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Theater / Dance

Dr. Gabriele Brandstetter
Professor of Theater Studies

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Institute for Theater Studies

Grunewaldstr. 35, 12165 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 50336
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 50323
Emailtheater-tanz@fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Gabriele Brandstetter

Areas of Expertise

  • History and aesthetics of the dance from the 18th century to the present
  • Modern and avant-garde theater and dance
  • Contemporary theater, dance, performance
  • Theatricality and gender difference
  • Virtuosity in the arts and culture
  • Body – image – movement


Dr. Erika Fischer-Lichte
Professor of Theater Studies

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Institute for Theater Studies

Grunewaldstr. 35, 12165 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 503 15
Emailtheater@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Erika Fischer-Lichte

Areas of Expertise

  • European theater history
  • Interweaving of cultures in performance


Dr. Anne Fleig
Professor of German Literature

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Institute of German and Dutch Languages and Literatures

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 554 05
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 608 78
Emailannefleig@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Anne Fleig

Areas of Expertise

  • Literature of the Enlightenment period
  • Literature around 1800
  • Cultural modernity
  • Contemporary literature (after 1989)
  • History of drama and theater
  • Theory and history of the body
  • History and aesthetics of sports
  • Literature by women
  • Gender studies
  • Transcultural contemporary literature
  • Cultural history of the concept of “trust”


Dr. Doris Kolesch
Professor of Theater Studies

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Institute of Theater Studies

Grunewaldstr. 35, 12165 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 50338
Phone (Assistant)+49 30 838 50322
Emailkolesch@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Doris Kolesch

Areas of Expertise

  • Cultural studies
  • Theory, aesthetics, and history of the theater
  • Performative arts of the present (performance, installation, etc.)
  • Cultural emotion research
  • Voice
  • Gender studies


Dr. Annette Lehmann
Professor of Theater Studies

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Institute of Theater Studies

Grunewaldstr. 35, 12165 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 50329
Emailajlehman@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Annette Jael Lehmann

Areas of Expertise

  • Visual culture of the 19th and 20th centuries
  • Art and new media
  • Relationship between mediality and visuality
  • Gender and queer studies
  • Modern and contemporary art
  • Performance art
  • Cultural management, exhibition and media management


Dr. Michaela Sambanis
Professor of English Didactics

Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Institute for English Language and Literature

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Phone (Office)+49 30 838 55961
Emailsambanis@zedat.fu-berlin.de
HomepageProf. Dr. Michaela Sambanis

Areas of Expertise

Language, Emotion and Movement

  • Translational research as a link between brain research and the practice of teaching and learning foreign languages

Drama Pedagogy in Teaching English and in Teacher Training

  • Early acquisition of foreign languages
  • Mixed-age learning settings
  • English instruction tailored to specific individual needs