nora.jpgNora Mansmann was born in 1980 in Friedberg (Ts??) and grew up in Marburg and Kassel. She studied History, Musical Studies and German Studies in Göttingen and Berlin. She held guest studentships and assistantships with Jürgen Gosch, Armin Petras, Ingo Berk, Mareike Mikat as well as with German Theater Abroad (including 2004 at the Festival of New German Voices in New York). Since 2004 she has been an independent Theatre worker. Recently she has directed “Youth without God” by Ödön von Horváth in her own stage version at the Aachen Theatre. In 2008 she developed along with the dramaturg Natalie Driemeyer the theatre research project “heimat evening. An EUkrainian search for identity” for the Weimar German National Theatre and the Bonn Theatre, where she had already directed in April 2008 her first full-length play “TERRORMUM” for the Club of Utopians. She worked again with one of her own texts as she developed “please allow me” for the season opening of the Düsseldorf Theatre House in September 2007. As part of the directorial collective SOMA she created the multimedia Theatre collage “Beetle Child” at the Hebel am Ufer (Berlin).