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 Yvonne Büdenhölzer, born in 1977, studied German Studies and Paedagogy in Bonn. She worked as a directorial and dramaturgy assistant in various theatres and freelance, as well as for the theatre biennial “New Plays from Europe” in Bonn and Wiesbaden. Since 2005 she has taught at the Free University Berlin in the area of Applied Literature Studies. Also since 2005, she has directed the play market at the theatre meeting of the Berlin Festival.