Gerhard Preusser, *1950. Studies: philosophy, English and German literature. 1980-2015 secondary-school-teacher. Since 1987 freelance author of theatre reviews in Northrhine-Westfalia (taz, WDR etc.). Has been writing reviews for “Theater heute” since 1990 and also for nachtkritik.de since 2015. 2001-2004 member of the jury of “Berliner Theatertreffen”.