Annelis Kuhlmann

Associate Professor, PhD, Associate professor

Associate professor in Dramaturgy since 2001. PhD with the dissertation, Stanislavski’s Theatre Concepts (1997), financed by National Council of Research (SHF) at Institute of Dramaturgy, Aarhus University. Research periods as visiting scholar at The Stanislavski Archives, at Moscow Art Theatre (MXAT), Moscow (1993-94).
2019 co-editor of Grønlands Teaterhistorie på vej (Greenlandic Theatre History - on its way).
Member of Editorial Board, Nordic Theatre Studies and Il Castello di Elsinore. Director of the research centres, Centre for Theatre Laboratory Research – CTLS (since 2007) and Centre for Historical Performance Practice – ChiPP (since 2018). The latest research project is Danish Theatre Archives in times of digitalization in research and teaching.
Peer reviewer in national research committees in Italy, Iceland, UK, Sweden.
Visiting scholar at Department of Drama and Theatre, School of Arts, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK (2018), financed by Carlsberg Foundation. Similarly, for shorter visits, I was visiting guest lecturer at Institut für Theaterwissenschaft, (Freie Universität Berlin), Institut d’Études Théâtrales, (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris III), University of Osaka (Japan), Università degli Studi di Roma I, La Sapienza, (Rome), and Janaček Academy of Music and Performance, Brno, (Czech Republic).

Theatre Studies at GITIS (Moscow 1988-89) in theatre criticism and history. Internship at School of Dramatic Art (Anatoly Vassiliev, Moscow, 1988-89). Internship on August Strindberg’s A Dream Play (Peter Oskarsson, Folkteatern in Gävle, Sweden, 1984). Assistant on Richard Wagner’s Ringen (Der Ring des Nibelungen; Jutland Opera, 1984-87). Longstanding collaboration with Odin Teatret, Holstebro, Denmark.
Teaching dramaturgy and history of theatre to acting and playwright students at the Acting School at Aarhus Teater (2005-2012).

MA, BA, BA (Cand. mag. et art.) in Dramaturgy, French and Russian languages and literature.

Publications in Danish, English, Russian, Chinese, Japanese. For more information, see website