Miriam Tscholl studied Cultural Studies and Aesthetic Communication at the University of Hildesheim (Germany). She then worked as an artistic assistant at the university’s Institute for Media and Theatre. Productions of her independent theatre group Werkgruppe 1 were staged at a number of European festivals. Since the 2009/2010 season, Tscholl is head of the Bürgerbühne at Staatsschauspiel Dresden. She also works as a director in Hanover, Berlin, Mannheim, Düsseldorf and Freiburg. During the 2018/2019 season she has the artistic direction of OUR STAGE – 4. European Bürgerbühne Festival.