Theatertreffen / Berliner Festspiele. Since 2005 hehas been a board member of the board and since 2015 as vice chairman of the Dramaturgs’ Society.