Thorsten Teubl (*1971) was born in Ulm and grew up in the Swabian Alb. After studying theology and music and drama at the University of Bayreuth, he studied music theater and directing with Prof. Götz Friedrich at the University of Music and Performing Arts Hamburg. He has worked as a director and referee at various theaters. At the same time, he studied Cultural Management at the TU Dresden and at the University Federico II of Naples. As a lecturer in cultural management he was teaching in numerous institutions. Thorsten Teubl is currently Deputy Director of the Dance Department at the Staatstheater Kassel and dramaturg for dance. He is designated as Management Director Dance at the Landestheater Linz im Austria.