Jana is an artist-researcher with a background in experimental contemporary choreography. She 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, gained some visiblity with her choreographic work, but realized 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. April 2019 she starts as visiting researcher at the Performing Arts Research Centre of the Theater Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki.
She lives and moves between Helsinki, Finland and Freiburg, Germany.