Jana did theatre studies at the Sorbonne in Paris, trained dancing and choreography at SEAD Salzburg and HZT Berlin. During her Master at the HZT she started to freelance and realized quickly that she enjoys the context of art academy as a place to do work and develop research. Therefore, she enrolled in the doctoral program of the Theater Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland where she defended her doctoral research in August 2018.

Her work has been presented internationally. More on this, teaching and grants, see further down in cv.


During her doctorate she became the mum of two terrific girls. She lives and moves between Helsinki, Finland and Freiburg, Germany.

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