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Jenny Mahla



Critical Dance Studies

Grunewaldstr. 35
Room 210
12165 Berlin

Jenny Mahla works as a freelancer in the field of dance dramaturgy and texts as well as a facilitator for various encounter and exchange formats. Focusing on Dance and Gender Studies at the University of Leipzig, they found their way to contemporary dance and worked as a dramaturg for Dance Theatre Heidelberg from 2018 to 2021. Since 2021 they are in Berlin and founded the network "Tools for Friction" at the Uferstudios together with other dance makers. Besides pursuing their master’s degree at the FU Berlin in Critical Dance Studies, they are already working and researching in the field of Queer Theory and Critical Dance Studies.

In the winter semester 2023/24, they taught the seminar "Intersectionally Queer: Decolonial Readings of Dance" together with Prof. Dr. Lucia Ruprecht as part of the pilot project "Students as Partners" at the FU Berlin.