2006 - 2015
Fruits of Boredom
The garage, therefore I am
The Dominion of the Hairdo
German, Sociology, and Education in Wuppertal and
Düsseldorf; and Film History in
Düsseldorf, Essen and Kingston (Canada).
years a freelancer at the Düsseldorf Film Institute and
film specialist and presenter at the Community Cinema
in Velbert; German and English teacher by profession, in Germany and abroad; since 2012 in Mönchengladbach Rheydt, with a focus on communication and filmmaking.
Film training in camera work and editing in Düsseldorf (Filmwerkstatt).
Theater training, with a focus on improvisation, in Düsseldorf (Tanzhaus NRW, Schauspielhaus
Düsseldorf) and Verscio, Switzerland (Scuola Dimitri).
Author of "Alfred Hitchcock
PhD., born 1961, studied German, English and Philosophy in Cologne. Academic dissertation:
"'Bizepsaristokraten' – Sport
als Thema der essayistischen Literatur" ("'Bicep Aristocrats' – Sport
as Theme in Essayist Literature"), published by Aisthesis, 2004; widely reviewed, e.g. by the Neue
Zürcher Zeitung, Die Welt, and WDR.
Since 1989 teacher in the Vocational Education and Training System;
lecturer in Literary Didactics at the University of Cologne; teacher trainer
for German and English at the Studienseminar Krefeld. Journalistic and
academic publications, e.g. in Deutsches
Ärzteblatt, and Die Germanistik.
Author and MC of literary cabaret presentations.